Ryan Mullen has had his first training camp after turning pro with the Cannondale team. Photograph: Ciaran Fallon/Inpho

Completing his first training camp after turning pro with the Cannondale team, Ryan Mullen has reported himself satisfied with how the get-together we(...)

Friends James Smith, Greg Kelly, Owen Coyle, Andrew Smitchell, James Kelly, Issac Coyle and Eamon Laverty, all from Stewartstown, Co Tyrone, at the Leopardstown Christmas festival. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Romance briefly but gloriously won out on day two of the Christmas festival at Leopardstown when the old hero Flemenstar managed to turn back the clo(...)

Trainer Pat Fahy:  he initially reported he would consider an appeal after consulting with Frank Berry, racing manager to Shantou Ed’s owner JP McManus, and a day later did not rule it out

Trainer Pat Fahy has indicated he is considering an appeal against a €1,000 fine after his runner Shantou Ed was suspended for 30 days for br(...)

Trainer Aidan O’Brien main focus is on next week’s Breeders Cup. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times.

Aidan O’Brien’s global Group One reach extends from Highland Reel’s attempt at Saturday morning’s Cox Plate in Melbourne to a three-pronged assault on(...)

Tony Martin has a busy weekend ahead with runners at Newmarket today as well as three of the four weekend fixtures at home. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/INPHO

Just three Irish-trained horses have ever won the English Cesarewitch in its 175-year history. Tony Martin throws a trio at today’s marathon renewal(...)

 Aidan O’Brien: trainer’s dual-Group One winner Air Force Blue will attempt to secure  a fourth Dewhurst victory and cement his position as favourite for next year’s 2,000 Guineas. Photograph:  Dan Sheridan/Inpho

The scene is set for an intriguing superpower clash between Air Force Blue and Emotionless at Newmarket this Saturday which could well identify Europ(...)

 Golden Horn and  Frankie Dettori: the jockey will be bidding to  secure a record-equalling fourth Arc success, 20 years after the first, Lammtara in 1995.  Photo:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

The final piece of the 2015 Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe jigsaw is set to be put in place when the Derby winner Golden Horn gets supplemented into(...)

Terms and conditions of staff working in the community and voluntary sectors and funded by State grant aid should be placed on a par with those in the(...)

Seamie Heffernan guides  Fields of Athenry to victory in  the Ballyroan Stakes at Leopardstown. Donnacha O’Brien will be on board today at York.  Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Victory for Fields Of Athenry in York’s Ebor will take Aidan O’Brien past €3 million in prizemoney in Britain this season and confirm the colt as a pr(...)

Baraweez ridden by Donnacha O’Brien (orange silks) beats Pintura (left) to win the Irish Stallion Farms EBF Ahonoora Handicap during the final day of the  Galway Festival at  Ballybrit. Photograph:  PA

Baraweez landed the Irish Stallion Farms EBF “Ahonoora” Handicap for the second successive year as British raiders dominated the feature event on the (...)