Gigginstown Stud’s Identity Thief ridden by Bryan Cooper jumps the last in winning at Newcastle. Photograph: Nigel Roddis/Getty Images

Hurricane Fly’s retirement will leave a gaping gap in Leopardstown’s Ryanair Hurdle this Christmas but Gigginstown Stud’s Identity Thief looks (...)

Identity Thief riden by Bryan Cooper jumps the last hurdle to win The Fighting Fifth Hurdle race at Newcastle racecourse. Photograph: Nigel Roddis/Getty Images

Identity Thief got up late in the piece to win an engaging renewal of the Fighting Fifth Hurdle at Newcastle. Henry de Bromh(...)

Willie Mullins and Ruby Walsh  celebrate Faugheeen’s Champions Hurdle success at Cheltenham.  Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Faugheen’s recent work on the Curragh gallops convinced Willie Mullins the champion hurdler is ready for action at Punchestown tomorrow. Unbeaten in (...)

Henry De Bromhead: Home Farm is one of three Henry De Bromhead entries for the Grade Two Tote Fortria Chase at Navan

Arctic Fire could get to step out of the shadows of some famous stable companions in Sunday’s Grade Two Lismullen Hurdle at Navan. The Willie Mullins(...)

Barry Geraghty will be aboard My Hometown in the Beginners Chase at Naas on Sunday. Photograph: Getty Images.

Ireland’s top-rated steeplechaser Don Cossack has been left with what appears a straight-forward task in landing the first Grade One prize of the jum(...)

Gordon Elliott: his stable star,  Don Cossack, enjoyed a tremendous campaign last term, winning six of his seven starts including three Grade One victories. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Ground conditions will dictate whether Ireland’s highest-rated chaser Don Cossack will make his seasonal reappearance in Thursday’s Irish Daily Star C(...)

Kieren Fallon: will be hoping for a triumphant return to Tipperary on board Sovereign Debt. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

It is four years since Kieren Fallon rode a winner in Ireland, and eight years since he rode a winner at Tipperary. However the legendary former cham(...)

 Golden Horn and  Frankie Dettori: the jockey will be bidding to  secure a record-equalling fourth Arc success, 20 years after the first, Lammtara in 1995.  Photo:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

The final piece of the 2015 Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe jigsaw is set to be put in place when the Derby winner Golden Horn gets supplemented into(...)

Denis O’Regan celebrates on board Quick Jack after winning the Guinness Galway Hurdle Handicap at Ballybrit. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

What had been a mostly forgettable festival week for Tony Martin burst to life in the richest possible fashion as Quick Jack provided the Co Meath (...)

Caroline and Alicia O’Dwyer from Tipperary take a selfie at the Galway races.Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A small aircraft plugging a website promising to uncover the “secrets of the Gee Gees” flew in the clear blue sky over Ballybrit for much of yesterday(...)