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The Curragh’s latest classic date is this Saturday’s €400,000 Kerrygold Irish Oaks. Photograph: Peter Mooney/Inpho

Sheikh Mohammed’s representative on the Curragh board has said the vision for Irish racing’s revamped HQ to be a world class facility has been consist(...)

The Grade One Mares Hurdle looks an ideal opportunity for Benie Des Dieux to rebound from her final flight fall (above) at Cheltenham in March. Photograph: Inpho

There’s a changing of the seasons with Ireland’s National Hunt campaign winding up at Punchestown and coinciding with the start of the 2019 classic te(...)

Flat jockey Fran Berry has retired from the saddle with immediate effect.  Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Flat jockey Fran Berry has retired from the saddle with immediate effect. The 38-year-old suffered spinal injuries in a fall at Wolverhampton in Janu(...)

Sea the Stars wins the 2009 Irish Champion Stakes. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Renowned Curragh trainer John Oxx has got a significant New Year boost with news he will train the Moyglare Stud Stakes heroine Skitter Scatter in 201(...)

  Ruby Walsh celebrates on Footpad after winning the   Arkle  Novices’ Chase at Cheltenham in March. Photograph: Matthew Childs/Reuters

With Douvan out for the season the focus is likely to increase on another of Willie Mullins’s star chasers Footpad who could make his return to action(...)

Aid:Tech approached the Irish Red Cross with the technology and partnered with them to deliver aid to Syrian refugees

AID:TECH Support for young mothers in remote areas of Tanzania, aid to Syrian refugees in northern Lebanon and assistance for struggling farmers in S(...)

Simon Hillary and Pierce Dargan. “It does all the veterinary regulatory compliance for a racing yard in one place and we have made it as simple as possible to use,” says Dargan. Simon Hillary and Pierce Dargan. “It does all the veterinary regulatory compliance for a racing yard in one place and we have made it as simple as possible to use,” .

In the world of horse racing every treatment administered to the animal has to conform to strict regulations and must be recorded for subsequent exami(...)

Trainer Aidan O’Brien is hoping to secure his sixth Irish Oaks title in Kildare this weekend. Photographer:  Michael Reaves/Getty

Aidan O’Brien has yet to hit the classic bullseye in Ireland this year but is set to try and fix that with a record-equalling sixth Darley Irish Oaks(...)

William Buick celebrates on Masar after winning the Derby at Epsom  on June 2nd. Photograph:  Reuters/Andrew Boyers

Hopes appear to be growing that an anti-doping protocol which permits comprehensive testing and traceability of thoroughbreds in Ireland could shortly(...)

Romanised ridden by jockey Shane Foley on the way to winning the Tattersalls Irish 2,000 Guineas  at the Curragh. Photograph: PA Wire

The 25-1 shot Romanised gatecrashed the Classic scene in style on Saturday when landing the Tattersalls Irish 2,000 Guineas at the Curragh for local t(...)

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