Katie Walsh was in form at Listowel aboard Your Busy. Photograph: Inpho.
Your Busy lands Kerry double
  • Racing
  • September 17, 2014, 21:24

Your Busy landed a famous National double by adding the Guinness Kerry National at Listowel to his Killarney National success in May.James Nash’s rese(...)

Baraweez and Colm O’Donoghue go on to win the  Irish Stallion Farms EBF “Ahanoora” Handicap on the final day  of the Galway Festival at Ballybrit. Photograph:  PA

Brian Ellison vowed to return to Galway after Baraweez and Pacific Heights gave him a one-three in the €100,000 Irish Stallion Farms EBF “Ahonoora” H(...)

Tomorrow’s home action is National Hunt at Bellewstown and Limerick and in the long-term there was good jumping news for Naas yesterday with confir(...)

Magician wins last year’s Irish 2,000 Guineas at the Curragh and returns there today for the Mooresbridge Stakes.

Presumption can be dangerous but it will be a major shock if Magician can’t cast an emphatic spell over his rivals at the Curragh today. Last y(...)

Brilliant mare Quevega (right)  can finish only second as Jetson (Davy Russell, left) causes a major upset in the Ladbrokes World Series Hurdle at Punchestown yesterday. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Davy Russell will officially surrender his champion jockey title to Ruby Walsh tomorrow but if that war has been lost yesterday’s Punchestown feature-(...)

Ruby Walsh returns to action in France after a fractured arm and dislocated shoulder sustained at Cheltenham. Photograph: Inpho

The world’s top-rated racehorse Treve`might be returning to Group One action in Paris tomorrow but flat matters still have to wait in the wings as (...)

Jim Culloty’s barren run was ended when Spring Heeled, with Robbie McNamara on board, won the Kim Muir Challenge Cup at Cheltenham in March. Photograph: Getty Images.

Jim Culloty hopes a dizzying season that has taken the Co Cork-based trainer from a winner drought to the peak of Cheltenham Gold Cup(...)

 Jockey Sam Waley Cohen and Long Run. The 2011 Gold Cup winner  has been given a rating over a stone and a half lower than his career peak. He’s not as good as he was – but he surely hasn’t regressed that much. Photo: Nick Potts/PA

It’s almost 40 years since a Cheltenham Gold Cup winner won the Grand National and it is a very different Grand National now to when L’Escargot fam(...)

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(...)

Gold Cup-winning jockey  Davy Russell has a good book of rides over the weekend, including Seriatim in the €25,000 Ulster Grand National at Downpatrick.

Davy Russell has half a dozen rides over the weekend at Gowran and Downpatrick and he can follow up last week’s G(...)