Jim Bolger

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 Ryan Moore on Highland Reel. The Aidan O’Brien-trained horse will attempt to repeat his 2015 victory in the mile and a half Vase in Hong Kong.  Photograph: Getty Images

A fairytale finale for Highland Reel in Hong Kong on Sunday could provide the perfect seal on Aidan O’Brien’s record-breaking 2017 Group One campaign.(...)

  Idaho will run in the Japan Cup on Sunday morning.  Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The Aidan O’Brien trained Idaho will try to bridge a 34-year gap for Ireland in Sunday morning’s Japan Cup in Tokyo. Japanese racing’s most prestigio(...)

The Railway Cup: it appears like the old interprovincial football competition has finally run out of steam. Photograph: Andrew Paton/Inpho

After the announcement of Connacht’s decision to withdraw from the GAA’s interprovincial series, the other three provinces have indicated that they be(...)

Some days were not epic and some were not, but hindsight adds its own meanings. Photograph: Inpho

On the shelf beside the desk in the spare room office, a year of match programmes ladders up in a pile. November ticks by and there won’t be many more(...)

Giant’s Causeway’s narrow loss to Tiznow at Churchill Downs in 2000 is the closest Aidan O’Brien has come to winning the Breeders Cup Classic. Photograph: Jeff Haynes/Getty Images.

Del Mar is a first-time Breeders Cup host venue later this week and Aidan O’Brien and the Coolmore Stud team are likely to be keeping their fingers cr(...)

If O’Brien fails to secure the world record at Doncaster, he will have two more chances at Saint-Cloud where he has won both of the big races four times each in the past. Photograph: Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images

Aidan O’Brien is long odds-on to set a new world for Group One victories in a calendar year with three top-flight races up for grabs in England and Fr(...)

The Pentagon will be one of four Aidan O’Brien-trained runners in the Racing Post Trophy at Doncaster. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Aidan O’Brien will field four of the 12 runners in Saturday’s Racing Post Trophy at Doncaster as he seeks a record-breaking 26th victory at the highes(...)

 Frankie Dettori celebrates as he rides Cracksman to win The QIPCO Champion Stakes at Ascot. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Maarek may not be the Group One contender he once was but the popular veteran can still successfully bring a touch of quality to Navan’s Wednesday car(...)

Dublin’s Philip McMahon, Dean Rock and Ciarán Kilkenny celebrate the three-in-a-row after the victory over Mayo in the All-Ireland final. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

He may be in a minority of one but Colm O’Rourke, the Meath legend and analyst, has reiterated that splitting Dublin into at least two football teams (...)

Colin Keane:  steered Gobi Desert to victory in the Listed Legacy Stakes at Navan.  Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

There may be lies, damned lies and statistics but Colin Keane’s sole success at Navan on Sunday indicates the final four weeks of Ireland’s 2017 flat (...)

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