Jim Bolger

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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(...)

St Mark’s Basilica landed the French 2,000 Guineas on Sunday. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Aidan O’Brien has yet another classic colt on his hands in St Mark’s Basilica, who landed Sunday’s French 2,000 Guineas and could secure singular stat(...)

Kevin Manning has travelled to France to ride Poetic Flare in Sunday’s French 2,000 Guineas. Photograph: Peter Mooney/Inpho

A turbulent transatlantic Classic weekend could wind up producing Irish success in Paris on Sunday. The evergreen partnership of Jim Bolger and Kevin(...)

Kevin Manning riding Poetic Flare (cenre) to win the Qipco 2,000 Guineas at Newmarket. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Both Poetic Flare and Mother Earth, the Irish stars who swept up Newmarket’s Guineas, are set to try and join exclusive Classic company in Paris on Su(...)

Colin Keane onboard Siskin comes home to win ahead of Séamus Heffernan and  Lope Y Fernandez in the 2020 Tattersalls Irish 2,000 Guineas at the Curragh. Photograph: Caroline Norris/Inpho

Aidan O’Brien’s Lope Y Fernandez has to overcome the formidable Palace Pier if he is to finally land a Group One prize in Saturday’s Al Shaqab Locking(...)

Poetic Flare (R) won the 2000 Guineas for Jim Bolger. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty

Jim Bolger once again proved himself to be a master of his craft as Poetic Flare edged out Master Of The Seas in the Qipco 2000 Guineas at Newmarket. (...)

Gordon Elliott rode 46 winners on the racecourse and almost 200 in point-to-points during his career as a jockey. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Now that’s he’s in the position of pariah Gordon Elliott’s former role as racing’s poster boy against charges of elitism has been pushed to the backgr(...)

Trainer Charles Byrnes is appealing against a six month ban after being found to be “seriously negligent” when one of his horses was “nobbled” with a sedative at Tramore in 2018. File photograph: Inpho

News of the Charles Byrnes trained Viking Hoard being ‘nobbled’ with a sedative at Tramore in 2018 has left jockeys shocked and been described as “alm(...)

The Lions will face world champions South Africa in three Tests on their tour next summer. Photograph:  Duif du Toit/Gallo Images/Getty Images

Ghosting through the year like a slow-moving glacier before calving a sanitised form of soccer, rugby and GAA, sport leaves 2020 for a vaccinated 2021(...)

Jim Bolger’s attempt to jolt the system shouldn’t be dismissed. Photograph: Inpho

It’s six weeks since Jim Bolger declared drugs to be Irish racing’s number one problem. He doesn’t believe there’s a level playing field. These are in(...)

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