Adrian Heskin

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Latest Exhibition (left) is the favourite and top weight for the Irish Grand National. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

An Easter Monday like no other does at least contain its traditional sporting centrepiece at Fairyhouse. A year after Irish jump racing’s most valuab(...)

Gordon Elliott dominated proceedings at Cork with a superb Saturday four-timer. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Gordon Elliott dominated proceedings at Cork with a superb Saturday four-timer. The master of Cullentra made a flying start by landing the first thre(...)

For the second day of Cheltenham guest tipster Tony Keenan recommends  betting on Tin Soldier, Sir Valentino and Auvergnat

2:50 – Tin Soldier Apparent plot horses tend to be overbet in the festival handicaps, the whiff of conspiracy often exciting punters more than soli(...)

Davy Russell, who partners Road To Riches at Navan.  x

It is a short road trip from Road To Riches’s box to Saturday’s Grade Two Webster Cup at Navan but it is the relatively short 16-day gap from his Che(...)

 Ruby Walsh riding Annie Power on their way to winning The Coral Hurdle Race Ascot racecourse on November 23, 2013 in Ascot, England. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Annie Power could make her eagerly awaited return to action next week after starring among the entries for Wednesday’s punchestown.com Mares Hurdle. (...)

Bellshill took the grade one Lawlor’s Hotel Novice Hurdle at Naas. Photograph: Inpho

Bellshill had little difficulty landing the odds in the Lawlor’s Hotel Novice Hurdle at Naas. The Willie Mullins-trained six-year-old made it three o(...)

Ruby Walsh and Felix Yonger won the rescheduled Kerry Group Hilly Way Chase at Navan. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

An 8am inspection of Clonmel on Wednesday morning is another consequence of the weather and its continuing impact on racing was stamped all over Navan(...)

Road to Riches returns to action in the Clonmel Oil Chase. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho.

Trainer Noel Meade reports Cheltenham Gold Cup third Road To Riches to be “100 per cent ready” for his return to action in Thursday’s Clonmel Oil Chas(...)

Jockey Adrian Heskin onboard Foxrock: Heskin had already served a one-day ban imposed on the day of the controversial race at  Punchestown in December. Photograph: Inpho

Over five months after riding Foxrock at Punchestown, jockey Adrian Heskin has wound up with a six day ban under the Turf Club’s ‘non-trier’ rules.A s(...)

Trainer Ted Walsh appeared before a referrals committee hearing last month in relation to how Foxrock appeared to be wearing both front shoes immediately after a Punchestown race yet at a stewards enquiry that day it was reported those shoes had been lost during the race. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

The Turf Club’s chief executive believes the credibility of racing’s regulatory body hasn’t been affected by the outcome of the ‘Foxrock’ controversy(...)

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