Jockey Barry Geraghty kisses the Stan James Champion Hurdle Challenge Trophy after winning on Jezki. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

A Champion Hurdle win and a record-breaking sixth successive victory by the Queen of Cheltenham Quevega should have been enough to send Irish (...)

Barry Connell: reputed to have paid €1m for Champion Hurdle contender Our Connor. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Interest in Barry Connell usually revolves around figures. He is a hugely-successful businessman after all and there will be no shortage of fig(...)

Trainer Enda Bolger takes a small-but-select team to the Cheltenham Festival next week.  Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Enda Bolger is familiar with the thrill of festival success and takes a small-but-select team to Cheltenham next week where, however, any victo(...)

Richie McLernon after his victory on Johns Spirit in the Paddy Power Gold Cup  at Cheltenham.

Jonjo O’Neill has been helping Tony McCoy to hog the headlines over the last couple of weeks but it was time for his backstage man Richie McLernon to (...)

Ruby Walsh was amongst the many jockeys to turn up at Limerick’s charity race day. Photograph:   Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Limerick’s charity race day, in aid of the Jockeys Emergency Fund and to support the rehabilitation efforts of JT McNamara and Jonjo Bright, is expect(...)

Trainer Aidan O’Brien with his son Joseph.

Joseph O’Brien today broke a record previously held by Mick Kinane when riding his 116th winner of the Flat season in Ireland on Marvellous, traine(...)

JT McNamara on Galaxy Rock before the Fulke Walwyn Kim Muir Challenge Cup Handicap Steeple Chase  at  Cheltenham.  Photograph: David Davies/PA Wire

JT McNamara has undergone surgery on the serious neck injury he sustained in a fall at Cheltenham on Thursday. The 37-year-old was injur(...)