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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(...)

Giant’s Causeway’s narrow loss to Tiznow at Churchill Downs in 2000 is the closest Aidan O’Brien has come to winning the Breeders Cup Classic. Photograph: Jeff Haynes/Getty Images.

Del Mar is a first-time Breeders Cup host venue later this week and Aidan O’Brien and the Coolmore Stud team are likely to be keeping their fingers cr(...)

Trainer Willie Mullins’ focus is principally on the flat this weekend.   Photograph: : David Davies/PA

Winter may be closing in but Willie Mullins’s focus is principally on the flat this weekend with Lagostovegas leading the champion jump trainer’s thre(...)

Lisa O’Neill secured back-to-back victories in the Guinness Kerry National as Potters Point won the feature at Listowel. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Lisa O’Neill secured back-to-back victories in the Guinness Kerry National as Potters Point held off Arkwrisht and Bay Of Freedom in the Listowel feat(...)

Brian Kavanagh, CEO, Horse Racing Ireland: “The 2018 fixture will feature the highest number of race meetings staged in Ireland to date.” Photograph:  Robbie Reynolds

Day three of the 2017 Listowel festival features the sort of mixed card which won’t be seen as much on Ireland’s racecourses in 2018. Next year’s fix(...)

Jim Bolger says of Ballycorus Stakes winner Flight Risk: “We always knew there was a big performance in this horse.” Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho.

Flight Risk finished with a flourish to claim a second Group Three success in the Oliver Brady Memorial Shabra Charity Ballycorus Stakes at Leopardsto(...)

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