Seamus Heffernanon winning The Eyrefield Stakes at Leopardstown on Mekong River yesterday. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

BRIAN O’CONNOR  Ireland’s turf flat season wound up at Leopardstown yesterday but Mekong River is far from finished yet with Aidan O’Brien’s unbeaten (...)

Missunited, ridden by Robbie Power, lands the Galway Hurdle.

Missunited has been a Galway stalwart this year but the hugely popular mare skips the Bank Holiday weekend action at Ballybrit to tackle the biggest c(...)

Jockey Robbie Power salutes his victory on board Missunited in the Galway Hurdle at Ballybrit, Galway yesterday. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Even with tornados in the bay and near-biblical amounts of rain hitting the west, there was nothing to compare to the storm of raucous joy that engulf(...)

Dawn Approach, ridden by Kevin Manning (left), lands a thrilling St James’s Palace Stakes at Royal Ascot.

There was irony in a JP McManus-owned horse putting a halt to the greatest streak of success ever enjoyed by Irish horses at Royal Ascot yesterday as (...)

Pat Smullen and Princess Highway will team up for the Group Three Noblesse Stakes in Cork on Sunday. Photograph: Getty Images

It’s getting to the time of year when the classic generation really start getting to grips with older horses and Say could strike an early blow for th(...)

Kevin Manning (right)  takes the Autumn Stakes at Newmarket aboard Trading Leather

Trading Leather may be behind Dawn Approach in the pecking order at Jim Bolger’s stables but unusually quick ground can ena(...)

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