David Wachman

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Gary Carroll on Quick Suzy wins the Irish EBF Stallion Auction Series Maiden at the Curragh back in May. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Trainer Gavin Cromwell and jockey Gary Carroll will try to secure a landmark first Group One success when teaming up for Quick Suzy in Sunday’s Darley(...)

Bookmakers might not take bets on every race at Punchestown on Tuesday due to a dispute with the racecourse’s organisation and Horse Racing Ireland. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

Bookmakers have rowed back on the threat of ‘strike’ action at Punchestown’s fixture on Tuesday although they may not bet on every one of the seven ra(...)

Jockey Donnacha O’Brien is congratulated by his brother Joseph after Latrobe’s victory in the 2018 Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at The Curragh. Photograph:  Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Champion flat jockey Donnacha O’Brien has announced his retirement from race-riding and confirmed he will start training in 2020. The 21-year-old son(...)

Horse Racing Ireland said traceability systems introduced this year would help improve the monitoring of thoroughbreds in this country. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Horse Racing Ireland (HRI) has said traceability systems introduced this year will help improve the monitoring of thoroughbreds in this country. Howe(...)

The thoroughbred horse was emaciated, with its ribcage showing, and in such poor condition euthanising the animal was considered.

A thoroughbred horse previously bought for £240,000, with past links to a famous Irish trainer and to a stud farm owned by composer Andrew Lloyd Webbe(...)

Joseph O’Brien: will be bidding to join an illustrious group when Rekindling lines up in the  Epsom Derby on Saturday. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Rekindling is a 25-1 outsider for Saturday’s Investec Epsom Derby but if the colt manages to win racing’s ‘Blue-Riband’ he will put his trainer Joseph(...)

David Wachman: “I always believed Winter was a very high class filly and I’m delighted it has come to fruition. Aidan has done a great job with her.” Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Winter is odds-on favourite to complete the Newmarket-Curragh 1,000 Guineas double on Sunday. But despite the filly’s glittering progress this season(...)

Winter ridden by Wayne Lordan  wins the Qipco 1000 Guineas Stakes at Newmarket.  Photograph:  Paul Harding/PA

It was like old times for Aidan O’Brien at Newmarket on Sunday when he completed the Guineas double for a third time although it was Winter and Bally(...)

Wayne Lordan and Winter took the 1000 Guineas at Newmarket. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty

It was like old times for Aidan O’Brien at Newmarket on Sunday when he completed the Guineas double for a third time although it was Winter and Ballyd(...)

Czabo ridden by Graham Lee wins the Lodge Park Stud EBF Park Express Stakes at Naas Racecourse. Photograph: PA Wire

A potentially crucial test of the Turf Club’s controversial new ‘non-trier’ rules could come on Monday. The connections of both Cloudy Morning and T(...)

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