Unlike in previous winters, Punchestown has had no ground frost this year, so tomorrow’s card is not expected to be disrupted, according  racing manager Richie Galway. Photograph: Donall Farmer/INPHO

Punchestown officials are confident tomorrow’s Boylesports Tied Cottage Chase meeting will go ahead despite a forecast of overnight temperatures low a(...)

Annie Power ridden by Rugby Walsh comes home to win the Irish Stallion Farms European Breeders Fund Mares Champion Hurdle in May. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Star mare Annie Power could start the shortest-priced favourite for Sunday’s €80,000 Bar One Hatton’s Grace Hurdle since the mighty Istabraq famously(...)

A fifth of Monitise’s staff – about 200 workers in the professional services division – will move to IBM. Photograph: Odd Andersen/AFP/Getty Images

IBM has signed a partnership agreement with British mobile money company Monitise, in the latest sign that leading technology groups are pushing into (...)

Dundalk’s   floodlit all-weather track for flat racing. A floodlit jumps course is being planned for the Louth venue. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Dundalk’s plans to build a €3.5 million floodlit, jumps all-weather course, possibly opening in 2016, appear to have attracted mixed early notices wit(...)

 Jezki is fancied to advertise his Champion Hurdle claims in the Hatton’s Grace Hurdle at Fairyhouse this weekend.

Bookmakers expect Jezki to comprehensively advertise his Champion Hurdle claims when headlining Sunday’s triple-Grade One card at Fairyhouse but owner(...)

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Junior has packed a lot into his 40-race career, including victories at both Royal Ascot and the Cheltenham Festival but could now try his luck(...)