Gordon Elliot

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Labaik winning the Supreme Novices’ Hurdle at Cheltenham in March 2017. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Grand National winning horse trainer Gordon Elliott has told the High Court that he never spoke to the 90 per cent owner of a horse the Criminal Asset(...)

From left: Ciara Murphy, Ivan Tretyakov, Kirsty Burke, Anna O’Connor and Hazel Wallace ride out on the Curragh for trainer Tracey Collins. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

On the Curragh plains, the wind gives no quarter. You see the rain coming for miles, great bitter sheets of it. For the army of work riders who turn u(...)

Punchestown: the racecourse said the Hunt Stand was completed on time and on budget

Punchestown Racecourse has invested €4 million in a new stand that it plans to open on the first day of its annual festival next week. The Kildare Hu(...)

Andrew McNamara on Hi Cloy (red and white) comes up on the outside to beat the race leader Central House ridden by Roger Loughran who appeared to think he had won. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Funny how names bubble up out of the ether in sport long after they’d leaked out one of the myriad holes in the memory bucket. Scanning through some o(...)

President Michael D Higgins puts a bet on Clarcam in the big race on the Tote at the Galway Plate Day. Photograph: Ray Ryan

It started with a five-shilling tote double bet on a warm summer’s day in 1962. Fifty-four years later John Mulholland still lives and breathes Ballyb(...)

Jennifer Wrynne from Mohill, Co Leitrim at the festival. Photograph: INPHO/Dan Sheridan

The sun shone out of a cloudless sky bathing the Cotswold Hills overlooking Prestbury Park in Cheltenham with the brilliant light of early spring. It (...)