Stephen Mahon

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The 2017 Welsh Grand National winner Raz De Maree was found to be “thin and in poor condition” and in need of veterinary treatment during an inspection of Mahon’s yard. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Controversial trainer Stephen Mahon has succeeded in getting six months taken off his four year suspension for breaches of animal welfare rules. In (...)

‘Alizarine’ after winning the  Colm Quinn BMW Irish EBF Fillies Maiden at Galway.  She was later found to be stablemate Aurora Princess who was saddled for the race in error. Photograph: Caroline Norris/Inpho

Time is likely to eventually see 2021 get recalled as the racing year of Rachael Blackmore. Or of her ally Henry de Bromhead and his big race ‘Grand S(...)

Stephen Mahon’s appeal is due to begin at 10.30am on Saturday at the Curragh. It is unclear if a decision will be reached on the day or if any judgment will be deferred. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Stephen Mahon’s appeal against a four year suspension for breaching rules in relation to animal welfare takes place on Saturday morning in the Irish H(...)

The Galwaty Festival gets under way on Monday with 1,000 racegoers allowed in each day. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The Galway Festival is usually about more than racing, often serving as a barometer of much wider contexts. The famous fund-raising tent became a sy(...)

Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board chief executive Denis Egan will take early retirement at the end of September. Photograph: Caroline Norris/Inpho

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board (IHRB) plans to advertise “shortly” for a new chief executive. The regulatory body’s current ceo, Denis Egan,(...)

A picture may be worth a thousand words but one person entitled to believe an image is capable of provoking a lot more than that is Gordon Elliott. I(...)

Gordon Elliott: his stable star,  Don Cossack, enjoyed a tremendous campaign last term, winning six of his seven starts including three Grade One victories. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Ground conditions will dictate whether Ireland’s highest-rated chaser Don Cossack will make his seasonal reappearance in Thursday’s Irish Daily Star C(...)