Charles Byrnes

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 Robbie Power on Fox Norton winning the BoyleSports Champion Steeplechase at Punchestown Festival in 2017. Photograph:  Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Jockey Robbie Power will try to stop Altior’s winning streak when teaming up with Fox Norton in Ascot’s three-runner Grade One feature on Saturday. T(...)

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(...)

Willie Mullins: the report shows big trainers like Mullins are getting bigger but middle-ranking colleagues are being forced  out of business. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Ireland’s Cheltenham fortunes are at an all-time high but a grim picture has been painted of the difficulties facing the majority of this country’s r(...)

Donnacha O’Brien guided Baraweez, left, to a second successive win in the Ahonoora Handicap at Ballybrit last year. This time the jockey will partner  Stipulate.  Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Brian Ellison has already had a winner over hurdles at Galway this week so his topweight for today’s handicap feature, Totalize, merits respect. Howev(...)

Road To Riches has been priced at 5 to 1 for Wednesday’s Tote Galway Plate. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho.

Road To Riches remains a clear favourite to regain the Tote Galway Plate crown despite facing topweight this Wednesday. The 2014 Plate winner tops a(...)

Racehorse trainer Adrian McGuinness. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

The Turf Club’s Appeals & Referrals Committee will be asked to consider as soon as possible if Dublin trainer Adrian McGuinness has breached any (...)

Patrick Mullins will ride  Boston Bob in Wednesday’s Galway Plate. Photograph:  James Crombie/Inpho

Patrick Mullins is thrilled to have picked up the ride on multiple Grade One winner Boston Bob in Wednesday’s Galway Plate. The 10-year-old won both t(...)

No More Heroes  saw off Shaneshill to land the Navan Novice Hurdle at Navan . Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

No More Heroes raced into the Cheltenham Festival picture as he saw off Shaneshill to land the Navan Novice Hurdle for Gordon Elliott and Barry Geragh(...)

Don Cossack and Brian O’Connell (right) hold off the challenges of Boston Bob and Texas Jack to win the John Durkan Memorial Chase at Punchestown yesterday. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho.

Once dismissed by some as unreliable, Don Cossack now appears transformed, and his career-best performance winning Punchestown’s John Durkan Chase me(...)

Tomorrow’s home action is National Hunt at Bellewstown and Limerick and in the long-term there was good jumping news for Naas yesterday with confir(...)

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