Jim Bolger

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James Doyle celebrates on Cachet after winning the Qipco 1000 Guineas Stakes  at Newmarket. Photograph: David Davies/PA

Jockey James Doyle joined an elite group of riders by completing the Newmarket classic double on Sunday as Cachet landed the QIPCO 1,000 Guineas. Hav(...)

Suann says a high-priority should be the installation of CCTV in sampling units at every racecourse. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

An independent examination of anti-doping practices in Irish racing recommended by the Joint Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine last year h(...)

Joseph O’Brien’s Above The Curve has been cut to 16-1 for the English Oaks after impressing at Leopardstown on Wednesday. Photograph: Mike Egerton/PA Wire

Joseph O’Brien looks to have a very nice prospect on his hands in the shape of Above The Curve, who was cut to 16-1 for the English Oaks following an (...)

Somewhere in the country today someone will probably ‘juice’ a racehorse. To think otherwise is naive. Just as it is ingenuous to believe a rugby play(...)

Sinn Féin Senator Paul Gavan has called for a full independent inquiry into the Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board in today’s hearing in the Seanad. Photograph:  Tom Honan

A full independent inquiry into the Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board (IHRB) has been called for in the Seanad. Sinn Féin Senator Paul Gavan said th(...)

On Sunday an IHRB spokesman said the regulator is not aware of any legal proceedings being taken against it.  Photograph: Dylan Martinez/Reuters

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board has said it stands fully behind its chief veterinary officer and head of anti-doping Dr Lynn Hillyer. It insi(...)

Patrick Mullins on Facile Vega during the visit to Willie Mullins’s yard at Closutton. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

There’s only 20 days to the start of the Cheltenham festival so first things first – Willie Mullins thinks Allaho is his best bet for jump racing’s bi(...)

Michael Halford: ‘The Oireachtas tribunal was on. The IHRB are acting on their suggested things. I personally believe they’re doing a good job and there is nothing to suggest otherwise.’ Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

One of the most prominent trainers in the country has backed drug testing procedures carried out by the Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board. Michael H(...)

The IHRB has rejected any claim of singling Mahon out over his allegations of doping in the sport. Photograph:  Morgan Treacy

Irish racing’s regulator has said it stands over its investigation into the animal welfare rule breaches that led to the suspension of controversial f(...)

Down beat Carlow in Ballycran in Sunday’s opening round of the Alllianz Hurling League. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

What should have been something memorable for Down hurling with Sunday’s Division 2A win over Carlow in the Allianz Hurling League instead left a sour(...)

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