Edward O Grady

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JP McManus: the wealthy businessman, gambler and racing magnate remains a largely inscrutable figure.   Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

JP McManus is 67 today. Birthday presents are mostly superfluous when you can count your money in billions although the queue to provide them is still(...)

Racehorse rainer Edward O’Grady. File image: Alan Betson

Leading racehorse trainer Edward O’Grady led tributes to his late wife Maria at her funeral Mass when hundreds gathered to mourn the popular televisio(...)

Joseph O’Brien with Moyglare Stud Stakes winner Intricately: “The Breeders Cup is the plan at the minute. It’s going to be very quick ground there but I don’t see that as a big issue for her.” Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

It is five years since Joseph O’Brien made his first mark on the Breeders Cup, riding St Nicholas Abbey to success, and he will aim to make a similarl(...)

Frankie Dettori celebrates after riding Galileo Gold to win the Qipco 2000 Guineas Stakes at Newmarket. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Galileo Gold is warm favourite to become just the ninth colt to complete the English-Irish 2, 000 Guineas double on Saturday, with the shape of his (...)

Davy Russell, who partners Road To Riches at Navan.  x

It is a short road trip from Road To Riches’s box to Saturday’s Grade Two Webster Cup at Navan but it is the relatively short 16-day gap from his Che(...)

Mouse Morris: “Mouse Morris: “He ran a cracker, but I think he just ran up to his mark” Photo:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty

Trainer Mouse Morris feels the handicapper overreacted to First Lieutenant’s excellent effort in defeat in the Lexus Chase at Leopardstown. Rated as(...)

Horse Racing Ireland’s chief executive Brian Kavanagh: serves as one of the vice-chairmen of the International Federation of Horseracing Authorities. Photograph: Inpho

Hopes for greater global harmonisation of racing’s interference rules are unlikely to be realised anytime soon according to Horse Racing Ireland’s c(...)

Good ground could send the David Wachman trained Most Beautiful to the Curragh for a tilt at the Phoenix Stakes next Sunday. Photograph:  Lorraine O’Sullivan/INPHO

Most Beautiful could attempt to continue David Wachman’s run of Group 1 success in this Sunday’s Keeneland Phoenix Stakes at the Curragh, Europe’s (...)

Barry Geraghty will miss the Grand National after he fractured his tibia in a fall at Downpatrick. Photograph: PA

Barry Geraghty will miss the ride on leading Crabbie’s Grand National candidate The Druids Nephew after suffering a hairline fracture to his left tibi(...)

Faugheen on the gallops at Willie Mullins’s  yard at Closesutton in  Bagenalstown, Co Carlow. Photograph:  Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Faugheen will lead Willie Mullins’s three-pronged assault on the Champion Hurdle on the opening day of the Cheltenham Festival next Tuesday after the (...)

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