Aidan O’Brien: has indicated his course maiden winner Found is 
to be supplemented to the Moyglare field. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Organisers of Champions Weekend are keeping everything crossed that the weather co-operates with Irish racing’s new €3.7 million industry shop window(...)

 Australia will run at Leopardstown on Saturday week.  Photograph:  Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire.

Australia has been confirmed as a definite starter in the €1 million QIPCO Irish Champion Stakes at Leopardstown on Saturday week.The presence of Aida(...)

Sea The Stars wins the 2009 running of  the Irish Champion Stakes at Leopardstown.

Leopardstown’s authorities are ultimately aiming at Christmas festival-type crowds for their segment of the new “Champions Weekend” formula which is (...)

Bloodstock exports from the Republic to Britain were worth €204 million last year and Britain is the biggest market for Irish-bred horses. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho.

The British-Irish Chamber of Commerce is going racing this week to help cement the trading relationship between the two countries that the latest fig(...)

Aidan O’Brien: trainer’s Geoffrey Chaucer is the standout name for Ballysax. Photograph:  Warren Little/Getty Images

This year’s late Easter will work to Navan’s benefit on Saturday when the renowned classic trial, the PW McGrath Memorial Ballysax Stakes, mak(...)

Hurricane Flyer (Ruby Walsh) leads Our Conor over the last flight before landing Leopardstown’s Ryanair Hurdle at the Christmas festival meeting.

A “Round Two” atmosphere is set to surround Sunday’s BHP Irish Champion Hurdle at Leopardstown and bookmakers reckon it is heavy odds-on that Hurrican(...)

Racegoers struggling with the high winds at Leopardstown yesterday. Photograph: Cathal Noonan

A lot can be said for Irish fortitude in the pursuit of tradition. If something is simultaneously traditional and unbearable, tradition will win the d(...)

Hurricane Fly: May take on Our Conor and Jezki. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Hurricane Fly’s attempt to successfully defend a perfect track record is set to be one of the highlights of this week’s Christmas action and Leopardst(...)

 Sizing Europe: remains on track to defend his Dial-A-Bet Chase crown at Leopardstown on Friday week.

Small fields in big races might be the hot topic in racing right now but Leopardstown’s authorities are hopeful their renowned Christmas festival c(...)