Joseph O Brien

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Corey Brown jockey on Rekindling (22) kisses the cup as trainer Joseph OBrien looks on after they won the 157th Melbourne Cup. Photograph: Getty

Irish trainers came in one, two, three, in this year’s Emirates Melbourne Cup in Flemington on Tuesday. Rekindling, a promising three year-old stayer(...)

 Potters Point proved too good for Arkwhist in the Kerry National. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Michael O’Leary’s dominance of Ireland’s big handicap chase prizes could continue at Limerick on Sunday with Arkwhist prominent in the sponsor’s betti(...)

“She’s in great form, thank God, and has been very, very lucky. Everyone that helped her here — the Order Of Malta and the doctors — you can’t articulate your gratitude enough.” Photograph:  PA Wire

Joseph O’Brien reported his sister Ana in “great form” on Thursday after the fall at Killarney earlier this week that left her with multiple fracture(...)

Trainer Kevin Prendergast: Penny Pepper now looks set to retire from the track on a high. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/INPHO

Kevin Prendergast will be 85 next month and has been training for well over a half a century but Penny Pepper’s 16-1 success in Sunday’s Group 3 Curra(...)

Jockey Padraig Beggy winning the Epsom Derby on Wings of Eagles. Photograph: John Walton/PA Wire

Saturday’s shock 40-1 Epsom Derby winner, Wings of Eagles, is rated the joint-lowest winner of racing’s “Blue-Riband” race since the turn of the mille(...)

Churchill (right) to take chance in Tattersalls Irish 2,000 Guineas at the Curragh on Saturday. Photograph: Getty Images

Churchill will face just five rivals as he attempts a Classic double in the Tattersalls Irish 2, 000 Guineas at the Curragh on Saturday. Ballydoyle h(...)

Willie Penrose (Labour TD) Bet Of Meeting Yorkhill in the JLT is my banker. He comes to himself at this time of year with a bit of good ground. Lay(...)

Trainer Jessica Harrington and jockey Robbie Power. Harrington says the logical race for Sizing John is the Ryanair at Cheltenham, but they will see what happens on Sunday. Photograph: INPHO

Jessica Harrington will decide on Sizing John’s Cheltenham Festival target after his run in Sunday’s Stan James Irish Gold Cup at Leopardstown. The (...)

Ruby Walsh on Bellshill. The Mullins-trained horse is one of eight left in the Flogas Novice Chase on Sunday. Photograph: Inpho

Willie Mullins will not be represented in Sunday’s Grade One feature, but the champion trainer appears to have a major chance of repeating last season(...)

 Ruby Walsh guided  Annie Power to Champion Hurdle success last year before adding further glory  at Aintree. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Annie Power and Faugheen, the last two winners of the Stan James Champion Hurdle, headline a 28-strong entry for the Cheltenham feature on March 14th.(...)

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