Onenightidreamed (pink cap),  ridden by WM Jordan, coming home to win in Leopardswown last May. Photograph: INPHO/Donall Farmer

Onenightidreamed is in line to try and record back to back wins in Sunday’s Group 3 Amethyst Stakes at Leopardstown. Tommy Stack’s mud-loving star j(...)

Minding ridden by Ryan Moore wins The QIPCO 1000 Guineas  at Newmarket. Photograph: Nigel French/PA

Somehow is likely to start favourite to give Aidan O’Brien a fifth win in Cheshire Oaks at Chester but it is the search for a potential top-notch Der(...)

Thrills and spills: Kristina Cook falls at the water jump during last year’s  Badminton horse trials. Photograh: Jules Annan/Barcroft Media via Getty Images

There’s almost reassurance in how often the dressage element of three-day eventing catches the Irish out. The Germans are brilliant at it. But the Iri(...)

Ryan Moore rides Minding  to win the  1,000 Guineas Stakes. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

It has been a century since a filly won the Epsom Derby. However, in a year of 1916 anniversaries, bookmakers are betting that Minding could pull of(...)

Apple’s Jade ridden by Bryan Cooper clears the last on the way to winning the AES Champion Four Year Old Hurdle during day five of the Punchestown Festival. Photo:  Brian Lawless/PA

Punchestown officials have ruled out stretching Ireland’s National Hunt festival to six days despite last week’s record-breaking attendance figures. (...)

Barry Geraghty riding Ivanovich Gorbatov (right) clear the last to win The JCB Triumph Hurdle from Apple’s Jade  at Cheltenham. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Bryan Cooper has to settle for the runner-up spot behind the record-breaking Ruby Walsh in the jockeys’ championship but will hope for the number one(...)

Aidan O’Brien: rates Air Force Blue as best two year old he has ever handled. Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Air Force Blue faces a date with destiny in today’s QIPCO 2, 000 Guineas at Newmarket with the season’s first classic apparently at his mercy. The c(...)

Jockey Ruby Walsh with trainer Willie Mullins (right) after winning the Betdaq Punchestown Champion Hurdle on  Vroum Vroum Mag during day four of Punchestown festival  yesterday. Photograph:   Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Vroum Vroum Mag had Punchestown festival punters ‘va-va- vooming’ towards their bookmakers after the late substitute for Annie Power in the Betdaq Cha(...)

Vroum Vroum Mag, with Ruby Walsh on board, clears the last fence before winning the Betdaq Champion Hurdle at the Punchestown Festival. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA.

It says much about Willie Mullins’s overarching dominance that Friday’s 29 to 1 Punchestown hat-trick got widely regarded as merely being a return to (...)

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(...)