Brian Acheson

4 results

Rachael Blackmore onboard Bob Olinger jumps the last on the way to winning to the Lawlor’s Of Naas Novice Hurdle at Naas. Photograph: Caroline Norris/Inpho

Bob Olinger continued his progression with an emphatic victory in the Lawlor’s Of Naas Novice Hurdle on Wednesday. The point-to-point and bumper winn(...)

Navan Racecourse: Sunday’s schedule will see Navan share the RTV spotlight with Carlisle and there are ten minutes gaps between the two meetings.  Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The resounding Conservative Party victory in Thursday’s UK general election has been described as a positive outcome for Irish racing. With the sport(...)

 Nico de Boinville riding Altior clear the last to win The bet365 Clebration Steeple Chase at Sandown Park in April. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty

Much of jump racing’s pre-Christmas top quality action can have a ‘phoney war’ atmosphere but there’s nothing bogus about the anticipation surroundin(...)

Ulster Unionist Assembly member Mike Nesbitt, former Ireland international Trevor Ringland and Rev John Dunlop. File photographs: The Irish Times/Inpho

A “civic unionism” group of more than 100 people from various sections of Northern Irish society has challenged what it says is a nationalist assumpti(...)