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Chris Hayes is among a number of jockeys who have appeared in front of a panel and received a six-day ban on the same day. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board has moved to speed up the process involved in penalising breaches of the whip rules by giving more responsibili(...)

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board  has said  no formal briefings on the whip will  be carried out at Leopardstown and the Curragh this weekend. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Racing’s regulator has pointed to June’s incident-free Irish Derby festival as an example of how the whip needs not become an issue in the upcoming Ir(...)

Chris Hayes again picked up a six-day ban  after it was judged he had used his whip above shoulder height at Roscommon last month. Photograph: Inpho

Racing’s regulatory body has described the number of breaches of the whip rules as “unacceptable” and stood over its controversial new regulations. C(...)

The growing spate of whip rule breaches has prompted a stark warning from the Irish Jockeys Association (IJA) about a potential shortage of riders ava(...)

Jockey Wayne Lordan on Iridessa (left)  win the Juddmonte Pretty Polly Stakes at the Curragh. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Iridessa bounced back to her very best to spring a surprise in the Juddmonte Pretty Polly Stakes at the Curragh. The Joseph O’Brien-trained filly had(...)

Winning trainer Joseph O’Brien gets caught up in the celebrations of the Blackrock Racing Syndicate after their horse Arthurian Flame won the the Microsoft Cup Lady Riders Handicap under jockey Hayley Turner. Photograph:  Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Twilight Payment had gone close in the Saval Beg Levmoss Stakes twice before and finally came out on top in the Listed feature at Leopardstown on Frid(...)

Flat racing at Ballinrobe will continue next year.

Flat racing at Ballinrobe has got an official green light to continue and the events that forced last week’s card at the Co Mayo track to be abandoned(...)

Clerk of the course Lorcan Wyer admitted to having serious concerns about the future of flat racing at Ballinrobe. Photo: Getty Images

Clerk of the course Lorcan Wyer admitted to having serious concerns about the future of flat racing at Ballinrobe after Monday evening’s fixture had t(...)

Calie Du Mesnil ridden by David Mullins (centre) on the way to winning the Guinness Novice Hurdle at Galway. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

Having been out of action for over 16 months prior to Monday, Limini makes a quick Galway turnaround on Friday evening. The Cheltenham festival-winn(...)

Jockey James Doyle gives  Sea Of Class a kiss after winning the after winning the  Darley Irish Oaks at the Curragh. photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Jockey James Doyle delivered a virtuoso ride on Sea Of Class to land Saturday’s Darley Irish Oaks at the Curragh. The 30-year-old Englishman delivere(...)

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