Paul Gilligan was given a one-year suspended ban by the Turf Club in 2013. Photograph: Inpho

Co Galway trainer Paul Gilligan has been banned by the British Horseracing Authority for six months for winning a race at Uttoxeter in 2014 with a hor(...)

Gavin Sheehan celebrates winning The Ladbrokes World Hurdle on Cold Harden at last year’s Cheltenham festival. Photograph: Inpho/Dan Sheridan

Ladbrokes will be shut out of sponsoring at next month’s Cheltenham Festival after 10 years as backers of the World Hurdle . The news amounts to a(...)

Jockey Aidan Coleman has shrugged off incident at Southwell racecourse. Photograph: by Harry Trump/Getty Images.

Security will be tighter at Southwell racecourse in future, following the alleged assault on Irish jockey Aidan Coleman after the last race there o(...)

Aidan Coleman is said to have sustained “minor injuries” in the incident following racing at Southwell. Photograph: Getty Images

Four people were arrested in connection with an alleged assault on jockey Aidan Coleman at Southwell racecourse. The incident occurred after the last (...)

Bondi Beach ridden by Colm O’ Donoghue (purple cap) wins The Ladbrokes St Leger Stakes Race after Simple Verse ridden by Andrea Atzeni was disqualified following a steward’s inquiry at Doncaster Racecourse. Photograph: Julian Herbert/Getty Images

Racing’s international circus moves to Paris this Sunday for the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe. Some of the world’s best horses will be encouraged to run (...)

The  Aidan O’Brien-trained Deauville will race  in the Group 2 Royal Lodge Stakes at Newmarket. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Just a few days after losing a Group 1 prize at the British Horseracing Authority’s headquarters, Aidan O’Brien aims for an 11th top-flight prize of (...)

Simple Verse (centre) and Bondi Beach (left) fight out the controversial finish to the Ladbrokes St Leger at Doncaster. Photograph: Julian Herbert/Getty Images

Connections of Simple Verse will have to wait until next week to find out their fate in an appeal against the decision to demote the filly from first (...)

 Aidan O’Brien:  dual 2000 Guineas hero Gleneagles is scheduled to run in  the Juddmonte International. Photo:  Mike Egerton/PA

The chance of a famous clash between Golden Horn and Gleneagles taking place next week has not been undermined by the wet weather which has washed ove(...)

Jessica Harrington appealed the decision of Tipperary stewards with the Turf Club’s appeals body ruling she had not used the racecourse as a training ground. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Scottish Grand National-winning jockey Richie McGrath has been cleared by the British Horseracing Authority of all corruption charges following a disc(...)

Trainer Philip Fenton (left) and solicitor Ken Molan arrive at Carrick-on-Suir District Court in Co Tipperary. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire.

The fallout from Philip Fenton’s conviction for possession of anabolic steroids and other banned substances has dealt a further blow to Irish racing’s(...)