Chris Hayes

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Jockey Chris Hayes enjoyed success at Listowel on the Fozzie Stack-trained Lady Wannabe. Photograph: Oisín Keniry/Inpho

Lady Wannabe made the most of having her sights lowered with victory in the Edmund & Josie Whelan Memorial Listowel Stakes. Fozzy Stack’s filly h(...)

He Knows No Fear gets the better of Agitare  in the dying strides.

He Knows No Fear created history at Leopardstown when winning the Irish Stallion Farms EBF Maiden at the phenomenal odds of 300-1. Before his success,(...)

Even So and jockey Colin Keane wins the Juddmonte Irish Oaks at the Curragh Racecourse. Photograph: PA

Ger Lyons equalised 2-2 with Aidan O’Brien in this year’s unique Curragh classic programme when Even So landed Saturday evening’s Juddmonte Irish Oaks(...)

Trainer Michael Halford oversees the morning workout of up to 85 horses at Copper Beech Stables, Duneany, Co Kildare. Photograph: Alan Betson

Michael Halford’s response when asked what the last 11 weeks have been like is simple: “The same, but different.” It sounds a contradictory statement(...)

Jockeys and trainers endeavour to maintain social distancing in the parade ring at Naas racecourse. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Ger Lyons enjoyed a one-three in the Lodge Park Stud Irish EBF Park Express Stakes at Naas on the opening day of the Irish Flat season, with Lemista t(...)

Chris Hayes is among a number of jockeys who have appeared in front of a panel and received a six-day ban on the same day. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board has moved to speed up the process involved in penalising breaches of the whip rules by giving more responsibili(...)

AP McCoy hugs Pat Smullen in the parade ring after Quizzical wins the Pat Smullen Champions Race for Cancer Trials Ireland. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The unfortunate circumstances Pat Smullen is facing somehow seemed to produce a perfect synchronicity on Sunday at the Curragh. Ordinarily the nine-t(...)

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board  has said  no formal briefings on the whip will  be carried out at Leopardstown and the Curragh this weekend. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Racing’s regulator has pointed to June’s incident-free Irish Derby festival as an example of how the whip needs not become an issue in the upcoming Ir(...)

Chris Hayes again picked up a six-day ban  after it was judged he had used his whip above shoulder height at Roscommon last month. Photograph: Inpho

Racing’s regulatory body has described the number of breaches of the whip rules as “unacceptable” and stood over its controversial new regulations. C(...)

The growing spate of whip rule breaches has prompted a stark warning from the Irish Jockeys Association (IJA) about a potential shortage of riders ava(...)

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