Mick Winters

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Aidan O’Brien’s Sioux Nation could be set for a run at Newbury on Saturday. Photograph: Tom Beary/Inpho

Curragh trainer Darren Bunyan is set to make a quick turnaround with his stable star Hit The Bid if ground conditions are suitable for the horse at Ne(...)

Killultagh Vic. He jumped  eight fences in a post-race school at Leopardstown on Friday. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Willie Mullins has said he will be surprised if Ruby Walsh doesn’t choose to ride Killultagh Vic in next week’s Cheltenham Gold Cup. Killultagh Vic (...)

Ruby Walsh guiding Und De Sceaux to victory in the Ryanair Chase during the   Cheltenham Festival last March. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Punchestown officials are keeping their fingers crossed they stay on the right side of something of a national snowline ahead of Sunday’s Grade One Jo(...)

Edward O’Grady: his late wife, Maria, passed away  after sustaining fatal injuries in a hunting accident on Saturday.  Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

It will be a poignant moment at Punchestown on Wednesday should the Edward O’Grady-trained The West’s Awake win. The horse is set to line up for a n(...)

  Idaho will run in the Japan Cup on Sunday morning.  Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The Aidan O’Brien trained Idaho will try to bridge a 34-year gap for Ireland in Sunday morning’s Japan Cup in Tokyo. Japanese racing’s most prestigio(...)

Trainer Mick Winters: “I welcome it in a lot of ways because it might open up the thing.” Photograph: Inpho

Trainer Mick Winters has said he hopes “common sense” can be applied at his appeal against “non-trier” penalties imposed on him at Cork on Sunday. Th(...)

Gordon Elliot with Jack Kennedy and Potters Point in the winner’s enclosure at Fairyhouse in April. Photo: Cody Glenn/Sportsfile via Getty Images

Almost 10 months to the day after the Turf Club introduced its controversial new ‘Non-Trier’ rules the Gold Cup and Grand National-winning trainer Gor(...)

Massive crowds in Galway prove an annual boon to the bookmaking fraternity. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

When Oslot and Ruby Walsh passed the winning post in the 2008 Galway Plate, bookmaker Daragh Fitzpatrick quickly estimated it would cost him €70,000. (...)

Ruby Walsh: “Not many take that much pulling up at Tramore on quick ground, let alone soft ground. She did that nicely and I’m sure Willie will be happy.”Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Camelia De Cotte entered Cheltenham Festival calculations with a most impressive Irish debut in the opening race of the afternoon at Tramore on Thursd(...)

Ruby Walsh and Felix Yonger won the rescheduled Kerry Group Hilly Way Chase at Navan. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

An 8am inspection of Clonmel on Wednesday morning is another consequence of the weather and its continuing impact on racing was stamped all over Navan(...)

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