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AP McCoy will talk to Paddy Power at the One-Zero 2017 conference on Tuesday. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/INPHO

Monday, October 16th Results: Kuehne and Nagel, Netflix. Indicators: Irish goods exports and imports (Aug); Euro zone balance of trade (Aug). Tuesd(...)

Joseph Fagan (91) from Moate, Co Westmeath,  75 years coming to   the Galway Races. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

In 1942, Joe Fagan attended his first Galway Races. It was war-time in Europe, or the Emergency as the second World War was euphemistically called in(...)

Michael McCarthy and Paul Carroll at Bellewstown Races: pair won best dressed couple award

Michael McCarthy and Paul Carroll went into the record books at the weekend by becoming the first gay couple to pick up the best dressed couple award (...)

Shane Lowry takes a practice round on the course at the 2017 Masters Tournament  in Augusta, Georgia, on Monday.  Photograph: Tannen Maury/EPA

Some heavy-hitters have just vacated the veranda terrace close to the oak tree: Pádraig Harrington, the scar from his surgery worn like a war wound on(...)

JP McManus’s racing manager Frank Berry. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Ask any trainer about what the future holds for a JP McManus-owned horse and the response is almost invariably the same –“Talk to Frank.” It doesn’t m(...)

AP McCoy unveils a statue of himself during Champion Day at Cheltenham. Photograph: David Davies/PA

Perhaps the biggest relief was that it bore a close resemblance and as AP McCoy quickly deadpanned: “Some of my friends would say it has a better per(...)

Istabraq and Charlie Swan are led back after winning their third  Champion Hurdle in a row in 2000. Photograph: Healy Racing

At the festival, every race is its own whirlwind. A twister onto itself, whipping through Cheltenham in half an hour, just in time for the next one t(...)

 Sculptor Paul Ferriter (in blue) directs Ciaran Patterson  and Sandor Prsa putting the finishing touches to a bronze statue of AP McCoy. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

As the greatest jump jockey of all time, AP McCoy seemed to expand the bounds of human endurance. He has broken legs, arms, collarbones, ribs, cheek(...)

Sprinter Sacre is paraded at Cheltenham, scene of some of his most memorable victories, after his retirement was announced on Sunday.  Photograph: Julian Herbert/PA

Sprinter Sacre was paraded in front of an adoring crowd at Cheltenham on Sunday – just two hours after his trainer Nicky Henderson announced the retir(...)

Paul O’Connell went viral as a result of his answer on A Question of Sport and is now known in parts of the world that might still not be aware that a game called rugby even exists

It’s inevitable that it’ll happen one day. Someone will spot Paul O’Connell and approach him. They won’t say: “Aren’t you the fella who won 108 caps(...)

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