Kevin Sexton

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“Jockeys have to know and understand they are professional athletes who have a liability not only to themselves but to their colleagues,” said jockeys’ association spokesman Andrew Coonan. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

The Irish Jockeys Association has said it understands why four-year bans for positive drug tests have been recommended in future and it stressed that (...)

Willie Mullins has almost half a million euro to make up on Gordon Elliott in the race for this season’s trainer’s title. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

  Willie Mullins has almost half a million euro to make up on Gordon Elliott in the race for this season’s trainer’s title, but the champion look(...)

Ruby Walsh landed the first Grade One prize of the National Hunt season in style on board Valseur Lido in Down Royal’s JNwine Champion Chase on Saturday. Photograph: Kevin Scott/Presseye/Inpho

Jockeys Kevin Sexton and Danny Grant are set to face the Turf Club’s referrals committee on Monday over failed drug tests from earlier this year. Se(...)

Katie Walsh celebrates with her father Ted after winning the Irish Grand National on Thunder And Roses at Fairyhouse. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Something seismic was necessary to shift Tony McCoy off Fairyhouse’s centre-stage but Katie Walsh managed it with aplomb in a dramatic Boylesports Iri(...)

Martin Burke falls from Mr Moondance at the last fence in the www.thurlesraces.ie Maiden Hurdle at the Co Tipperary track. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/ INPHO

All roads lead to Cheltenham for Don Cossack after Gordon Elliott’s pride and joy continued his fantastic season in a dramatic Ladbrokes Ireland Kinlo(...)

Willie Mullins:  “That looked very good to me. I’d imagine he will improve a good bit.” Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Ascot got Faugheen on Saturday: 24 hours later Navan got Vautour: Thurles on Thursday can look forward to getting Un De Sceaux and Willie Mullins’s (...)

Ruby Walsh returns on Annie Power with owner Rich Ricci (left) after winning Saturday’s Irish Stallion Farms European Breeders Fund Mares Champion Hurdle at Punchestown.

Hurricane Fly’s dominance at two miles might appear to be over but Willie Mullins is weighing up the pros and cons of stretching the Grade One world-r(...)

Mouse Morris: Only six years since the trainer supplied the Irish Grand National winner Hear The Echo at 33/1. Photograph: Alan Betson

Since he is owned by a wealthy businessman and trained by a Lord’s son, a win for Rogue Angel might not exactly chime with the(...)