An artist’s impression of the permanent marquee-style pavilion planned for Leopardstown Racecourse

Horse Racing Ireland has confirmed a €4.7 million capital development grant towards the €12 million cost of the latest leg of redevelopment at its Leo(...)

Frankie Dettori riding Golden Horn celebrates winning the QIPCO Irish Champion Stakes at Leopardstown racecourse on Saturday. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty

Irish racing’s top official said the sponsor of Saturday’s QIPCO Irish Champion Stakes was informed two days beforehand of the decision to move for(...)

Leopardstown chief executive Pat Keogh

The traditional pre-Cheltenham workouts at Leopardstown’s final National Hunt card of the season have declined in significance in recent years and it(...)

Snow and heavy frost is causing problems for Irish racing fixtures this week. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/INPHO

The Turf Club has announced that the fixture scheduled for Down Royal on Wednesday has been cancelled “due to frost” - the fixture will now take place(...)

Snow  and heavy frost could cause problems for Irish racing fixtures this week. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/INPHO

The current cold weather has Ireland’s next racing fixture at Down Royal tomorrow “in the lap of the gods”, but officials at Leopardstown are “not (...)

Davy Russell celebrates winning the Cheltenham Gold Cup with Lord Windermere. Photograph: INPHO/Dan Sheridan

It is 21 years since a reigning Cheltenham Gold Cup champion landed Leopardstown’s Hennessy, and jockey Davy Russell believes the current “blue-riban(...)

Annie Power and Ruby Walsh on the way to winning the European Breeders Fund Mares Champion Hurdle at the Punchestown Festival, Punchestown, Co Kildare last May. Photograph: Inpho

BRIAN O’CONNOR Quevega became a Cheltenham legend by winning the OLBG Hurdle six times and it appears the now-retired mare’s former stable companion (...)

Large crowds fill the stand on day two of the Leopardstown festival. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Leopardstown officials will closely monitor the weather situation ahead of Sunday’s Lexus Chase card with the possibility of freezing fog delaying a t(...)

 Record crowds are expected at Leopardstown for the four-day Christmas Festival. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/INPHO

More than 32,000 people are expected to attend Irish racing’s busiest day of the year on St Stephen’s Day, which will nevertheless represent a (...)

2013 Leopardstown Christmas Festival, General view etc ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan

Leopardstown officials are planning a significant facelift to Dublin’s only racecourse with the aim of catering for crowds of up to 20,000 in the fut(...)