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Trainer John ’Shark’ Hanlon. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Irish racing was rocked on Wednesday when trainer John ‘Shark’ Hanlon was given a suspended 18 month sentence of his licence after his Galway festival(...)

Snow Falcon (pictured here under Sean Flanagan at Leopardstown last December) came home to win the Kerry National at Listowel. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

Snow Falcon clung on grimly to claim top honours in a thrilling renewal of the Guinness Kerry National at Listowel. A field of 18 runners went to pos(...)

Danny Mullins on Riven Light wins the Mile Handicap race at the  Galway  Festival. Photograph: Inpho

 It will be a small weekend world for Willie Mullins who flies the flag for Ireland in Seoul on Sunday morning. The Mullins-trained Riven Light (...)

Jockey Jack Kennedy and owner Michael O’Leary with Samcro after winning the Ballymore Novices Hurdle. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Some of Europe’s elite flat talent will be on show at the upcoming Irish Champions Weekend. Although it is plans for jump racing’s most exciting young(...)

Flat racing at Ballinrobe will continue next year.

Flat racing at Ballinrobe has got an official green light to continue and the events that forced last week’s card at the Co Mayo track to be abandoned(...)

Rachael Blackmore was the first woman ever to win the conditional jockey’s title and she will be bidding for success in Ireland’s most lucrative hurdle race at Ballybrit. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Rachael Blackmore will hope to break more new ground on board David’s Charm in Thursday’s Guinness Galway Hurdle. A woman has never ridden a winner (...)

Jockey Mark Enright celebrates  Clarcam’s  victory in theTote.com Galway Plate at Galway. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

It’s not long since jockey Mark Enright worried his riding career was “on its last legs” but on Wednesday he enjoyed his greatest success when guiding(...)

Noel Meade: ground conditions are immaterial for his big-race hope,  the notably versatile Snow Falcon, a high-class staying hurdler. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpo

Trainer Noel Meade was one of those critical of the decision to make Tote Galway Plate day an evening fixture although a couple of hours here or there(...)

Ryan Moore (centre, purple colours) drives   Merchant Navy to the line to win  The Diamond Jubilee Stakes  at Royal Ascot. Photograph:  Bryn Lennon/Getty Images

Merchant Navy just prevailed in a desperately tight finish to the Diamond Jubilee Stakes, the feature race on the final day of Royal Ascot. Sent off (...)

Ryan Moore: will be on board Rostropovich in Sunday’s Prix Du Jockey Club at Chantilly.   Photo: PA Wire

A low draw could be a complicating factor for Saxon Warrior in Saturday’s Epsom Derby but it looks a major plus for Rostropovich’s chance of giving Ai(...)

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