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 Chris Hayes on Tarnawa at the Curragh Racecourse, Kildare, last year. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

A unique Irish flat season dominated by coronavirus winds up on Saturday with almost everyone’s attention elsewhere on the Breeders Cup. US racing’s(...)

Minella Indo is set to line up at Wexford on Bank Holiday Monday. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

The rug will be taken off the first major Cheltenham Gold Cup contender to emerge this season when Minella Indo lines up at Wexford on Bank Holiday Mo(...)

MacSwiney, owned by Jim Bolger, won the Vertem Futurity Trophy at Doncaster on Saturday at 12/1, holding off the favourite One Ruler. Photograph: @AtTheRaces/Twitter.

A horse named after Terence MacSwiney has won a race at Doncaster in England a day before the centenary of the former Lord Mayor of Cork’s death. Ma(...)

Marcus Rashford: sparked a nationwide campaign after the British government voted against extending the provision of free school meals until next Easter for children in need.  Photo: Fareshare/Mark Waugh/PA

When Marcus Rashford wakes up on Saturday morning, he’s entitled to feel that it has been a fairly productive week. First he swooped in to score the (...)

Aidan O’Brien will hope to win a 10th Vertem Futurity at Doncaster. Photo: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Aidan O’Brien has a record-equalling 10th Vertem Futurity success in his sights at Doncaster on Saturday. Ireland’s champion trainer is one shy of the(...)

Ghaiyyath ridden by jockey William Buick (second left) on the way to winning the Juddmonte International Stakes  at York Racecourse on August 19th. Photograph: David Davies/Pool/Getty Images

The seventh Irish Champions Weekend takes place in the grim circumstances of the coronavirus pandemic – although, from a racing point of view, it can (...)

Shane Crosse tested positive for coronavirus on Friday. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

No extra testing for coronavirus is planned for Irish Champions Weekend after star apprentice Shane Crosse became the first jockey to test positive fo(...)

Ladies day of the St Leger festival at Doncaster  in September  2019.  Photograph: George Wood/Getty Images

Spectators are to be allowed back on to a British racecourse in a fortnight’s time, ending a six-month barren spell that began in the week after the C(...)

 Nijinsky, ridden by Lester Piggott, wins the 1970 Epsom Derby, recording the fastest finishing time in over 60 years. Photograph: Dennis Oulds/Central Press/Getty Images

You don’t have to smell or touch to be in the presence of greatness, it can be witnessed and savoured from afar; and, in the year of 1970, as weeks an(...)

Sene Naoupu has been named in the Ireland squad for the final two games of the Six Nations. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Leinster captain Sene Naoupu has been named in the Ireland squad to complete the Six Nations four weeks after an operation to remove a tumour from her(...)

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