Aidan O'brien

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John Oxx with  QIPCO 1,000 Guineas contender Skitter Scatter  at Currabeg Stables. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

John Oxx believes Dundalk’s controversial all-weather circuit isn’t suitable for the same range of horses as it used to be and has welcomed plans for (...)

Trainer Ted Walsh and his wife Helen celebrate Any Second Now’s  victory in the Kim Muir Chase at Cheltenham  with  jockey Derek O’Connor. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Fairyhouse officials expect they will have to regularly water the track this week ahead of the prestigious Easter festival. After torrential rain aff(...)

Dundalk’s Michael Duffy and Cork City’s Conor McCarthy compete for the ball during Saturday’s President’s Cup clash at Turner’s Cross. Photo: Ciaran Culligan/Inpho

A new season of the SSE Airtricity League of Ireland kicks off on Friday. The prospect means little to most of us. Indifference is mainly the lot of I(...)

 Ryan Moore guiding  Magic Wand to victory in the the Ribblesdale Stakes at Royal Ascot. Photograph:  Bryn Lennon/Getty Images

Champion trainer Aidan O’Brien will attempt to get his 2019 campaign off to a multi-million dollar flier in Florida on Saturday when Magic Wand lines (...)

Nico de Boinville on Altior (left) comes from behind to beat Paul Townsend on Min in the Champion Chase at Cheltenham in March. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The Cheltenham Gold Cup favourite Presenting Percy is set to make his first start of the season in Leopardstown’s €175,000 Savills Chase over Christma(...)

“Johnny Murtagh astounded me by admitting that he had never broken anything while racing.” Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

It’s not much of an exaggeration to say that, at the Horse Racing Ireland awards on Tuesday night, you could not have swung a cat without hitting some(...)

Capri during a workout at Aidan O’Brien’s Ballydoyle Stables, Cashel, Co Tipperary. Ryan Moore will break from stall 12 of the 14 runners on Capri in Toyko. Photograph: Inpho

Aidan O’Brien’s 2017 Irish Derby and English Leger hero Capri bids to become a “Lucky 13th” Irish-trained runner in Sunday morning’s hugely prestigiou(...)

Delta Work ridden by Davy Russell (left) beats Niven ridden by Jamie Moore to win the Porter & Co Beginners Chase at Down Royal last week. Photograph:   PA Wire

Despite sitting third in this season’s championship table Davy Russell is favourite to retain his jockey’s title and can eat into the gap to the lead(...)

Footpad:  had a perfect five-from-five novice campaign last season that included victory in the Arkle at Cheltenham.  Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Willie Mullins takes the wraps off his first real big gun of the new winter campaign when the hugely exciting Footpad returns to action at Naas on Sat(...)

The Cliffsofmoher, left, pulls up lame during the Melbourne Cup at Flemington Racecourse in Melbourne, Australia. Photograph: Andy Brownbill/AP

Joseph O’Brien will hope for a happier Flemington experience this Saturday when saddling his Irish Derby winner Latrobe in a $2 million Grade One. Th(...)

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