John O'connor

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GK Chesterton: rallied to his country’s side

Reading contemporary reports of the RMS Leinster disaster, which happened 100 years ago last Wednesday, it’s striking how the outcome of the first Wor(...)

The Anti-Doping Task Force was originally set up as a response to a number of steroids controversies including that of former top trainer Philip Fenton who was disqualified from racing for three years in 2014. Photograph:  Dylan Vaughan

The first meeting of racing’s reconvened Anti-Doping Task Force won’t now take place until next week when it will be chaired for the first time by the(...)

 Royal Caviar and Ruby Walsh fall at the last  when leading during  an eventful Frank Ward Solicitors Arkle Novice Steeplechase at Leopardstown.  Photograph: Patrick McCann

If Sunday began with Roger Federer defying preparatory convention in a stunning Australian Open success it wound up at Leopardstown with Faugheen an e(...)