Tom Mullins

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Apples Jade after winning the BHP Insurance Irish Champion Hurdle at Leopardstown in February. Photograph: Inpho

Apple’s Jade looks set to start a short odds favourite to complete a hat-trick in Sunday’s Lismullen Hurdle at Navan. The Gigginstown Stud owned mare(...)

Winning trainer Joseph O’Brien and jockey Mark Walsh with Le Richebourg after winning the Racing Post Novice Steeplechase on day one of the Leopardstown Christmas Festival. Photograph:  Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Christmas is the season of giving but it is 2018 as a whole that keeps giving to Joseph O’Brien and the young trainer saddled a memorable one-two in L(...)

Gordon Elliott: has had a Troytown stranglehold in recent years winning with Balbriggan, Riverside City, Empire Of Dirt and last year with Mala Beach. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Gordon Elliott is pursuing a remarkable five-in-a-row in this Sunday’s Ladbrokes Troytown Chase at Navan although arch-rival Willie Mullins could prov(...)

Willie Mullins-trained  Bellshill is a 10-1 clear favourite for the Irish Grand National in some ante-post lists. Photograph: Inpho

Neither Gordon Elliott or Willie Mullins has ever won the Boylesports Irish Grand National before but a €270,000 first prize for Easter Monday’s Fair(...)

Oscar Knight (foreground) was edged out by Noble Endeavor in last year’s running of the Paddy Power Chase at Leopardstown. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

JP McManus is targeting a sixth success in Wednesday’s €190,000 Paddy Power Chase and Oscar Knight could be the one to provide it to the legendary own(...)

“There might be a little rain before Christmas but I would guess we’ll start on yielding going which would be ideal,” said Pat Keogh, Leopardstown’s chief executive. Photograph: Inpho

Bleu Et Rouge head a three-pronged Irish attack on Ascot’s big handicap prize on Saturday but a blank weekend at home means all eyes are on St Stephen(...)

Trainer Tom Mullins. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Heartbreak City might look a handicap ‘snip’ for Sunday’s big hurdles prize at Leopardstown but Tom Mullins reckons his big hope, That’s A Wrap, coul(...)

Trainer Willie Mullins saddled a remarkable 22 winners over Christmas. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell/Inpho

 The first action of 2017 looks like it will continue the 2016 narrative with Willie Mullins and Gordon Elliott continuing their battle for supre(...)

Members of the National Farmers’ Association marching to the Department of Agriculture  in 1966. Photograph: Gordon Standing

Inspired by Martin Luther King’s civil rights marches, the Farmers’ Rights Campaign was recalled in Bantry where in 1966 some 16 farmers began a marc(...)

Willie Mullins: “He really could be anything, the way he licks his hurdles.”  Photo: Niall Carson/PA

In racing vernacular ‘C-B-A’ is nothing lackadaisical, rather meaning ‘Could-Be-Anything,’ the most exciting abbreviation in the game and one which c(...)

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