Coolmore Stud

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Horses being exercised at Ballydoyle: an argument is being made over the classification of the operation as agriculture or industry.

Exercise riders and grooms at the country’s leading racing stable worked for up to 19 hours a day, the Labour Court heard on Wednesday. Ballydoyle Ra(...)

The jewel in Ireland’s classic calendar will be run on a building site in front of a restricted 6,000 capacity making do with facilities which consist of little more than tents. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

This Saturday’s Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh will see a new classic champion added to the roll of honour in Ireland’s richest horse race(...)

Permian ridden by  William Buick wins the King Edward VII Stakes at Royal Ascot. The Godolphin charge won’t be appearing in the Irish Derby. Photograph:   John Walton/PA

 A resurgent Godolphin took its Coolmore Stud rival to the wire at Royal Ascot but a Dubai Duty Irish Derby head-to-head between racing’s great s(...)

 Ryan Moore on Caravaggio  wins the Commonwealth Cup on day four of Royal Ascot. Photograph:  Mike Hewitt/Getty Images

Caravaggio has been acclaimed by Aidan O’Brien as “the fastest horse we have ever had” after the unbeaten star kicked off a grey Group One double for (...)

Harpist Marina Cassidy chats with Maurice Moloney of Fethard Business & Tourism Group, composer Andrew Lloyd Webber and Joe McGrath, chief executive of Tipperary County Council, at the launch of the Fethard Horse Country Experience. Photograph: Pat Moore.

One of the country’s most important walled towns, which has a long association with horseracing, now has a landmark visitor attraction to commemorate (...)

Aidan O’Brien: trainer told the Appeals & Referrals Committee panel he was allowed to differ with their opinion. Photograph: Inpho

Irish racing’s new “non-trier” rule claimed its most notable scalps on Monday when Aidan O’Brien’s appeal against the penalties imposed in relation to(...)

At Dundalk 10 days ago the Aidan O’Brien-trained Music Box was suspended from racing for 42 days under the “non-trier” rules after finishing third to her stable companion, Asking. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

It would be much easier if racehorses could talk. Then we could find out directly if they were trying to win. But since there’s even less chance of th(...)

Ryan Moore got a one-day suspension for careless riding in  concluding maiden at Naas to cap frustrating weekend. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Ireland’s racing authorities are now budgeting the cost of the Curragh redevelopment at €70 million, with up to €40 million of that coming from privat(...)

An appeal by Aidan O’Brien against the penalties imposed under controversial new “non-trier” rules over the running and riding of Music Box at Dundalk(...)

The Aga Khan’s Harzand winning the Irish Derby at the Curragh last year. The owner has indicated a willingness to discuss switching the 2018 Irish Derby to Leopardstown. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/INPHO

The Aga Khan’s Irish representative favoured the closure of the Curragh during its €65 million redevelopment, and has indicated a willingness to discu(...)

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