Joseph O'brien

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Footpad: will return to action at Leopardstown following a fall at Naas last time out. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

A betting rule of thumb for some is wariness of horses that have fallen in their previous race, a concern with a wider context than punting when it c(...)

Racegoers at  Leopardstown’s Christmas Festival yesterday. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Leopardstown’s authorities have apologised for “unacceptable” delays at the turnstiles when the track’s famous Christmas festival got under way on St (...)

Winning trainer Joseph O’Brien and jockey Mark Walsh with Le Richebourg after winning the Racing Post Novice Steeplechase on day one of the Leopardstown Christmas Festival. Photograph:  Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Christmas is the season of giving but it is 2018 as a whole that keeps giving to Joseph O’Brien and the young trainer saddled a memorable one-two in L(...)

Paul Townend on Getabird at Punchestown. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Limerick’s first ever Grade One race looks an ideal opportunity for Getabird to break his top-flight duck on St Stephen’s Day. The €100,000 Maatchboo(...)

Envoi Allen with  Gordon Elliott at the trainer’s  yard in Longwood, Co Meath. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

A striking feature of the jumps campaign so far has been the major investment in young horses by Cheveley Park Stud and a potential hat-trick this wee(...)

Nico de Boinville on Altior (left) comes from behind to beat Paul Townsend on Min in the Champion Chase at Cheltenham in March. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The Cheltenham Gold Cup favourite Presenting Percy is set to make his first start of the season in Leopardstown’s €175,000 Savills Chase over Christma(...)

Footpad:  had a perfect five-from-five novice campaign last season that included victory in the Arkle at Cheltenham.  Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Willie Mullins takes the wraps off his first real big gun of the new winter campaign when the hugely exciting Footpad returns to action at Naas on Sat(...)

The Cliffsofmoher, left, pulls up lame during the Melbourne Cup at Flemington Racecourse in Melbourne, Australia. Photograph: Andy Brownbill/AP

Joseph O’Brien will hope for a happier Flemington experience this Saturday when saddling his Irish Derby winner Latrobe in a $2 million Grade One. Th(...)

Frankie  Dettori celebrates Enable’s victory in the Qatar  Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe at  Longchamp. Photograph: Francois Mori/AP

Enable is a heavy odds-on favourite to become the first Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe winner to also land the Breeders Cup Turf. The dual Arc heroine has(...)

 Latrobe and Donnacha O’Brien win The Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby. Melbourne Cup is the next target for Aidan O’Brien’s charge. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Latrobe will try and give Joseph O’Brien back-to-back victories in the Melbourne Cup in three weeks’ time although the trainer’s immediate attention i(...)

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