Jt Mcnamara

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Colin Keane:  steered Gobi Desert to victory in the Listed Legacy Stakes at Navan.  Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

There may be lies, damned lies and statistics but Colin Keane’s sole success at Navan on Sunday indicates the final four weeks of Ireland’s 2017 flat (...)

Roger Loughran on Total Recall on their way to winning The Prancer and Dancer Rated Novice Steeplechase in the Navan Races in Proudstown, Co Meath in December 2016. File photograph: ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy

 Willie Mullins’s transformative abilities are long renowned and punters appear to be putting their faith in them again with Total Recall already(...)

David Mullins with trainer Willie Mullins Photograph: ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy

At the Horse Racing Ireland awards lunch earlier in the week, I found myself sitting beside a cherubic youth who looked vaguely familiar.  Anywhe(...)

Donagh Meyler made the most of a spare ride on Tiger Roll, steering Gordon Elliott’s 20-1 shot to the Munster National. Photograph: Inpho

Donagh Meyler made the most of a spare ride on Tiger Roll to lift the JT McNamara Ladbrokes Munster National Handicap Chase at Limerick. Lisa O’Neill(...)

Former leading amateur rider JT McNamara. Photograph: David Davies/PA

The racing world will say goodbye to former champion jockey JT McNamara at his funeral in his native Manister, Co Limerick on Friday. The legendary j(...)

JT McNamara partnered Teaforthree to victory in the 2013 National Hunt Chase at the Cheltenham Festival. Photograph: Inpho

Irish racing is in mourning today after the death of renowned former amateur jockey John Thomas McNamara. He was just 41 and died at his home in Co. L(...)

Ivanovich Gorbatov  faces danger from three top-class fillies in Saturday’s Spring Juvenile Hurdle at Leopardstown. Photograph: James Crombie/INPHO

The gambled-on Triumph Hurdle favourite Ivanovich Gorbatov could have to overcome ‘Girl Power’ if he is to successfully advertise his Cheltenham fest(...)

Jockey Barry Geraghty kisses the Stan James Champion Hurdle Challenge Trophy after winning on Jezki. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

A Champion Hurdle win and a record-breaking sixth successive victory by the Queen of Cheltenham Quevega should have been enough to send Irish (...)

Barry Connell: reputed to have paid €1m for Champion Hurdle contender Our Connor. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Interest in Barry Connell usually revolves around figures. He is a hugely-successful businessman after all and there will be no shortage of fig(...)

Trainer Enda Bolger takes a small-but-select team to the Cheltenham Festival next week.  Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Enda Bolger is familiar with the thrill of festival success and takes a small-but-select team to Cheltenham next week where, however, any victo(...)

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