Kieren Fallon

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Oisin Murphy is set to return from a three-month ban from racing. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/PA

An orange for breakfast, a protein shake for lunch, vegetables for dinner. Only the overground vegetables, not the underground ones, so lots of cabbag(...)

Frankie Dettori will ride Irish Derby winner Santiago for trainer Aidan O’Brien in Saturday’s St Leger at Doncaster. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Frankie Dettori and Aidan O’Brien have each already won the Pertemps St Leger on six occasions and will combine to try and make it seven at Doncaster (...)

English King, pictured being ridden by Tom Marquand at Lingfield in June, is antepost favourite for Saturday’s Epsom Derby. Photograph: Mark Cranham/Getty

Frankie Dettori will face one of Epsom’s most demanding tactical challenges for the first time in his career on Saturday after the draw for the Derby (...)

Séamus Heffernan celebrates Highland Reel’s victory in the Longines Turf race at the 2016 Breeders’ Cup at Santa Anita. Photograph:  Sean M Haffey/Getty Images

It’s not contradictory that Séamus Heffernan is both racing’s most enduring understudy and one of the most successful Irish jockeys of all time. The (...)

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(...)

AP McCoy hugs Pat Smullen in the parade ring after Quizzical wins the Pat Smullen Champions Race for Cancer Trials Ireland. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The unfortunate circumstances Pat Smullen is facing somehow seemed to produce a perfect synchronicity on Sunday at the Curragh. Ordinarily the nine-t(...)

The Pat Smullen Champions Race For Cancer Trials Ireland is at the Curragh on September 15th. Photograph: Inpho

Pat Smullen has ruled out riding in his charity race at next month’s Longines Irish Champions Weekend after a setback in his health. The multiple Gro(...)

Saxon Warrior partnered by Donnacha O’Brien takes the Newmarket 2,000 Guineas. Photograph: Joe Giddens/PA

Aidan O’Brien will begin the Derby Trial campaign at Chester on Wednesday in the enviable position of having the red-hot favourite Saxon Warrior safel(...)

 Joe Schmidt during the captain’s run in Paris. Photgraph:  Reuters/Gonzalo Fuentes

When Arsenal legend Tony Adams rang his former boss Arsène Wenger in October 2008 to inform him he was succeeding Harry Redknapp as Portsmouth manager(...)

“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 (...)

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