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Judge Durcan imposed the four-year driving ban after Ms Meade (52) of Galtee Close, Glenmore, Limerick

A drunk female motorist who lay down in front of her car on a busy motorway during rush hour traffic has been banned from driving for four years. At (...)

Jim Bolger:  said that the number one problem in Irish racing is drugs and urged the IHRB to step up testing. “I am concerned with the lack of policing in racing. It’s not up to the mark, it’s not up to scratch.” Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Irish racing’s regulatory body has said up to 60 drug tests on hair samples taken from horses since the summer have been negative for prohibited subst(...)

Willie Mullins will have Stratum and True Self in next week’s Melbourne Cup. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Willie Mullins has admitted to being “pleasantly surprised” at how racing has coped with the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Ireland’s champion N(...)

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(...)

Magical put up a superb performance at Leopardstown to beat Ghaiyyath and having no less than the subsequent Arc winner Sottsass only fourth behind her.  Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Aidan O’Brien’s global Group One reach extends from Australia to Ascot on Saturday culminating in a potential Magical moment in the Qipco Champion Sta(...)

Thunder Moon is already among the market leaders for next year’s 2,000 Guineas. File photograph: Inpho

Juvenile championship honours are up for grabs at Newmarket on Saturday when Thunder Moon bids to add to Joseph O’Brien’s 2021 classic team in the Dar(...)

Pretty Gorgeous ridden by Shane Crosse (second left) wins The bet365 Fillies’ Mile at Newmarket on Friday. James Doyle (left)   correctly sported the number nine saddle cloth for Aidan O’Brien’s Snowfall in third place but was in fact riding the other Ballydoyle runner  Mother Earth by mistake. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/PA Wire.

Aidan O’Brien faces a large fine after a case of mistaken identity in the Group 1 Fillies Mile saw the wrong horse officially placed third at Newmarke(...)

Shane Crosse  rides Pretty Gorgeous to victory in the bet365 Fillies’ Mile at Newmarket Racecourse. Photograph: PA

Irish racing’s regulatory body has backed its drug testing standards as investigations continue into the Gain feed contamination controversy. On Frid(...)

Italian rider Cristian Demuro on French horse Sottsass wins the 100th Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe race at the Paris Longchamps track, Paris, France, on Sunday. Photograph: Christophe Petit Tesson/EPA

Irish racing’s regulatory body has said no detection of Zilpaterol in horses in Ireland and Britain could mean that positive tests for the prohibited (...)

 Anthony Van Dyck is one of 10 horses trained by Aidan and Joseph O’Brien that have been tested in Australia. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Aidan O’Brien’s Ballydoyle team could return to action on Wednesday with a string of potential Group One starters also in the running to appear at New(...)

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