Ruby Walsh

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Willie Mullins: Patricks Park was first reserve and got into the race when his  stable companion, Ballycasey, was declared a non-runner less than two hours before the Galway Plate began. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Irish racing’s controversial reserve system is set to change with the sport’s regulatory body indicating the issues that arose around it at last summe(...)

Over the last four  years there have been 13 positive tests by riders for the Class A drug cocaine

The Irish Jockeys’ Association has said the current interpretation of rules regarding riders testing positive for cocaine appears to be reasonable eve(...)

Jack Kennedy and Battleoverdoyen took the Grande One Lawlor’s Novice Hurdle at Naas. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Gordon Elliott landed the first Grade One prize of 2019 when his unbeaten novice Battleoverdoyen emerged victorious at Naas on Sunday. Having dominat(...)

Laurina and Ruby Walsh clear the last en-route to a comfortable victory at Sandown. Photograph: Julian Herbert/PA

Laurina had little more than a workout as she duly disposed of her solitary rival to enhance her Cheltenham claims in the Unibet Mares’ Hurdle at Sand(...)

Ireland’s Peter O’Mahony in action against the All Blacks. Will Ireland lift the Rugby World Cup this year in Japan? Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

“What’ve you got there?” “I’m not sure, found it up in the attic. It’s some sort of glass ball.” “Looks like one of those old crystal balls, doesn’t(...)

Laurina and Paul Townend romped to the Mares Novices’ Hurdle at the 2018 Cheltenham Festival. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Laurina is set to face just three rivals when she makes her eagerly anticipated return to action at Sandown on Saturday. The six-year-old made a huge(...)

Kemboy en-route to victory at Leopardstown. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Willie Mullins remains keen to head straight to the Cheltenham Gold Cup with Kemboy following his impressive victory at Leopardstown. The Supreme Hor(...)

 Barry Geraghty riding Buveur D’Air (left) pipped  Melon by a neck to claim the Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham last March. Photo by Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images)

Buveur D’Air’s shock defeat at Kempton on St Stephen’s Day rejuvenated the Champion Hurdle picture so Samcro gets a chance to get back into the champi(...)

Apple’s Jade ridden by Jack Kennedy jumps the last before going on to win The Squared Financial Christmas Hurdle during day three of the Leopardstown Christmas Festival. Photo: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary might be forgiven for feeling a lot of people are being very brave with his horse, Apple’s Jade, who recorded a ninth Gra(...)

Donal McInerney and connections after winning The Paddy Power Steeplechase on Auvergnat . Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

JP McManus landed a third Paddy Power Chase in four years - and a seventh in all - at Leopardstown on Thursday although the winner Auvergnat was the ‘(...)

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