Lucky Vega

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Trainer Jim Bolger: Claimed in an interview that horse racing would soon have its own Lance Armstrong. Photograph: Peter Mooney/Inpho

The body that represents Ireland’s racehorse trainers has pointed to an absence of positive drug tests in Irish-trained horses when racing abroad as e(...)

Lucky Vega is favourite for the Irish 2,000 Guineas at the Curragh. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Jessica Harrington is favourite to pull off a landmark success in the 100th Tattersalls Irish 2,000 Guineas at the Curragh on Saturday. No woman has(...)

Poetic Flare (R) won the 2000 Guineas for Jim Bolger. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty

Jim Bolger once again proved himself to be a master of his craft as Poetic Flare edged out Master Of The Seas in the Qipco 2000 Guineas at Newmarket. (...)

Ken Condon pictured with Romanised at the Curragh in July. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Curragh trainer Ken Condon has added the bargain buy two-year-old Laws Of Indices to his roster of Group One hopefuls for September. Condon’s older s(...)

Even So and jockey Colin Keane wins the Juddmonte Irish Oaks at the Curragh Racecourse. Photograph: PA

Ger Lyons equalised 2-2 with Aidan O’Brien in this year’s unique Curragh classic programme when Even So landed Saturday evening’s Juddmonte Irish Oaks(...)

Local children watch the first race from outside Naas Racecourse as racing in Ireland resumes. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Irish racing resumed behind closed doors at Naas on Monday and was widely judged a ‘winner alright’. The first major live sporting action held in Ire(...)

Social distancing in the parade ring at Naas racecourse. Photograph: PA

More Beautiful ensured Aidan O’Brien got off to a winning start as Irish racing resumed at Naas on Monday. The Ballydoyle handler claimed Sunday’s Qi(...)