Willie Mullins with son, Patrick. The  28-year-old rider is again bidding to win Galway’s traditional amateur highlight, this time on Limini. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Willie Mullins is odds-on favourite to be Leading Trainer at this week’s Galway festival and looks set to assume the unofficial ‘King of Ballybrit’ cr(...)

Dream Walker ridden by Chris Hayes (right) going  on to win  on the final day of the Galway festival. Photograph: PA Wire

The total attendance for this year’s Galway racing festival was 137,682, a slight drop (almost 0.9 per cent) from last year’s tally of 138,909. Cours(...)

Dermot Weld is not going all out to win “Leading Trainer” at Ballybrit. Photograph: Morgan Treacy.

Dermot Weld – renowned as “The King Of Ballybrit” – says he won’t have as many runners at this week’s Galway festival compared to some previous years(...)

Pyromaniac’s trainer Tony Martin. Photograph: Getty Images.

An application for a judicial review of the 42-day suspension which currently rules the Tony Martin-trained Pyromaniac out of this week’s Galway fest(...)