Road to Riches ridden by Shane Shortall wins  Galway Plate on day three of the Galway Festival at Galway Racecourse, Ballybrit. Photograph:PA 2:20

The ease of Road To Riches’s Tote Galway Plate success yesterday can be gauged by a brief moment of horror experienced by Noel Meade as he watched th(...)

Road To Riches took the path to glory under talented 7lb-claimer Shane Shortall in an eventful renewal of thetote.com Galway Plate at the Ballybrit tr(...)

Jockey Eddie O’Connell has until next week to lodge an appeal.

Jockey Eddie O’Connell has until next week to lodge an appeal against the landmark four-year ban on racing corruption charges he got from the Turf Clu(...)

A mass offering of racing silks is brought from St Brigid’s Church at the funeral of Marguerite Weld at the Curragh. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan

Horse racing remembered two of its stalwarts yesterday when Marguerite Weld and Johnny Harrington were laid to rest. Mourners first gathered(...)

Tony McCoy on Colbert Station after winning the Paddy Power Chase in 2012.

Ground conditions could yet dictate what Irish-trained horse Tony McCoy teams up with in Saturday’s Crabbie’s(...)

It is 40 years since Mr Midland gave me my first Cheltenham winner in the National Hunt Chase. That race has changed in the meantime, something(...)

Trainer Noel Meade

Very Wood’s jumping career hasn’t yet hit the heights expected of him but a step up in trip should help Noel Mead(...)

 Tony McCoy comes from behind on Waxies Dargle to win  the opening race at Fairyhouse.

Turban landed another valuable pot for the Willie Mullins team with a decisive success in the Underwriting Exchange Dan Moore Memorial Handicap Chase (...)

Ruby Walsh and  Un de Sceaux at Punchestown last year.

It’s seven years since Sublimity used tomorrow’s lowly €20,000 conditions race at Navan as a stepping stone to a surprise 16/1 triumph in the Champion(...)

The Navan Novice Hurdle, which was reduced to two runners after two late defections, is won by Briar Hill.

Despite just two runners contesting Sunday’s Grade One Navan Novice Hurdle, the latest in a series of small fields in Ireland’s top-flight jumps races(...)