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Ruby Walsh is to ride on the flat at Naas on Sunday. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

A familiar face will be seen in a rather more unfamiliar role at Naas for the opening day of the Irish Flat season on Sunday, as Ruby Walsh takes the (...)

Davy Russell and Presenting Percy en-route to victory in the RSA Chase at Cheltenham in 2018. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty

Presenting Percy is set to take the first step towards potential Cheltenham Gold Cup glory at Punchestown on Sunday. Last season’s top novice is alre(...)

Willie Mullins confirmed that Douvan is likely to miss the National Hunt season with a leg injury. Photograph:   James Crombie/Inpho

The injury-plagued star chaser Douvan looks set to miss the entire National Hunt season due a pastern problem.   Trainer Willie Mullins revealed(...)

The Aidan O’Brien-trained Saxon Warrior. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Saxon Warrior has got the green light to try to secure his trainer Aidan O’Brien a first QIPCO Irish Champion Stakes success under the “Irish Champion(...)

Ireland boss Joe Schmidt pictured at Punchestown in 2015. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The first of Donnacha O’Brien’s five rides at Roscommon on Monday evening will be when he dons the colours of Irish rugby’s head coach Joe Schmidt in (...)

Aidan O’Brien with Kew Gardens, who bids for Group One glory at Longchamp on Saturday. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The chance of a prestigious international Group One double is open to Aidan O’Brien within just five hours on Saturday. With France’s national holida(...)

Ryan Moore celebrates winning the Diamond Jubilee Stakes on Merchant Navy at Royal Ascot. Photograph: Andrew Boyers/Reuters

Jockey Ryan Moore needs this Saturday’s Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby to complete a clean sweep of classics in England and Ireland. The 34-year-old Eng(...)

 Donnacha O’Brien riding Saxon Warrior (right) to win the Qipco 2,000 Guineas Stakes at Newmarket in May. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

A first Royal Ascot winner is next on Donnacha O’Brien’s checklist in what is turning out to be a landmark season for the 19-year-old rider, although (...)

Dermot Weld: has saddled 17 Royal Ascot winners during his career.  Photograph: ©INPHO/Lorraine O’Sullivan

Dermot Weld has insisted he has “no regrets” about skipping the Irish 2,000 Guineas with Imaging and the colt is likely to line up next in Group One c(...)

Trainer Aidan O’Brien and jockey Donnacha O’Brien celebrate after winning the Investec Oaks  at Epsom last Friday. Photograph:  Warren Little/Getty Images

Bookmakers believe Donnacha O’Brien is firmly in the running to complete a notable family double by becoming Ireland’s champion jockey this year. The(...)

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