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(...)

Minister for Agriculture, Food, the Marine and Defence, Simon Coveney T.D. welcomed the establishment of a new company, Curragh Racecourse Limited, which will own, operate and redevelop the Curragh Racecourse and Training Grounds. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney has said he expects the Horse Racing Ireland Bill to appear before the Dáil before the end of next week and (...)

Solicitor Neville O’Byrne has officially taken over as Senior Steward of the Turf Club. He replaces Roddy Ryan. A member of the Turf Club since 2007, (...)