Baraweez ridden by Donnacha O’Brien (orange silks) beats Pintura (left) to win the Irish Stallion Farms EBF Ahonoora Handicap during the final day of the  Galway Festival at  Ballybrit. Photograph:  PA

Baraweez landed the Irish Stallion Farms EBF “Ahonoora” Handicap for the second successive year as British raiders dominated the feature event on the (...)

Willie Mullins: “This race will tell us a lot, and I’m not looking beyond that at the moment.” Photo:  Lorraine O’Sullivan

There may be no Grade One championship at stake but Willie Mullins still faces a particularly pressurised weekend as two of the best young prospects (...)

 Artful Artist and Seán Corby (right) land the Guinness Handicap last night. Photograph: Pat Healy/PA

Some Galway trends might fluctuate but Pacific Heights can successfully prove in this weekend’s festival highlight how a good draw steadfastly remain(...)

Road to Riches ridden by Shane Shortall wins  Galway Plate on day three of the Galway Festival at Galway Racecourse, Ballybrit. Photograph:PA

The ease of Road To Riches’s Tote Galway Plate success yesterday can be gauged by a brief moment of horror experienced by Noel Meade as he watched th(...)

Road To Riches took the path to glory under talented 7lb-claimer Shane Shortall in an eventful renewal of thetote.com Galway Plate at the Ballybrit tr(...)

Eventual winner Most Peculiar (right) clears a hurdle with the rest of the field in the €100,000 Tote Pick6 Guarantee Maiden Hurdle  at  Ballybrit.  Photograph: Cathal Noonan / Inpho

Shane Shortall got a terrific late run out of Greatness to deny Tony McCoy on Golden Ticket in the €40,0000 Tote Jackpot Guarantee Handicap Hurdle at (...)

Tony McCoy has decided to enter dual-Cheltenham festival winner Alderwood in the Galway Plate. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho.

Jonathan Burke was only 11 when his father Liam trained the 2007 Galway Plate winner and the rising-star of the jockey’s room can complete a memorabl(...)