Chris Hayes on Sruthan wins The Power European Breeders Fund Tetrarch Stakes at the Curragh in 2013. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan

Ryan Moore is on duty for Ballydoyle aboard the Group One winner Dick Whittington in Newbury’s Greenham Stakes but it’s like old times at the Curragh (...)

Chopin trainer Ger Lyons, who is based in Co Meath. Photograph: Inpho

The influence of Sheikh Fahad Al Thani within Irish racing can be further advertised by German import Chopin in Leopardstown’s Heritage Stakes. Qat(...)

Don Poli, seen winning the RSA Chase at Cheltenham, is one of 25  entries, six of them from the Willie Mullins stable, for the Punchestown Gold Cup. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

The Punchestown authorities are aiming to set new record crowd figures at Irish racing’s National Hunt festival in two weeks’ time, although those (...)

  Zawraq, ridden by Pat Smullen, comes home alone to win the  2,000 Guineas Trial  at Leopardstown. Photograph: Donall Farmer/INPHO

Dermot Weld’s stunning start to the flat season continued with a near 39-1 Leopardstown four-timer that featured a genuine classic contender in Zawra(...)

 Ryan Moore riding Grey Mirage to win The Ladbrokes All-Weather Mile Championships Conditions Stakes at Lingfield earlier this month. Photo:  Harry Engels/Getty Images

Ryan Moore’s overnight trek from Australia to ride the Derby favourite John F Kennedy at Leopardstown tomorrow signals the start of a new era and the(...)

John F Kennedy is on track to make his first start of a potential classic campaign. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Aidan O’Brien’s Epsom Derby favourite John F Kennedy is on track to make his first start of a potential classic campaign at Leopardstown on Sunday. T(...)

Bill Farrell’s Ramone ridden by Shane Foley (second right) on the way to winning the  Park Express Stakes at the Curragh. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Bill Farrell isn’t going to retire after claiming a first Group success but a few punters might be considering it on the back of Ramone’s shock 100/1(...)

Davy Russell celebrates winning the Neptune Novices’ Hurdle on Windsor Park at Cheltenham. Photograph: Matthew Childs/Reuters

Hopes are high Davy Russell will recover quickly enough from a broken arm to ride in the Punchestown festival at the end of next month and the former (...)

Windsor Park ridden by Davy Russell on their way to victory in the Neptune Investment Management Novices’ Hurdle. Photograph: David Davies/PA Wire.

It’s a game where every prediction comes with a ‘touch-wood’ nod to fate but Don Poli’s RSA triumph at Cheltenham was stamped with so much future Gold(...)

Don Poli will carry the hopes of Gigginstown in the RSA Chase at Cheltenham. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary’s call that Don Poli should take up today’s RSA option can pay off in style.Already described as a potential Gold Cup co(...)