Armagh jockey Brian Hughes has been crowned    Britain’s new champion jumps jockey. Photograph:  Nick Potts/PA Wire

Veteran Curragh trainer Kevin Prendergast has paid tribute to the dedication of his former apprentice Brian Hughes after the Armagh man’s official con(...)

 Curragh Racecourse: Sunday saw an official crowd of 4,100, a figure that trumped the attendance for the Group One Phoenix Stakes in August, which was less than 3,000.  Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

More free-admission days could feature at the Curragh in 2020 after track officials were delighted with crowd levels for Sunday’s fixture at Irish rac(...)

Trainer Gordon Elliott’s main hope of finally breaking his Galway Hurdle duck looks to be Chosen Mate. Photograph: PA

Veteran trainer John Joe Walsh and his stable star Davids Charm could end up settling a score with Thursday’s Guinness Galway Hurdle. In last year’s (...)

Sovereign and Pádraig Beggy win the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh. Photograph: PA Wire

Horse Racing Ireland’s chief executive has played down the significance of an official attendance of just less than 12,000 at Saturday’s Dubai Duty Fr(...)

 Anthony Van Dyck winning the Derby at Epsom  on June 1st. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

The Curragh authorities are examining if further steps can be taken to encourage greater international participation in future in the Dubai Duty Free (...)

 Seamie Heffernan riding Anthony Van Dyck to victory in  The Investec Derby Stakes at Epsom. O’Brien’s runner will bid for a double in the  Irish Derby at the Curragh. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images)

Anthony Van Dyck headlines Aidan O’Brien’s six contenders for the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh on Saturday. The Investec Derby winner, (...)

Aidan O’Brien:  he has indicated  that Ryan Moore will ride the Epsom hero Anthony Van Dyck at the Curragh this weekend

While Aidan O’Brien hopes to secure a 13th success in this Saturday’s Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby, it is also a chance for Ballydoyle’s number one rid(...)

Chris Hayes on board Madhmoon celebrates winning the KPMG Champions Juvenile Stakes  at Leopardstown Racecourse last year. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Madhmoon will try to gain revenge on his Epsom conqueror Anthony Van Dyck in the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby later this month. The Kevin Prendergast-(...)

 Seamie Heffernan riding Anthony Van Dyck  wins The Investec Derby Stakes at Epsom.  Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Aidan O’Brien was fresh from a record-equalling seventh Epsom Derby triumph with Anthony Van Dyck 24 hours earlier but his Prix Du Jockey Club hoodoo(...)

Anthony Van Dyck and Séamie Heffernan take the Epsom Derby in a thrilling finish. Photograph: Simon Cooper/PA

Anthony Van Dyck gave Aidan O’Brien a record-equalling seventh Investec Epsom Derby victory on Saturday when edging a dramatic all-Irish finish under (...)

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