David O Meara

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Paul Meade as Henry Higginsand Anna Sheils-McNamee as Eliza Doolittle. Photograph: Futoshi Sakauchi

★★★ This is an age of upstarts, observes a man in the crowd early in Pygmalion, where anyone can become somebody else as long as telltale signs of (...)

Harzand ridden by Pat Smullen (second from right) in the  Ballysax Stakes in Leopardstown. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

There’s less than a fortnight to go to a notably open-looking Investec Epsom Derby, and Dermot Weld describes a tilt by Harzand at the world’s most f(...)

 Chris Hayes riding Sole Power to victory  in  The Derrinstown Stud Flying Five Stakes at the Curragh in  September. Photo:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Eddie Lynam is keeping his fingers crossed Sole Power can make it fourth-time lucky in the Longines Hong Kong Sprint at Sha Tin on Sunday. The multip(...)

 The Grey Gatsby edges out Australia in last year’s Irish Champion Stakes, which was ranked 11th on the 2014 World list. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho.

Leopardstown officials are confidently anticipating an attendance hike of at least 10 per cent for Saturday week’s first leg of ‘Longines Champions(...)

Brazen Beau finishes second in the Diamond Jubilee Stakes at Royal Ascot: Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images.

Trainer Chris Waller will achieve a “life highlight” if star sprinter Brazen Beau can become the first Australian-trained horse to win the Darley July(...)

William Buick riding Golden Horn (left)) winning the Dante Stakes from Jack Hobbs at York. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

The only certainty about the prelude to this year’s Epsom Derby is that it seems to be set in a twilight zone where there is no certainty. It is a pl(...)

 Ryan Moore riding Found (blue and orange colours)  to victory in the  Prix Marcel Boussac  at Longchamp  in Paris. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Full Mast was named the winner of the Prix Jean-Luc Lagardere at Longchamp after first past the post Gleneagles was demoted to third by the stewards.H(...)

David O’Meara:  trainer’s Custom Cut was third in Listed event last month. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Sunday’s Group 3 feature has a roll-of-honour that includes names such as Nijinsky, El Gran Senor and Giants Causeway but the five year old gel(...)

A 21-year-old Corkman has been remanded in custody after he was charged with dangerous driving causing the death of a 42-year-old father of four in Co Kerry over 18 months ago.

A 21-year-old Corkman has been remanded in custody after he was charged with dangerous driving causing the death of a 42-year-old father of fou(...)

Johnny Murtagh can keep up his fine record in the Darley Irish Oaks on the French-trained Chicquita.

A lot of ifs-and-buts surround the French challenger Chicquita in what is a first ever Saturday evening running of the Darley Irish Oaks but the reass(...)

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