Ruby Walsh on Faugheen wins the Champion Hurdle Challenge Trophy in Cheltenham last March. Photograph: Eddie Keogh/Reuters

Reigning title-holder Faugheen heads Willie Mullins’s stranglehold on the Champion Hurdle betting market but no decision has yet been taken on whethe(...)

Rogue Angel staged a late rally to win the Guinness Kerry National in Listowel. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Rogue Angel staged a late rally to snatch the spoils in the Guinness Kerry National Handicap Chase at Listowel. The Mouse Morris-trained seven-year-ol(...)

Rule the World’s  ability to act on soft should be a major plus in Guinness Kerry National. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

It is 40 years since Mouse Morris won the Guinness Kerry National as a jockey and Rule The World can bridge the long gap in Listowel’s festival showp(...)

Order Of St George, seen here winning the Irish St Leger at the Curragh, is one of four Aidan O’Brien-trained horses entered for the Melbourne Cup in November. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Aidan O’Brien stamped his domestic authority with a ‘Champions Weekend’ Group One hat-trick and is now gearing up for what could be an epic internatio(...)

Wicklow Brave:  is among 16 remaining in the Curragh Leger. Photograph: Alex Livesey/Getty Images

Champion jumps trainer Willie Mullins hopes to break his Group One duck on the flat with Wicklow Brave in Sunday’s Palmerstown House Irish St Leger, (...)

Hurricane Fly, one of the greatest hurdlers in the history of jumps racing, has been retired. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

The legendary dual-Champion Hurdle winner and world-record Grade 1 scorer Hurricane Fly has been retired. Time was called on the long career of one of(...)

Trainer Aidan O’Brien has already won the Galileo Futurity Stakes at Curragh nine times. Photograph: PA.

The Curragh’s Galileo Futurity Stakes boasts a roll-of-honour to compare with most races, boasting some of the best through the hands of Jim Bolger a(...)

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(...)

Frankie Dettori celebrates his victory on Max Dynamite in the Weatherbys Hamilton Lonsdale Cup at York. Photograph:  John Giles/PA

Max Dynamite left his rivals standing as he stormed to an impressive victory in the Weatherbys Hamilton Lonsdale Cup at York. The dual-purpose perform(...)

Caoimhe Fitzgerald (6), from Gowran Co Kilkenny, with horse Monbeg Malvo during the Discover Ireland Dublin Horse Show in the RDS. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The Irish quartet of Lucy Kelly, Anna Kelly, Lydia Dawson and Gillian Bond won the inaugural Horse Sport Ireland Connemara performance hunter team (...)