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Donnacha O’Brien on board Innisfree comes home to win the Beresford Stakes at the Curragh Autumn Festival in Co Kildare on Sunday.  Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Donnacha O’Brien became the 10th jockey to win Sunday’s Beresford Stakes at the Curragh for his father Aidan when scoring on Innisfree. It was a nint(...)

Enable begins her bid for a record third Arc success in Saturday’s Coral Eclipse at Sandown with Frankie Dettori on board. Photograph: Francois Mori/AP

Last weekend’s shock Irish Derby winner Padraig Beggy appears to be on pacemaker duty again in Saturday’s Coral Eclipse at Sandown although this time (...)

Chief executive of Horse Racing Ireland Brian Kavanagh: “the investment in the Curragh is for the long term”. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Horse Racing Ireland’s chief executive has refused to be drawn on what a satisfactory attendance will be for Saturday’s Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar: ‘The Government invested over €36 million in the two-year project which made up about 40 per cent of the total cost.’ Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar official opened the redeveloped Curragh racecourse on Sunday, saying its facilities would now “match the best in the world”. T(...)

 Donnacha O’Brien riding Saxon Warrior to victory in the  Qipco 2000 Guineas Stakes at Newmarket. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Saxon Warrior heads a field of 12 declared for the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh on Saturday. The brilliant winner of the 2000 Guineas i(...)

 Waldgeist (red) finished runner-up to  Brametot  in the The Qipco Prix Du Jockey Club  at Chantilly in France last month. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Much of the focus on the run in to Saturday’s Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby has revolved around off-course logistics but legendary French trainer Andre(...)

 Frankie Dettori on Enable wins the Investec Oaks at Epsom. Photograph: Matthew Childs/Livepic/ Reuters

Enable will attempt to become a dual Classic winner in the Darley Irish Oaks next month. The John Gosden-trained daughter of Nathaniel is being readi(...)

Churchill (right) to take chance in Tattersalls Irish 2,000 Guineas at the Curragh on Saturday. Photograph: Getty Images

Churchill will face just five rivals as he attempts a Classic double in the Tattersalls Irish 2, 000 Guineas at the Curragh on Saturday. Ballydoyle h(...)

Rehana ridden by Shane Foley wins The Canford Cliffs Irish EBF Athasi Stakes at Naas Racecourse. File photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Michael Halford aims to fire two shots at a lifetime ambition when Ireland’s first classics of 2017 are run at the Curragh in less than a fortnight. (...)

Dermot Weld: has indicated he will have a much reduced team of National Hunt horses this winter. Photograph: Inpho

This year’s dual-Derby hero Harzand has been retired to the Aga Khan’s Gilltown Stud in Co Kildare where he will stand alongside his sire, Sea The St(...)

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