Billy Lee: targets a  valuable handicap pot aboard the selection. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

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Trainer Oliver Brady with  Ebadiyan. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Co Monaghan trainer and businessman dies aged 75 after long illness

Jockey Barry Geraghty onboard Jacksonslady, on his way to winning The Latin Quarter Steeplechase at the 2014 the Galway Racing Festival, Ballybrit. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Jacksonslady is just one of owner’s five entries in festival centrepiece

Stepper Point ridden by Martin Dwyer win the Derrinstown Stud Flying Five Stakes during the Irish Champions Weekend at the Curragh Racecourse, Co Kildare, last weekend. Photograph: PA Wire

Hopes Group 1 sprint can form part of Champions Weekend programme

AP McCoy: capable of making the difference in bringing Shutter Island home a winner. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

JP McManus-owned horse is McCoy’s sole ride this afternoon at venue

Free Eagle ridden by Pat Smullen wins the the KPMG Enterprise Stakes during the Irish Champions Weekend at Leopardstown. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

Weld confirms next start will be French highlight or at Ascot in Champion Stakes

 Donegal’s Eamonn McGee, Neil Gallagher and Paddy McGrath tackle Diarmuid Connolly of Dublin during the GAA Football All-Ireland Senior Championship Semi-Final at Croke Park. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

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Owner Michael Owen with  Brown Panther after it won The Palmerstown House Estate Irish St Leger at the Curragh. Photograph: PA Wire

Leading Light beaten into second place as former England striker celebrates Curragh win

Ryan Moore aboard The Grey Gatsby comes home to take the Champion Stakes just ahead of Australia, ridden by Joseph O’Brien. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Trainer ‘shocked’ at loss in race in which star colt ‘trapped on outside’ of rival Al Kazeem

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