Coolmore Stud

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 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(...)

Aidan O’Brien with US Army Ranger: “It tests every fibre of their body; twisting, turning, having to stay, having to use their speed, that’s the Derby.”  Photograph: Caroline Norris

John Magnier, Michael Tabor and Derrick Smith are the money behind Ballydoyle so Aidan O’Brien often appears to defer to “the lads” when it comes to b(...)

Robin O’Donnell: ‘I am a complete antiques nut and love everything old. Cars would be my weakness’

Robin O’Donnell, chief executive of Hibernian Antiques Fairs, Limerick. I organise some 30 antiques and art fairs at hotel venues throughout Ireland (...)

Curragh Racecourse Ltd said on Tuesday that it has appointed Derek McGrath as chief executive of the company, which will own, operate and redevelop the racecourse and training grounds in Co Kildare.

Former European rugby chief, Derek McGrath, is to oversee the planned €65 million redevelopment of the Curragh Racecourse, Ireland’s premier flat trac(...)

‘Some Characters Seen at Cheltenham on Gold Cup Day’, by English artist Waldron West.

A unique painting of Irish and English “characters” at Cheltenham Racecourse in 1950 has sold at auction for €13,000. The oil-on-canvas, entitled So(...)

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