Lucky Vega is favourite for the Irish 2,000 Guineas at the Curragh. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Jessica Harrington is favourite to pull off a landmark success in the 100th Tattersalls Irish 2,000 Guineas at the Curragh on Saturday. No woman has(...)

 Pat Smullen’s remains are given a guard of honour through Rhode on the way to St Peter’s Church. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

The wife of jockey Pat Smullen described her husband as a man who was tough and a winner, but one who was laid low by the cancer that killed him. Fra(...)

Pat Smullen has died aged 43 after battling cancer. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The death took place on Tuesday evening of the nine-times champion jockey Pat Smullen. He was 43 and had been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2018(...)