Trainer Ger Lynch admitted to Turf Club  officials that the stamps used for vaccination entries were not authentic

County Galway-based trainer Ger Lynch has had his licence removed for three months after a Turf Club investigation established he had falsified vacci(...)

Jockey Adrian Heskin onboard Foxrock: Heskin had already served a one-day ban imposed on the day of the controversial race at  Punchestown in December. Photograph: Inpho

Over five months after riding Foxrock at Punchestown, jockey Adrian Heskin has wound up with a six day ban under the Turf Club’s ‘non-trier’ rules.A s(...)

Trainer Ted Walsh appeared before a referrals committee hearing last month in relation to how Foxrock appeared to be wearing both front shoes immediately after a Punchestown race yet at a stewards enquiry that day it was reported those shoes had been lost during the race. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

The Turf Club’s chief executive believes the credibility of racing’s regulatory body hasn’t been affected by the outcome of the ‘Foxrock’ controversy(...)

The Horse Racing Ireland Amendment Bill will be put before the Dáil in June. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images.

Irish racing’s regulatory body the Turf Club plans to legally challenge sections of the new Horse Racing Ireland Amendment Bill if it gets passed int(...)

Snow and heavy frost is causing problems for Irish racing fixtures this week. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/INPHO

The Turf Club has announced that the fixture scheduled for Down Royal on Wednesday has been cancelled “due to frost” - the fixture will now take place(...)

Turf Club chief executive Denis Egan: ‘We very much welcome the allocation of funds for laboratory improvements. This matter has been of concern to us for some time.’ Photograph: Morgan Treacy/INPHO

The Turf Club has welcomed the decision of the Horse Racing Ireland board to make funding available for the purchase of laboratory equipment to enhan(...)

 Philip Fenton will appeal his three-year Turf Club ban. Photograph: Morgan Treacy / Inpho

Controversial trainer Philip Fenton has lodged an appeal to the Turf Club against the severity of his three year disqualification from racing. After (...)

Pat Hughes  outside Carlow District Court yesterday. Photograph: Dylan Vaughan

Former Irish Grand National and Royal Ascot-winning trainer Pat Hughes was yesterday convicted of possessing unauthorised animal remedies. Hughes (72(...)

Racehorse trainer Philip Fenton arrives at Carrick-on-Suir District Court in Co Tipperary. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Part of the prosecution’s case against trainer Philip Fenton, who stands accused of possession of unlicensed animal remedies, is that he “accepts” he(...)

Clonmel race course: One of the five horses, Milan Elite, was killed after a fall last Friday but the other four – Ballintotty Boy, Oscar Pearl, Areyouforreal and Lisgreen Lad – were all pulled up after incurring fatal injuries. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

The option of keeping tracks watered to maintain ground consistently softer than good for National Hunt racing in Ireland is set to be considered as (...)