Davy Condon riding Bayan  clear the last on the way to winning  The Ladbroke from Pine Creek (right) at Ascot. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images for Ascot Racecourse

Bayan dug deep to take The Ladbroke at Ascot for Irish trainer Gordon Elliott and rider Davy Condon. Shelford and the long-absent Balgarry set what lo(...)

Jamie Codd guiding  Shaneshill to victory at Punchestown. The Grade One Bumper winner will be fancied in the Navan Novice Hurdle. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

Shaneshill is the star equine attraction on Navan’s Grade Two card but Davy Condon’s return to action will be the most welcome element to the pre-fe(...)

Barry Geraghty: takes over in the plate today on Flaxen Flare. Photograph: James Crombie

Aidan O’Brien’s focus is on the upcoming Champions Weekend but he won’t be alone in examining with interest how his runner Plinth fares in a rematch w(...)

Leopardstown are expecting a big crowd at its ‘Champions Weekend’ meeting.

The final push of a near six-month promotion campaign is underway for the upcoming ‘Champions Weekend’ with Horse Racing Ireland estimating a final c(...)

Hasanour  ridden by Shane Foley wins The Guinness Time Handicap on day four of the Galway Festival. Photograph:  should read: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Thomas Edison delivered on his big-race potential with a superb Guinness Galway Hurdle success that finally vindicated the faith of his trainer Tony M(...)

Jockey Barry Geraghty and  Rebel Fitz on the way  to victory in the Powers Gold Cup  at Fairyhouse. Photograph: Barry Cronin/PA

Racing round-up: Rebel Fitz is set for a busy summer after capitalising on Ballyc(...)

Tidal Bay with Ruby Walsh on board on his way to winning the 2012 Lexus Steeplechase at Leopardstown. The enigmatic 13-year-old star is in contention to return to the course and distance of that epic success. Photograph: Inpho

Sunday’s multiple-Grade One Hennessy Gold Cup fixture has an enviable record of identifying future talent but it’s the veteran Tidal Bay that could br(...)

 Morning Assembly: “He’s a smashing horse with a really big future.”

Morning Assembly made an impressive debut over fences in the Ballymore Christmas Fair & Family Fun November Festival Beginners Chase at Punchestow(...)

Brendan Brackan ridden by jockey Colin Keane goes clear to win The Topaz Mile Handicap at Galway. Photograph:  James Crombie/Inpho

Apprentice Colin Keane claimed his first Galway Festival winner as Brendan Brackan claimed the Topaz Mile Handicap, the feature event on the second da(...)

 Davy Russell riding Sir Des Champs clear the last to win The Bet Online With Thetote.com Punchestown Gold Cup  from Long Run  at Punchestown yesterday. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

There’s an irony in Willie Mullins supplying Davy Russell with the winner that might seal the jockeys championship but after Sir Des Champs landed (...)