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(...)

Marchese Marconi and Robbie Power  win the Ladbrokes Maiden Hurdle on day six of the Galway Festival. Photograph: PA Wire

Stephen Nolan would love to run Prince Rudi in the Irish National next spring after his stable stalwart landed the feature race on the sixth day of th(...)

 Noel Meade: trainer of Muirhead.

A race normally run in testing conditions, the face of tomorrow’s €100,000 Ladbrokes Troytown Chase at Navan looks like being altered by unseasonably (...)

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(...)

Saturday’s Red Mills Cheveley Park Stakes is shaping into a potential championship deciding event and the unbeaten Come To Heel will fly the Irish fla(...)

  Ruby Walsh and Terminal during the Galway Plate in July  where Terminal  appeared to race quite keenly in the early stages and paid the price in the closing stages Photograph: Inpho

The Guinness Kerry National is a glaring omission from JP McManus’s big race roll-of-honour but the legendary owner is clearly aiming to fill that gap(...)