Eddie O Leary

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Montjeu, seen here (right) winning the  Prix de L’Arc De Triomphe under Mick Kinane in 1999, was a former winner of the Tattersalls Gold Cup. Photograph: Inpho/Allsport

The Group One Tattersalls Gold Cup has been moved to the end of July and will be open to three-year-old runners for the first time. That is among th(...)

The resurfacing of Dundalk racecourse is set to be completed by June on schedule. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

A near €2.5 million resurfacing of Dundalk’s all-weather circuit is still on schedule to finish in June with the track likely to be ready to facilitat(...)

 Rachael Blackmore returns after riding Honeysuckle to win the  Irish Champion Hurdle during the Dublin Racing Festival at Leopardstown in February. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

It’s often the pioneer’s lot to be defined by the mould they’ve broken. Rachael Blackmore doesn’t like being called a female jockey. She sees herself (...)

Battleoverdoyen could be kept in reserve for the Aintree festival in April. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary’s Grade One-winning novice chaser Battleoverdoyen is only “50-50” to line up at the Cheltenham Festival. Bat(...)

Davy Russell celebrates as he rides Tiger Roll to win last year’s Grand National Day at Aintree. Photograph: Getty Images

Uncertainty about whether Tiger Roll will bid for an unprecedented third successive victory in the Grand National at Aintree could continue well into (...)

Rachael Blackmore after winning  the featured PCI Irish Champion Hurdle on Honeysuckle on the first day of the Dublin Racing Festival at  Leopardstown. Photograph: Tom O’Hanlon/Inpho

There were rare scenes on day one of the Dublin Racing Festival as jockey Rachael Blackmore and the unbeaten mare Honeysuckle scooped the featured PCI(...)

Jockey Rachel Blackmore, who won the Racing Post Novice Chase at Leopardstown on Thursday, and Taoiseach Leo Varadkar. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Leo Varadkar was wearing more clothes on his second festive outing of the season than on his first and looked a whole lot happier for it. The Taoisea(...)

Michael O’Leary congratulates jockey  Keith Donoghue after Tiger Roll’s victory   in the Glenfarclas Chase at Cheltenham in March. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Keith Donoghue is the initial beneficiary of Michael O’Leary’s jockey plans for the coming winter and is set to team up with the Ryanair boss’ apparen(...)

 Keith Donoghue riding Tiger Roll clear of the last to win The Glenfarclas Steeple Chase at Cheltenham last year. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty

Generally speaking, Irish racing fans aren’t partial to the more sentimental excesses that some racehorses can provoke in Britain. But Wednesday’s C(...)

Apple’s Jade:  a 5-4 favourite for  Saturday’s BHP Irish Champion Hurdle. She  is bidding to become the  first mare in 16 years to land the €175,000 Day One feature. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

The pressure appears to be on Leopardstown to provide “safe” going for this weekend’s Dublin Racing Festival. Such ground conditions have been desc(...)

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