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Trainer Willie Mullins is not concerned about a flat start to the new year that has yielded just four wins from 26 runners. Photograph:  David Davies/PA Wire

Willie Mullins has dismissed any significance to a dip in the usual strike rate of his hugely powerful string during the opening weeks of the new year(...)

Pub group Mitchells & Butlers is remaining cautious about outlook until the political and macroeconomic landscape becomes clearer.

British pub operator Mitchells & Butlers on Thursday reported a 9.8 per cent rise in comparable sales for the three-week holiday season, but warn(...)

The Cheltenham Gold Cup favourite Presenting Percy’s  eagerly-awaited return to action has been repeatedly delayed due to the going. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

The absence of rain has become a real problem for Ireland’s racecourses with relatively quick ground conditions preventing some of racing’s top names (...)

Davy Russell on Delta Work claimed the Drinmore Novice Steeplechase from Barry Geraghty on Le Richebourg at Fairyhouse earlier this month. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Michael O’Leary’s Gigginstown Stud team produce five of the seven runners for Leopardstown’s Grade One novice highlight on Saturday although it is Del(...)

Tony McCoy celebrates winning the Gold Cup onboard Carlingford Lough  at Leopardstown in 2015. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

JP McManus won the Paddy Power Chase with Auvergnat but the victory was tinged with sadness as the owner’s veteran star Carlingford Lough collapsed an(...)

Donal McInerney and connections after winning The Paddy Power Steeplechase on Auvergnat . Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

JP McManus landed a third Paddy Power Chase in four years - and a seventh in all - at Leopardstown on Thursday although the winner Auvergnat was the ‘(...)

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(...)

Even a Classic-winning trainer on the flat like Adrian Keatley can qualify for minnow status with his hope, Drumconnor Lad. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Thursday’s €200,000 Paddy Power Chase is the richest pot of Leopardstown’s holiday programme and a potentially lucrative day in the big race sun for r(...)

 Trainer Gordon Elliott has 22 horses competing this week. Photograph:   Morgan Treacy/Inpho

It will be all hands on deck again for Gordon Elliott’s team as they are set to saddle 22 runners on Thursday including the stalwart stayer Folsom Blu(...)

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 (...)

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