Ruby Walsh with Bashboy and  Ciaron Maher: “Ruby is just a class act.” Photograph: Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images

Trainer Ciaron Maher hailed Ruby Walsh “a class act” when reflecting upon Bashboy’s historic third victory in the Australian Grand National. With regu(...)

Ruby Walsh clears the last on  Bashboy  before winning  the Australia  Grand National   at Ballarat racecourse. Photograph: Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images

Ruby Walsh helped to create a piece of Australian racing history as he steered Bashboy to an unprecedented third success in the Grand National Steeple(...)

Ruby Walsh will ride Bashboy in Sunday’s Australian Grans National. Photograph: PA

Plenty of cut in the ground is expected to play into the hands of Bashboy as the much-talked-about Australian 12-year-old bids to give Ruby Walsh a Gr(...)

Valyssa Monterg, ridden by Ruby Walsh,  on the way to winning   the Ladbrokes Handicap Hurdle  at Galway. Photograph:  PA Wire

Valyssa Monterg and Argentino came off the reserves’ bench to give Willie Mullins a one-two in the Ladbrokes Handicap Hurdle at Galway on Saturday. Ar(...)

Clondaw Warrior ridden by Jack Kennedy wins the Guinness Handicap during day five of the Galway Festival at Galway Racecourse, Ballybrit. Photograph: PA Wire

Royal Ascot hero Clondaw Warrior starred on the fifth day of the Galway Festival as he burst clear to take the valuable Guinness Handicap and earn a t(...)

Quick Jack, ridden by Denis O'Regan, jump the last hurdle to win the Guinness Galway Hurdle as Barry Geraghty and Thomas Edison falls. Photograph: PA

Magnificent dual-purpose performer Quick Jack earned Tony Martin back to back success in the Guinness Galway Hurdle at Ballybrit. Since winnin(...)

Trainer Gordon Elliott: will be hoping The Game Changer can secure €300,000 first prize for the Galway Hurdle.  Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The financial aspect of Ireland’s richest ever National Hunt race is reason enough to target the Guinness Galway Hurdle but Gordon Elliott probably(...)

Shanahan’s Turn and Jonathan Burke (third from right) on their way to winning the Galway Plate. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Johnny Burke cemented his Ballybrit love affair in style when Shanahan’s Turn emerged best in an incident-packed Tote Galway Plate for the 19-year-(...)

Ruby Walsh returns to the winner’s enclosure on Thomas Hobson after taking the opener on day three of the Galway Festival. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Shanahan’s Turn produced a gutsy display from the front to run out a convincing winner of the Galway Plate. Henry de Bromhead’s charge was a re(...)

Ruby Walsh on board Long Dog on the way to winning The Topaz Novice Hurdle on the second day of the Galway Festival at Ballybrit. Photograph:  James Crombie/Inpho

Hint Of A Tint gave trainer David Wachman another big-race winner with victory in the Topaz Mile Handicap at Galway. The main event on the seco(...)