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High Definition is favourite to land Saturday’s Irish Derby at the Curragh. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

High Definition is favourite to give Aidan O’Brien a 15th Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh on Saturday, possibly provoking a case of “what m(...)

Up to 500 tickets are set to be available for spectators to buy for the  Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh later this month. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Up to 500 tickets are set to be available for spectators to buy ahead of the €1 million Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh later this month. (...)

Brian Kavanagh will become chief executive of the Curragh racecourse in November. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The long-serving chief executive of Horse Racing Ireland, Brian Kavanagh, will take up a new role as chief executive of the Curragh racecourse in Nove(...)

  Curragh trainers   John Oxx and Kevin Prendergast (right) with  CEO of the Curragh Racecourse Pat Keogh (centre).   Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

It hasn’t been decided how the lucky 1,000 spectators get chosen when limited public numbers go racing again at the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby but t(...)

Jessica Harrington could become the first woman to train a 2,000 Guineas winner with Lady Vega. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

The Curragh is fighting to prevent a ‘Guineas Festival’ washout this weekend. A 7.30 inspection on Saturday morning will determine if the centenary T(...)

English jockey Joe Mercer won the 1959 Irish Derby and the 1973 Irish 2,000 Guineas. Photograph:  Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images

Tributes have been paid to the former British champion jockey Joe Mercer who has died aged 86. Mercer, who famously rode one of the all-time great ch(...)

Champion trainer Aidan O’Brien pictured at the Curragh for the 2,000 Guineas in June. Photograph:  Caroline Norris/Inpho

Irish racing’s regulator has insisted overall compliance with health screening protocols on racecourses due to coronavirus is very good despite a numb(...)

Santiago wins the Irish Derby at the Curragh on Saturday. Photograph:  Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The Curragh’s chief executive has said the noise emanating from the roof of the stand during Saturday’s Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby meeting was as bad(...)

Tim Husbands, former CEO Titanic Belfast Properties, has been appointed as the new chief executive of Leopardstown Racecourse.

The man credited with launching the Belfast Titanic Centre in Belfast has been tasked with steering the future of Leopardstown racecourse as its new c(...)

 Curragh Racecourse: Sunday saw an official crowd of 4,100, a figure that trumped the attendance for the Group One Phoenix Stakes in August, which was less than 3,000.  Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

More free-admission days could feature at the Curragh in 2020 after track officials were delighted with crowd levels for Sunday’s fixture at Irish rac(...)

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