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Willie Mullins has been a notable exception among Ireland’s top trainers in not having a sponsorship deal with a bookmaker. Photograph: Inpho

 Willie Mullins has described the Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board as being “a bit late coming to the party” on the back of the integrity body’(...)

Trainer Nicky Henderson dealt with the scratching of star chaser Altior (above) through his Unibet blog. Photograph: Mike Hewitt/Getty Images

The body representing Ireland’s racehorse trainers insists there should be nothing in racing that might undermine public confidence in the sport. The(...)

2017 Cheltenham Gold Cup winner Sizing John is set to return over hurdles at Punchestown on Tuesday. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Punchestown racegoers are in for a treat when 2017 Gold Cup winner Sizing John takes on this year’s Cesarewitch and Irish National heroes over hurdles(...)

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(...)

 Davy Russell riding Envoi Allen (left) clears  the last to win The Royal Bond Novice Hurdle from Abacadabras and Jack Kennedy (maroon cap) at Fairyhouse. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Gordon Elliott believes Envoi Allen is “the real thing” and bookmakers agree with him to the extent of making the unbeaten novice star only 8-1 for th(...)

Willie Mullins with Faugheen: “I think Faugheen will run in the Grade One at Limerick over Christmas. He is a previous winner at the course and that would look the right thing to do.” Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Royal Rendezvous could step up to Grade One level on his next appearance following a dominant display on his debut over fences at Thurles. The Willi(...)

Jack Kennedy and Apple’s Jade are set to be reunited at Fairyhouse next weekend. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Apple’s Jade has history in her sights at Fairyhouse on Sunday and the prolific mare will have old ally Jack Kennedy back on board to try and help her(...)

 Nico de Boinville riding Altior clear the last to win The bet365 Clebration Steeple Chase at Sandown Park in April. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty

Much of jump racing’s pre-Christmas top quality action can have a ‘phoney war’ atmosphere but there’s nothing bogus about the anticipation surroundin(...)

Bacardys, pictured in 2017, had too much for Apple’s Jade at Navan. Photograph:  Donall Farmer/Inpho

Bacardys inflicted a shock defeat on star mare Apple’s Jade in the Lismullen Hurdle at Navan. Having claimed this Grade Two prize in each of the past(...)

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