Davy Russell celebrates after riding Tiger Roll to victory during the Grand National at Aintree.  Photograph:  Alex Livesey/Getty Images

Ireland’s champion National Hunt jockey Davy Russell returns to action at Roscommon on Tuesday evening. Crowned champion for the third time in his i(...)

William Buick riding Masar wins the Investec Derby at Epsom. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Top trainer Ger Lyons has warned racecourses in Ireland to “be careful what you wish for” in relation to concerts and urged the sport here to focus mo(...)

Winning trainer Jessica Harrington with Alpha Centauri  after the filly’s victory in the the Tattersalls Irish 1,000 Guineas at the Curragh on Sunday. Photograph: Peter Mooney/Inpho

Jessica Harrington’s pioneering career broke new ground at the Curragh on Sunday as the legendary trainer secured a first Classic success when Alpha C(...)

 Sioux Nation ridden by Ryan Moore comes home to win The Goffs Lacken Stakes at Naas Racecourse. Photograph: Donall Farmer

It’s less than a fortnight to the Epsom Derby and Aidan O’Brien’s Ballydoyle team indicated they are hitting top gear at the right time courtesy of a (...)

Grangecon demesne and stud in Grangecon Co Wicklow

One of the most interesting residents of Grangecon Demesne, which dates back to Tudor times, was Pierce Charles de Lacy O’Mahony, a bearded kilt-weari(...)

 Colm O’Donoghue riding Torcedor in the Dubai Golden Mile  at Meydan. The horse finished last but Jessica Harrington attributes the poor run to the travelling involved in getting to the UAE. Photograph:  Francois Nel/Getty Images)

Jessica Harrington’s Torcedor endured a fruitless expedition to Dubai on his last start but is on more familiar ground for Wednesday’s Group Three Lon(...)

Robbie Power riding Supasundae clear the last to win in the Betdaq  Champion Hurdle at Punchestown  on Friday, after Samcro’s dramatic fall. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

A Punchestown festival already full of drama took another twist on Friday when the pioneering amateur jockey Katie Walsh retired from the saddle on th(...)

Supasundae ridden by Robbie Power clears the last on their way to winning the  Punchestown Champion Hurdle. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Supasundae claimed a dramatic victory after both Samcro and Melon came to grief in the Punchestown Champion Hurdle. The previously unbeaten Samcro wa(...)

Former Grand National winner Our Duke died of a heart attack on Thursday morning. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Trainer Jessica Harrington has announced the death of Irish Grand National winner Our Duke. The eight-year-old, who won the Fairyhouse showpiece as a(...)

Gustav Klimt will be partnered by Ryan Moore in the 2,000 Guineas Trial at Leopardstown. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho.

Aidan O’Brien has a link to the Aintree Grand National through his nephew JJ Slevin who is set to have a first ride in the great race on Thunder And R(...)

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