David Wachman

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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(...)

In August Wachman announced he would hand in his licence at the end of the season and has indicated Rekindling will be his final runner. Photograph: Getty Images

Rekindling is poised to try to provide David Wachman with a fairytale Group One finale to his training career in Paris on Sunday. Twenty years after(...)

Pat Smullen rides  Harzand to victory at the    Irish Derby. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

In June Harzand finally brought to an end Dermot Weld’s quest for Epsom Derby success, and the legendary trainer could have a contender for next year(...)

Holistic Approach and Kevin Manning, seen winning at the Curragh earlier this month, look set to maintain their unbeaten record at Leopardstown tomorrow. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

A weekend which sees racing at Cheltenham and Aintree testifies to the changing of the racing seasons, but Jim Bolger could face the winter with clas(...)

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