Kerry National

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Paul Townend onboard Cabaret Queen on the way to winning the Guinness Kerry National at Listowel. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Two mares fought out a thrilling finish to the Guinness Kerry National, with Cabaret Queen just holding off the late thrust of Moyhenna. The Willie M(...)

Benie Des Dieux won in style at Gowran Park. Photograph: Tom O’Hanlon/Inpho

The star mare Apple’s Jade could take a final career bow at the Cheltenham festival in March despite being pulled up at Gowran Park on Thursday. Poss(...)

The Eric McNamara-trained Black Scorpion looks an intriguing option for  the Guinness Kerry National in Listowel. Photograph: Inpho

Black Scorpion is first reserve for Wednesday’s Guinness Kerry National but could prove the answer to Listowel’s €200,000 festival feature if he gets (...)

Ferdy Murphy: the popular trainer has died, aged 70,  following a long battle with cancer. Photograph: Pete Norton/Getty Images

Listowel’s festival team are bracing themselves for the impact of next week’s All-Ireland football final replay on the Co Kerry racing action. The hi(...)

Benie Des Dieux en route to victory at Punchestown. Photograph: PA

Benie Des Dieux confirmed her superiority over Apple’s Jade in the Irish Stallion Farms EBF Annie Power Mares Champion Hurdle at Punchestown. Willie (...)

Tommy Carberry with Bobbyjo. From his small stables near Ratoath, Co Meath, Carberry produced Bobbyjo to win the Aintree Grand National in 1999. Photograph: INPHO/Lorraine O’Sullivan

Tommy Carberry, who died on July 12th aged 75, is acknowledged as one of the outstanding National Hunt jockeys in Irish racing history. Yet his exploi(...)

 Douvan is the  overwhelming favourite for the Grade One Cashcard Chase at Leopardstown on Tuesday December 27th. Photograph: Mike Egerton/PA

The season’s leading trainer Gordon Elliott has sent a shiver down the spines of his opposition by indicating he could be represented in all 63 races(...)

Ger Fox on Rouge Angel and Ruby Walsh on Bless The Wings jumping the last together in last Easter’s Irish Grand National. Photograph: INPHO/Donall Farmer

The concentration of talent among an elite few in top Graded races is a recurring racing theme, but rarely can one figure have cast such a large shado(...)

Tony Martin has a busy weekend ahead with runners at Newmarket today as well as three of the four weekend fixtures at home. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/INPHO

Just three Irish-trained horses have ever won the English Cesarewitch in its 175-year history. Tony Martin throws a trio at today’s marathon renewal(...)

Katie Walsh:  ‘I never in my life went down to the start of a race thinking that I was girl in a field of lads.’ Photograph: Spencer Murphy

Katie Walsh fishes for her phone and digs out the publicity photo she had shot a couple of weeks ago to promote Ladies’ Day at Aintree. “I had to ride(...)

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