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A jury unanimously awarded Chris Gordon €300,000 in damages after his long-running defamation case against the Irish trainer’s body. Photograph: Inpho

The Irish racehorse trainers association will decide early next week whether it will appeal a high court decision that saw the Irish horseracing regul(...)

Jockey Jack Kennedy, seen here on Delta Work after winning at Leopardstown, faces up to 10 days out due to a collarbone injury. Photograph:  Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Top jockey Jack Kennedy faces up to 10 days on the sidelines due to a problem with his collarbone. Kennedy hasn’t ridden since last Sunday and misses(...)

 Last year’s Dublin Racing Festival attracted an  official total weekend attendance of 24,254. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Leopardstown officials have said they’re not surprised just a handful of British-trained entries are in for the eight Grade One races for the upcoming(...)

Action from the Christmas Festival at Leopardstown. Watering may be required for the forthcoming Dublin Racing Festival in early February. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Officials at Leopardstown have confirmed they are prepared to start watering the track next week if they feel it is necessary ahead of the upcoming Du(...)

Bryan Cooper enjoyed a welcome return to the winner’s enclosure at Navan. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

Gold Cup winning jockey Bryan Cooper enjoyed a morale-boosting success when guiding Latest Exhibition to win Navan’s Grade Two feature on Sunday. The(...)

Davy Russell and Presenting Percy en-route to victory in thr 2018 RSA. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Owner Philip Reynolds is excited to see Presenting Percy return to competitive action in the John Durkan Memorial Punchestown Chase on Sunday. The Pa(...)

Cyrname (L) subjected Altior to a first defeat over jumps at Ascot. Both are still in contention for the King George. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty

Altior joins Cyrname and Losintranslation among 19 horses still in contention for what promises to be an epic renewal of the Ladbrokes King George VI (...)

Laurina made an impressive start to her career over fences at Gowran Park on Saturday. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Laurina is clear favourite for next year’s Arkle Trophy at the Cheltenham Festival with most bookmakers after making a perfect start to her career ove(...)

Douvan and trainer Willie Mullins: ‘We just need to get him back out and see how he is – I’m happy to let him take his chance.’ Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Willie Mullins describes it as “nearly a victory” in itself as Douvan prepares to make his long-awaited comeback in the Clonmel Oil Chase. It is more(...)

Aidan O’Brien: has amassed a total of 65 winners at Royal Ascot during his extraordinary training career. Photograph: Oisín Keniry/Inpho

A good start to Royal Ascot 2019 could tee Aidan O’Brien up for more history at British racing’s biggest meeting of the year. In 2016 Ireland’s champ(...)

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