Eddie O'leary

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Eddie O’Leary believes running Cheltenham behind closed doors is a better option  than a postponement. Photograph:  Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Running the Cheltenham Festival behind closed doors is preferable to postponement should the coronavirus threat impact on next week’s action according(...)

Darling Daughter ridden by Lisa O’Neill was a shock 25-1 winner of the Grade Two mares’ bumper at the Dublin Racing Festival earlier this month. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Gigginstown Stud spokesman Eddie O’Leary has called for the Weatherbys Champion Bumper at Cheltenham to be restricted to amateur riders. O’Leary has (...)

 Davy Russell riding Tiger Roll clears the final fence en route to victory in last year’s Grand National at Aintree. Photograph: Alex Livesey/Getty Images

Tiger Roll has got the green light from owner Michael O’Leary to bid for a historic Randox Aintree Grand National hat-trick in April. Just three days(...)

 Davy Russell riding Tiger Roll clears the final fence as he races to victory during last year’s  Grand National at Aintree.  Photograph: Alex Livesy/Getty

The ‘will he-won’t he’ saga about Tiger Roll bidding for a historic Randox Health Aintree Grand National hat-trick looks set to continue after the Mic(...)

Road To Respect has been ruled out for the season. “Horses get legs. But he [Road To Respect] got it in Leopardstown on a track what wasn’t watered,” said Eddie O’Leary. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Michael O’Leary’s hopes of a third Paddy Power Irish Gold Cup success at the upcoming Dublin Racing Festival have been dealt a blow as one of his big (...)

Adding another day to the Cheltenham programme could draw a crowd in the region of 65,000. File photograph: Getty

Willie Mullins has poured cold water on suggestions the Cheltenham Festival could be extended to five days in future. The festival’s most successful (...)

 Michael O’Leary: his Gigginstown Stud team believes the King George VI Chase might be boosted by including the Ladbrokes Champion Chase at Down Royal in the  £1m Triple Crown bonus. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

A border down the Irish Sea is a topical subject, but Michael O’Leary’s Gigginstown Stud team believes the King George VI Chase might be boosted by in(...)

Jack Kennedy on board Samcro. The high-profile novice chaser   got his career over fences off to a perfect start at Down Royal. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Samcro is set to make his Christmas appearance in Limerick’s Grade One feature on St Stephen’s Day. The high-profile novice chaser holds top-flight e(...)

Jack Kennedy and Apple’s Jade are set to be reunited at Fairyhouse next weekend. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Apple’s Jade has history in her sights at Fairyhouse on Sunday and the prolific mare will have old ally Jack Kennedy back on board to try and help her(...)

Gordon Elliott is keen to  acknowledge Michael O’Leary’s role in his remarkable rise to prominence over the last dozen years. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Gordon Elliott has conceded Michael O’Leary’s announcement that he’s winding down his involvement with the sport over the next five years came as a sh(...)

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