Champers Elysees ridden by Ben Coen wins the Colm Quinn BMW Irish EBF Corrib Fillies’ Stakes during day two of the Galway  Festival. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Oisín Orr has been called up to ride The Lir Jet, the second-favourite, in the Group One Phoenix Stakes at The Curragh on Sunday after Ben Coen, who w(...)

Even So and jockey Colin Keane wins the Juddmonte Irish Oaks at the Curragh Racecourse. Photograph: PA

Ger Lyons equalised 2-2 with Aidan O’Brien in this year’s unique Curragh classic programme when Even So landed Saturday evening’s Juddmonte Irish Oaks(...)

Dundalk racecourse. A new Polytrack won’t be in place until  next summer.  Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Some of Ireland’s top jockeys have given a cautiously positive verdict on Dundalk’s all-weather surface although also adopting a wait-and-see attitud(...)

Flat racing at Ballinrobe will continue next year.

Flat racing at Ballinrobe has got an official green light to continue and the events that forced last week’s card at the Co Mayo track to be abandoned(...)

Clerk of the course Lorcan Wyer admitted to having serious concerns about the future of flat racing at Ballinrobe. Photo: Getty Images

Clerk of the course Lorcan Wyer admitted to having serious concerns about the future of flat racing at Ballinrobe after Monday evening’s fixture had t(...)

Declan McDonogh celebrates with Riven Light after winning on day two of the  Galway Festival in 2017. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Declan McDonogh can look forward to riding for Dermot Weld at Galway next week. He’d rather he wasn’t. In March, Pat Smullen, Weld’s No 1 rider for a(...)

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(...)

Ryan Moore: will be on board Rostropovich in Sunday’s Prix Du Jockey Club at Chantilly.   Photo: PA Wire

A low draw could be a complicating factor for Saxon Warrior in Saturday’s Epsom Derby but it looks a major plus for Rostropovich’s chance of giving Ai(...)

Faugheen:  was an odds-on favourite to defend his Champion Hurdle crown in 2016. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Champion trainer Willie Mullins’s vet, Tim Brennan, could face disqualification from racing for up to 10 years after being called to appear before a B(...)

The final two races at Naas on Sunday had to be abandoned for safety reasons due to a slippery surface on the bend into the straight. A number of hor(...)

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