Paul Carberry winning at Naas on Wounded Warrior. Noel Meade’s six-year-old could make his first appearance over fences in a handicap at Fairyhouse. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Wounded Warrior has been left with top-weight after 45 horses were left in the Boylesports Irish Grand National at Fairyhouse on Easter Monday followi(...)

In the parade ring at the festival last year. Photograph: Joe Giddens

To the uninitiated tuning in to see what all this Cheltenham panic is about, Michael O’Leary will be among the festival’s most recognisable faces, a g(...)

An apprentice carpenter was stabbed to death in a row over a woman, an inquest has heard.Maurice Martin’s killer stabbed him 14 times in a frenzied a(...)

Jockey Eddie O’Connell has until next week to lodge an appeal.

Jockey Eddie O’Connell has until next week to lodge an appeal against the landmark four-year ban on racing corruption charges he got from the Turf Clu(...)

Paul Webber’s Cantlow heads a maximum field of 30 for Monday’s Irish Grand National at Fairyhouse. The British horse is one of six runne(...)

Andrew Thornton celebrates winning the Ladbrokes Irish National on Lion Na Bearnai – an intended runner in Saturday’s big race at Aintree – at Fairyhouse in 2012.

Topweight Tidal Bay is the headline act among the ‘senior citizens’ for Saturday’s Crabbies Grand National but Co(...)

Tony McCoy: received a warm welcome from punters at Navan racecourse

Minella Foru was career-winner 4,002 for Tony McCoy when maintaining his unbeaten record at Navan yesterday, but the horse looks destined to become kn(...)

Flemenstar will seek to defend his Fortria Chase crown at Navan tomorrow. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho.

It takes a lot to switch the spotlight from Tony McCoy just now but Flemenstar’s return to action at Navan tomorrow might manage it.On the back of own(...)

 Dane Massey (right of picture) returns to the Dundalk squad for tonight’s  Airtricity League Premier Division clash with St Patrick’s Athletic in Inchicore. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

A year ago, recalls Gavin McLaughlin, a game in Belfield Bowl played in front of 121 people provided a pretty stark sense of where Dundalk stood with (...)

Clandeboye and Co Sligo will contest the tomorrow’s Barton Shield Final after coming through the penultimate stage of the AIG sponsored, GUI All Irela(...)