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Rachael Blackmore after her victory on Cobbler’s way in the Pigsback.com Maiden Hurdle at Leopardstown. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Rachael Blackmore brought a breakthrough year at jumping’s highest level to a fitting conclusion at Leopardstown’s Christmas meeting in recent days, (...)

 Ruby Walsh riding Kemboy   to win the Punchestown Gold Cup from Al Boum Photo back in May. Photograph:   Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Kemboy has already generated more headlines than any other horse this season and he finally makes his return to action in Saturday’s Grade One feature(...)

Roaring Bull and Jack Kennedy (blue cap) on the way to winning the Paddy Power Chase  during day two of the Christmas festival at Leopardstown. Photograph:  PA Wire

Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary dramatically ‘mugged’ fellow businessman JP McManus to win Friday’s Paddy Power Chase at Leopardstown with Roaring Bull. (...)

Patrick Mullins onboard Faugheen leaves Jack Kennedy and  Samcro trailing on the way to winning the the Matchbook Betting Exchange Novice Chase at Limerick. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

The remarkable Faugheen defied the years in style with a first Grade One success over fences at Limerick on a crammed St Stephen’s Day racing programm(...)

Rachel Blackmore onboard Notebook coming home to win in Leopardstown. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Notebook made assumptions of Leopardstown’s St Stephen’s Day feature being a match look very presumptuous indeed as he confirmed once more that jumpin(...)

 Samcro at Leopardstown. He will bring plenty of “star-power” to the €100,000 feature of day one at Limerick.  Photograph:   James Crombie/Inpho

A 10th career Grade One victory for Faugheen could bring the house down at Limerick, although Samcro may ultimately prove a St Stephen’s Day spoilspor(...)

Trainer Henry de Bromhead: Notebook will carry De Bromhead’s Grade One ambitions in the Racing Post Novice Chase. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Henry De Bromhead has the most runners of any trainer at Leopardstown on St Stephen’s Day, including Aspire Tower who should be a leading player in th(...)

Racing TV’s coverage of the Grade One John Durkan Chase at Punchestown on Sunday was heavily criticised  for being shown on a split-screen and with no commentary until the closing stages. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Ahead of Irish racing’s busiest day of the year later this month, the chairman of the racecourses organisation has said steps must be taken to avoid a(...)

Davy Russell had to stand himself down during Sunday’s action at Punchestown when feeling unwell. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Free Wifi is expected to be available at all Irish tracks in 2020 although Laytown’s famous beach fixture could prove an exception. Ireland’s 26 race(...)

Min and Paul Towenend (L) took the John Durkan Chase at Punchestown. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Min recorded back to back victories in Punchestown’s Grade One John Durkan Chase on Sunday and struggled once again for 100 per cent of the spotlight.(...)

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