They should have called this album Chris’s Cri de Coeur as this short (42 minutes), nine-track affair is lyrically dominated by tear-soaked sentime(...)

 Jezki is fancied to advertise his Champion Hurdle claims in the Hatton’s Grace Hurdle at Fairyhouse this weekend.

Bookmakers expect Jezki to comprehensively advertise his Champion Hurdle claims when headlining Sunday’s triple-Grade One card at Fairyhouse but owner(...)

Simenon will again be ridden by Richard Hughes in the Japan Cup after the partnership’s creditable fourth in the Melbourne Cup earlier this month. Photograph: PA Wire

Willie Mullins’s weekend reach extends from Kilkenny to Ascot, and on to Tokyo where Simenon will fly the Irish flag in the €4.1 million Japan Cup.It(...)

Galway Plate winner Carlingford Lough, ridden by Tony McCoy, is targeted at Sunday’s Ladbrokes Troytown Chase

A curious role-reversal could take place on Sunday with Ireland’s champion jumps trainer Willie Mullins flying the flag overseas on the flat with S(...)

Uncertain about U2 before he met them in 1978, Paul McGuinness recognised their potential as soon as he saw them perform, and agreed immediately to manage them. Photograph: Dave Meehan

“A gang of four but a corporation of five” is how U2 singer Bono always described the band’s relationship with manager Paul McGuinness.. But with McGu(...)

Trainer Aidan O’Brien and his son Joseph O’Brien after the latter rode Magician to victory in the Tattersalls Irish 2,000 Guineas at the Curragh.  Photograph:  Barry Cronin/PA Wire.

St Nicholas Abbey will bid to make history at Epsom on Saturday when he attempts a third straight success in the Investec Coronation Cup. His wins in(...)

 Aidan O’Brien chats to John Magnier at Leopardstown. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

St Nicholas Abbey is on course to attempt to become the first horse to win the Investec Coronation Cup three times. The Aidan O’Brien-tr(...)