Noel Meade

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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(...)

Cheltenham Gold Cup winner Al Boum Photo will face seven rivals at Punchestown. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Cheltenham Gold Cup hero Al Boum Photo will face seven rivals when he bids to follow up in the Coral Punchestown Gold Cup. The seven-year-old provide(...)

Pink Dogwood (R) and Ryan Moore were victorious at Navan. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Investec Oaks favourite Pink Dogwood made a winning reappearance with a hard-fought success in the Irish Stallion Farms EBF Salsabil Stakes at Navan. (...)

 Presenting Percy  has only had one run this season.

Ante-post favourite Presenting Percy heads a list of 20 horses left in the Magners Gold Cup at the confirmation stage, as he seeks to win at the Chel(...)

Ted Walsh: “There’s no such thing as us against them. It’s my horse against the others, and where they come from or go home to doesn’t enter into it.” Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

At the 1989 Cheltenham festival, the Irish knew their fate early on the first day. For the previous two years, Tommy Carmody had ridden Galmoy to win (...)

Sean Flanagan on the Red Menace in the National Hunt Finale at Leopardstown. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Noel Meade reports his Gold Cup contender Road to Respect to be “100 per cent” ahead of next week’s Cheltenham festival. And a hat-trick for the eigh(...)

Road To Respect: can land a bumper prize of €225,000 in the Unibet Irish Gold Cup at Leopardstown. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

Sunday’s Unibet Irish Gold Cup is the Dublin Racing Festival’s most valuable prize and an opportunity for Road To Respect to fill in a rare big-race (...)

Kemboy could line up in Sunday’s Leopardstown Gold Cup. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Kemboy and Road To Respect are among 13 horses still in contention for the Unibet Irish Gold Cup at Leopardstown on Sunday. The Willie Mullins-traine(...)

Down Royal: was voted Irish Racecourse of the Year in 2017. Now  now under new management, on Tuesday it is scheduled to host the first of a dozen fixtures this year. Photograph: Kevin Boyes/Presseye/Inpho

A new chapter in the over 200-year history of Down Royal racecourse could begin on Tuesday when the track’s new management offer free admission to pa(...)

Davy Russell onboard Presenting Percy comes home to win the RSA Insurance Novices’ Chase at Cheltenham last March. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

With 50 days to the start of the Cheltenham festival, connections of Presenting Percy are keeping fingers firmly crossed they will be able to get vita(...)

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