Lorcan Wyer

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Ruby Walsh on Bellshill, left,  takes The Unibet Irish Gold Cup on the line from Sean Flanagan on Road to Respect at the Dublin Racing Festival in Leopardstown. Photograph: morgan Treacy/Inpho

Bellshill gave Willie Mullins a perfect 10th success in Sunday’s Unibet Irish Gold Cup after a decimated field for the Dublin Racing Festival’s €225,0(...)

Apple’s Jade:  a 5-4 favourite for  Saturday’s BHP Irish Champion Hurdle. She  is bidding to become the  first mare in 16 years to land the €175,000 Day One feature. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

The pressure appears to be on Leopardstown to provide “safe” going for this weekend’s Dublin Racing Festival. Such ground conditions have been desc(...)

Barry Geraghty on Birchdale (right) clear the last to win The Ballymore Novices’ Hurdle as Richard Johnson on Brewin’upastorm fall at Cheltenham on Saturday. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

There isn’t much Barry Geraghty hasn’t achieved during his remarkable career although a first winner at the Dublin Racing Festival will be in his sigh(...)

Sizing John: former Cheltenham Gold Cup hero could return to action at Leopardstown.  Photograph: Mike Egerton/PA

The chances of 2017 Cheltenham Gold Cup hero Sizing John returning to action at the Dublin Racing Festival could have increased with up to two inches (...)

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(...)

Ruby Walsh: will be back in the saddle aboard the Willie Mullins-trained Lareena  at Thurles. Photograph:  James Crombie/Inpho

Ruby Walsh will make his eagerly-awaited return to the saddle when he takes up one ride at Thurles on Thursday. Walsh has been out of action since su(...)

Sizing John: Jessica Harrington’s Gold Cup hero may have a pre-festival workout at Leopardstown on Friday.  Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Irish racing is set to resume after the recent cold snap with Thurles on Thursday described as “good to go” while the following day at Leopardstown c(...)

The racing programme has been decimated by the recent Siberian weather conditions and is not scheduled to resume until Thursday with two meetings due to be run. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Navan’s rescheduled fixture on Thursday could be Irish racing’s best bet for a return to action this week. The racing programme has been decimated b(...)

Clonmel is currently raceable but if the ground is frozen before Wednesday’s declaration time there’s little chance of racing getting a green light. Photograph: Inpho

The first casualty of the freezing weather conditions in Ireland’s racing programme could be Thursday’s Clonmel fixture and prospects for the rest of (...)

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