Jockeys form a guard of honor during the funeral of jockey JT McNamara. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

National hunt jockeys formed a guard of honour for John Thomas McNamara at his funeral Friday as mourners remembered a “prince” of the sport. The for(...)

 JT McNamara riding Spotthedifference at Cheltenham. Photo: Julian Herbert/Getty Images

The Galway festival is famous for fun and frivolity but it was shrouded in loss on Tuesday as Irish racing struggled to come to terms with the death (...)

JT McNamara had victories at the Cheltenham Festival and was paralysed from the neck down after a fall at Prestbury Park in 2013.

Tributes have been paid to renowned amateur jockey John Thomas McNamara who has died aged 41. The top rider, known as JT and from Croom, Co Limerick(...)

Champion jockey Ruby Walsh has called for the Irish jockeys charities to merge. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

Champion jockey Ruby Walsh has called for an amalgamation of the existing jockey charities on the back of a widely lauded €50,000 donation by Moygla(...)

Tony McCoy found it hard to stay motivated when his 300 wins target was no longer a reality. Photo: David Davies/PA

“It’s a terrible way of describing it but I’ve been like a drug addict this week,” Tony McCoy says on a quiet morning at home. In a beautiful house on(...)

Robbie McNamara celebrates victory on  Silver Concorde at Cheltenham last year. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

As the world prepared to tune into Saturday’s Grand National, Robbie McNamara trusted his battered body to surgeons at Dublin’s Mater Hospital. The ex(...)

Robbie McNamara is recuperating after spinal surgery following a fall at Wexford. Photograph: Inpho

Jockey Robbie McNamara is said to be in “very good spirits” and is facing a period of recuperation after undergoing spinal surgery at Dublin’s Mater H(...)

Robbie McNamara sustained injuries to his back at Wexford on Friday.

Robbie McNamara will miss out on riding the topweight Lord Windermere in the Aintree Grand National after sustaining injuries to his back at Wexford o(...)

Nina Carberry is led back in after winning on board On the Fringe. Photograph: Dan Sheridan

Nina Carberry retrieved an otherwise frustrating Cheltenham 2015 with a first festival success over the famous steeplechase track on board Enda Bolger(...)

 Robbie McNamara on Spring Heeled leads  on the way to victory in the  Kim Muir   Chase at Cheltenham yesterday. Photo:  Mike Hewitt/Getty Images

Robbie McNamara again rode to the rescue when preventing an Irish blank on the third day of Cheltenham by guiding(...)

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