The Meath Hunt’s pack out for daily exercise on St Stephen’s Day with  huntsman John Henry, ‘Whipper’ Barry Finnegan and huntsman Kenny Henry. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

A move by a UK-based insurance company to withdraw cover for countryside pursuits could succeed where thousands of protestors over many decades have f(...)

O’Sullivan became a member of the Turf Club in 2000, and two years later was also appointed a member of the Irish National Hunt Steeplechase Committee. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The death took place on Tuesday of Cahir O’Sullivan, the former chief executive of the Turf Club. He was 86. O’Sullivan was chief executive of Irish (...)

Insurance costs for clubs over the past year for race meetings has doubled and tripled, in some cases bringing premiums to €12,000 and upwards.

Amateur horse racing may grind to a halt this week as organisers are running out of time to secure insurance cover due to a UK underwriter failing to (...)

Rachael Blackmore: has been the busiest jump jockey in the country this campaign with over 450 rides already.  She has   four more rides scheduled at Fairyhouse on Saturday.  Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Rachael Blackmore could emerge from Saturday’s Fairyhouse action on top of the jockeys’ championship once again. The title lead has swapped between (...)

Magical’s Irish Champion Stakes win has been voted the second-best race run in 2020. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Money allocated by Horse Racing Ireland (HRI) for the installation of CCTV cameras at some racecourse stable-yards in 2018 was used instead for other (...)

Denis Egan: “You don’t turn around 238 years of history at the press of a button. But the major stuff is organised and it has been very smooth.” Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Officials at the new Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board have said there has been a smooth technical transition from the old Turf Club organisation wh(...)

 Trainer Colin Tizzard  on plans for Cue Card:  “We will go to the Ascot Chase, then either the Ryanair or Gold Cup and then on to Aintree. Then I will have him as my hunter.”  Photograph:  Harry Trump/Getty Images

The Co Kilkenny based breeder Harry McCalmont takes over as senior steward of the Turf Club on New Year’s Day when racing’s integrity will be oversee(...)

Pádraig Beggy riding Wings Of Eagles to win The Investec Derby from Cliffs Of Moher on  Derby Day at Epsom. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty

The complexion of Irish racing’s regulation is set to change on New Year’s Day when almost 230 years of Turf Club administration will change and come (...)

Davy Russell: “To me it is completely unacceptable what the press have done, to me and my family.” Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

After incurring a four-day suspension at an appeals body hearing on Tuesday, Davy Russell declined to comment to reporters and quickly slipped out of(...)

 Turf Club chief executive Denis Egan: “I would be optimistic we will find a solution and come to an arrangement on testing which is acceptable to everyone.” Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The Turf Club has expressed satisfaction with its €9.6 million integrity budget for next year from Horse Racing Ireland and has indicated more testin(...)

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