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Denis Hogan: the Tipperary-based trainer was cleared of any blame but  was however ordered to pay €1,000 towards the costs of the investigation. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Racing’s regulatory body has defended the timeline which could see the first horse in this country to test positive for anabolic steroids back in act(...)

The case is believed to be the first time a race horse has tested positive for an anabolic steroid in Ireland. Photograph:  Jason Clarke

The Denis Hogan-trained Turbine has been banned from racing until the end of March next year, and disqualified from a victory in Cork in May, after t(...)

Ian Bailey at his stall at Schull market, West Cork, on Sunday. Photograph: Enda O’Dowd

The European Arrest Warrant which France will issue Ian Bailey following his conviction in Paris on Friday for the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier(...)

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(...)

Claire McGrath, the former partner of murder accused Keith Connorton, outside the Central Criminal Court in Dublin. Photograph: Collins Courts

A man accused of murdering his love rival was hit with a sudden and ferocious attack from his partner’s lover and was entitled to defend himself, a ba(...)

Jockey Chris Timmons has received a four-year ban for a positive cocaine test at Ballinrobe in May. Photograph:   Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Jockey Chris Timmons has been given a four-year ban for a positive cocaine test but could be allowed return to race-riding as soon as next June . Ti(...)

 Donal Colgan   arrives at the Central Criminal Court.  He has pleaded guilty to manslaughter but not  guilty to the murder of David Sheridan. Photograph: Collins Courts.

A Dublin man who was arrested on suspicion of a fatal stabbing told gardaí that he was acting in self defence after two “lads” attacked him. Donal C(...)

 Tony Hunt: The High Court judge  chaired  Thursday night’s appeal committee which reinstated Stars Over The Sea as the winner of last week’s controversial void race at Killarney. Pic: Collins Courts

The Turf Club has ruled out any move towards voluntary stewards being replaced by professional panels. Such a step is being considered by the British(...)

Luke Comer: the high-profile property developer’s licence to train horses was suspended by the Turf Club until the end of July. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The man brought in to sort out Luke Comer’s Co Dublin racing establishment is confident measures being undertaken will allow the high-profile property(...)

Ian Bailey  denies any involvement in the death of Sophie Toscan du Plantier. Photograph: Collins Courts

A hearing to decide if Ian Bailey should be sent to France to face a voluntary homicide charge over the death of Sophie Toscan du Plantier will go ahe(...)

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