Michael Hourigan’s Drumacoo is well placed for success in the Tim  Duggan Handicap Chase at Limerick. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Saturday’s €50,000 feature at Limerick could supply a popular local winner in Michael Hourigan’s Drumacoo. The Patrickswell trainer has enjoyed lots (...)

The Willie Mullins-trained Bellshill (above) and Gordon Elliott’s Folsom Blue  top the Grand National betting at a general 12-1. Photograph: Inpho

Unseasonal wintry conditions are forecast next week although Fairyhouse officials don’t anticipate any impact on the Easter festival featuring the €50(...)

Ruby Walsh sprained his left ankle in a fall at Clonmel on Thursday. Photograph: PA Wire

Ruby Walsh suffered an injury scare ahead of next week’s English Grand National meeting after spraining his left ankle in a fall at Clonmel. Ireland’(...)

Diamond Jubilee winner Slade Power is an 11-4 favourite for the July Cup at Newmarket. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/inpho

It’s not unknown for a Group 1 sprint to end in a dead-heat and that would be the ideal July Cup result this Saturday for the Eddie Lynam team whose s(...)

Tomorrow’s home action is National Hunt at Bellewstown and Limerick and in the long-term there was good jumping news for Naas yesterday with confir(...)

 Owner Rich Ricci  with Arvika Ligeonniere  after an earler victory at Leopardstown.

Arvika Ligeonniere showed his undoubted ability when making a successful seasonal reappearance in the Clonmel Oil Chase at the Co Tipperary course yes(...)

Sole Power and Johnny Murtagh winning at Royal Ascot. The Darley July Cup is next up for Eddie Lynam’s star at Newmarket on Saturday.

Up to now the distance of Saturday’s Darley July Cup has always proved a furlong too far for Sole Power but Johnny Murtagh is hopeful the top Irish sp(...)