Jockey Barry Geraghty onboard Jacksonslady, on his way to winning The Latin Quarter Steeplechase at the 2014 the Galway Racing Festival, Ballybrit. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Barry Geraghty has memorably worked the big-race oracle for JP McManus already in 2014 and the jockey could pull off a similar feat on Jacksonslady in(...)

The Tote Mobile Betting Handicap underway on the sand at Laytown, Co Meath. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho
Seamster impresses at Laytown
  • Racing
  • September 4, 2014, 18:40

Trainer Richard Ford enjoyed an afternoon to remember as his British raider Seamster claimed victory on the beach at Laytown in glorious sunshine.Seam(...)

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(...)

Gordon Elliott: also runs Midnight Game in Europe’s most valuable handicap hurdle. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

If Gordon Elliott wins today’s Guinness Galway Hurdle no one can say it will be out of turn and in Bayan the Co Meath trainer looks to have a horse wi(...)

 Ryan Moore guiding Pique Sous to victory in the e Queen Alexandra Stakes at Royal Ascot. Photo: Alan Crowhurst/Getty

Bookmakers are already running for cover ahead of next week’s festival at Ballybrit with Willie Mullins’s Pique Sous on target to try and secure the (...)

Diamond Jubilee winner Slade Power is an 11-4 favourite for the July Cup at Newmarket. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/inpho

It’s not unknown for a Group 1 sprint to end in a dead-heat and that would be the ideal July Cup result this Saturday for the Eddie Lynam team whose s(...)

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(...)

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(...)

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(...)

Double Seven and jockey Tony McCoy jump the final fence during the Grand National. The Martin Brassil-trained horse has been entered in the Irish Grand National on Easter Monday. Photograph: Alex Livesey/Getty Images

Don Cossack heads the weights after 69 horses were entered for the Boylesports Irish Grand National at Fairyhouse on Easter Monday. Gordo(...)