Richard Hannon

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Trainer Ger Lyons runs Sacred Bridge at Naas in the €300,000  Ballyhane Stakes on Monday. Photograph:  PA Wire

The second €300,000 Ballyhane Stakes takes place at Naas on bank holiday Monday with every chance of it supplying another lucrative success for one of(...)

Séamie Heffernan comes home on Willow to win the Irish Stallion Farms EBF Naas Oaks Trial at Naas. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Willow returned to winning ways with victory in the Listed Irish Stallion Farms EBF Naas Oaks Trial at Naas on Wednesday. Last of 14 in the Oaks at E(...)

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. (...)

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(...)

 Anthony Van Dyck is one of 10 horses trained by Aidan and Joseph O’Brien that have been tested in Australia. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Aidan O’Brien’s Ballydoyle team could return to action on Wednesday with a string of potential Group One starters also in the running to appear at New(...)

Alcohol Free ridden by jockey Oisin Murphy wins the Cheveley Park Stakes, with Miss Amulet in second. Photograph: PA

Alcohol Free prevailed in a tight finish for the Group One Juddmonte Cheveley Park Stakes at Newmarket. Andrew Balding’s filly was less exposed than(...)

Champers Elysees ridden by Ben Coen wins the Colm Quinn BMW Irish EBF Corrib Fillies’ Stakes during day two of the Galway  Festival. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Oisín Orr has been called up to ride The Lir Jet, the second-favourite, in the Group One Phoenix Stakes at The Curragh on Sunday after Ben Coen, who w(...)

Trainer Aidan Fogarty will run Forever In Dreams when racing resumes behind closed doors at Naas next Monday.

Forever In Dreams is one of the star names among a total of 236 entries for Monday’s meeting at Naas, which signals the resumption of racing in Irelan(...)

Anthony Van Dyck features among 11 entries for Friday’s Coronation Cup. Photograph: Andrew Redington/Getty

Last year’s Epsom Derby hero Anthony Van Dyck features among 11 entries for Friday’s Coronation Cup at Newmarket. The Aidan O’Brien-trained colt fail(...)

Henry De Bromhead: “He ticked a lot of boxes coming to us – he looked a nice horse for one to come off the Flat. You couldn’t ask him to do better than what he did there.” Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Aspire Tower made an impressive start to his jumping career in the Download The Betdaq App three-year-old Maiden Hurdle at Punchestown yesterday. For(...)

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