Coolmore Stud

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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(...)

 Trainer Johnny Murtagh was hit with a €2,000 penalty over the  running and riding of Tobacco Bay at Dundalk on Friday night. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Johnny Murtagh has decided not to appeal the €2,000 penalty he picked up over the running and riding of Tobacco Bay in Dundalk on Friday night. As w(...)

John Magnier: best known for his Tipperary bloodstock business, Coolmore. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

The family of John Magnier, the bloodstock entrepreneur, has bought the Sutton Scotney Estate in Hampshire from a unit of Zurich Insurance Group, acco(...)

Independents4Change TD Clare Daly questioned Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed’s Horse Racing Ireland board appointments. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

There were bitter exchanges between Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed and Independents4Change TD Clare Daly in a row over two appointments to the(...)

As organisations get used to the new regime, perhaps they will learn how to provide meaningful levels of detail. Photograph: Getty Images

The year-long soft launch is over. From tomorrow, those who lobby the State but fail to register the activity, or register it late, face fines and pot(...)

Brian Kavanagh: reappointed for a third term as HRI’s chief executive earlier this year. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Two new members – Elizabeth Headon and Peter Nolan – have been appointed to the board of Horse Racing Ireland by the Minister of Agriculture, Food &a(...)

The Sadlers Wells Roll of Honour of Group One winners at Coolmore Stud in  Fethard, Co Tipperary. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

A former employee at Coolmore Stud has been refused injunctions preventing the stud’s lawyers writing to booksellers and distributors alleging his boo(...)

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