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Trainer Ger Lyons celebrates after winning the Juddmonte Irish Oaks with Even So in 2020. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Ger Lyons will have two opportunities at Monday’s Roscommon fixture to train his 1,000th winner. The Co Meath based Classic-winning trainer runs the (...)

The chief executive of Leopardstown has admitted a crowd of 1,000 is likely for Irish Champions Weekend. Photograph:  Ryan Byrne/Inpho

The chief executive of Leopardstown racecourse is holding out hope that up to 5,000 people might be allowed attend Irish Champions Weekend although he(...)

The IHRB vet said allegations of doping from people would be treated in confidence. File photograph: Damien Eagers

The horse racing regulator’s chief veterinary officer has denied that people such as trainer Jim Bolger who make claims of doping are a “thorn in our (...)

‘I was normal-competitive I think. If we were playing football in school I’d always make sure there was someone keeping score.’ Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The Grand-National-winning jockey on her soaring career and whY SHE IS JUST GETTING STARTED  Rachael Blackmore and I are supposed to meet i(...)

 Charles Byrnes: the trainer’s  licence was suspended for six months  after Viking Hoard was found to have tested positive for a sedative following a race at Tramore. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Irish racing’s regulator has got the long-awaited “authorised officer” status required for officials to carry out drug-testing on thoroughbreds in pre(...)

Trainer Ger Lyons: ‘We need to cop on and let them go racing.’ Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Classic winning trainer Ger Lyons has warned that racehorse owners are getting “antsy” and urged the sport’s authorities to let them go racing again a(...)

Point-to-point racing has been given the green light to resume in a restricted format from April 10th. It is understood only races for four and five (...)

Micheál Martin acknowledged the public are ’fed up’ with restrictions. File photograph: Julien Behal/PA Wire

Taoiseach Micheál Martin has told his parliamentary party he acknowledges people are “fed up”but warned that progress against Covid is “fragile”, flag(...)

Jockey Richard Condon and Heaven Help Us with trainer Paul Hennessy celebrate after winning the Coral Cup at Cheltenham. Photograph: Dan Abraham/Inpho

Paul Hennessy is still on a high following the exploits of Heaven Help Us in the Coral Cup at the Cheltenham Festival. Better known as a Derby-winnin(...)

Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Fianna Fáil TD Jackie Cahill has questioned the “logic” of bringing the Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue before TDs and Senators to be qui(...)

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