Boxer Katie Taylor when arriving back at Dublin Airport after she won gold at the 2015 European Games, held in Baku, Azerbaijan, last month. Photograph: PA.

There was decidedly bad news for Katie Taylor’s rivals in her division when, after winning her 18th consecutive title at the European Games in Baku, (...)

Hurricane Fly bids to add the French Champion Hurdle at Auteuil to his record breaking Grade 1 tally  tomorrow. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/INPHO

Ken Condon and Shane Foley face into potentially the most significant weekend of their careers, but whatever the fate of Success Days in today’s Epso(...)

 Katie Walsh  after winning the Irish Grand National Steeplechase on board the 20-1 shot Thunder And Roses, trained by Sandra Hughes, at Fairyhouse, Co. Meath. Photograph: Inpho

It was back in 2010 that Katie Walsh won her first Sportswoman of the Month award after a memorable visit to Cheltenham where she had two rides – and (...)

Katie Walsh celebrates with her father Ted after winning the Irish Grand National on Thunder And Roses at Fairyhouse. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Something seismic was necessary to shift Tony McCoy off Fairyhouse’s centre-stage but Katie Walsh managed it with aplomb in a dramatic Boylesports Iri(...)

Abbyssial and Ruby Walsh after a crushing fall during last year’s JCB Triumph Hurdle. Photo: David Davies

Unlike the Ryanair, there isn’t an Irish blank on the Ladbrokes World Hurdle roll-of-honour but one winner in 20 years is hardly something to shout ab(...)

Katie Walsh:  ‘I never in my life went down to the start of a race thinking that I was girl in a field of lads.’ Photograph: Spencer Murphy

Katie Walsh fishes for her phone and digs out the publicity photo she had shot a couple of weeks ago to promote Ladies’ Day at Aintree. “I had to ride(...)

Katie Walsh was in form at Listowel aboard Your Busy. Photograph: Inpho.
Your Busy lands Kerry double
  • Racing
  • September 17, 2014, 21:24

Your Busy landed a famous National double by adding the Guinness Kerry National at Listowel to his Killarney National success in May.James Nash’s rese(...)

Ruby Walsh: rides Diakali as trainer pursues a remarkable fifth win in the race. Photograph: Inpho

Epsom will be the international focus today, and California Chrome’s triple crown attempt will concentrate minds on tonight’s Belmont Stakes in New Y(...)

Spring is in the air as some runners have an early run-out at Cheltenham yesterday morning in preparation for the start of today’s four-day festival. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Willie Mullins appreciates the history of Cheltenham more than most so the significance of Qu(...)

Katie Walsh by Spencer Murphy: winner of the 2013 Taylor Wessing photographic portrait prize

A picture of the jump jockey Katie Walsh, looking mud-spattered, sweaty and tired, has won the photographer Spencer Murphy one of Britain’s leading p(...)