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Luuc Bugter celebrates his victory in the race in 2018. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

It’s been on the UCI international calendar since 2000 but, following a long search for new backing, the organisers of the Rás Tailteann have been for(...)

Davy Russell onboard Presenting Percy comes home to win the Galmoy Hurdle at Gowran Park in January. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Presenting Percy is set to line up at Gowran this Saturday, and the Cheltenham Gold Cup favourite doesn’t look like scaring off some strong opposition(...)

Kemboy could line up in Sunday’s Leopardstown Gold Cup. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Kemboy and Road To Respect are among 13 horses still in contention for the Unibet Irish Gold Cup at Leopardstown on Sunday. The Willie Mullins-traine(...)

Jockey Richard Johnson with Native River after winning the Cheltenham Gold Cup at Prestbury Park last March. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Last year’s winner Native River is one of 43 entries for the Magners Cheltenham Gold Cup on March 15th. The nine-year-old came out on top in a terrif(...)

Race director Eimear Dignam and Noel Clarke on his 50th Rás. Photograph: INPHO/Bryan Keane

The organisers of the Rás Tailteann have postponed a decision about next year’s race, deferring a self-imposed deadline due to positive talks with po(...)

Paranoid, belligerent Tony Martin, played by Steve Pemberton

When two burglars broke into the home of Tony Martin, late on August 20th, 1999, Martin was prepared. His habit was to sleep in his work clothes, he t(...)

Willie Mullins confirmed that Douvan is likely to miss the National Hunt season with a leg injury. Photograph:   James Crombie/Inpho

The injury-plagued star chaser Douvan looks set to miss the entire National Hunt season due a pastern problem.   Trainer Willie Mullins revealed(...)

  US Navy Flag:  on course to take on Australia’s top sprinters in their own backyard in the early hours of Saturday morning. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

A quarter of a century after Vintage Crop changed the face of Australian racing with a momentous Melbourne Cup victory, US Navy Flag is set to try an(...)

Willie Mullins: will send  Pleasant Company and Children’s List to the National alongside Total Recall.

It’s almost a century since a 13-year-old runner has won the Randox Aintree Grand National although age appears to be far from wearying a trio of Iris(...)

 Richard Johnson on Native River celebrates after winning the Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup Chase at   Cheltenham, England. Photograph:  Justin Setterfield/Getty Images

A Cheltenham festival that threatened to turn into an Irish benefit saw Native River retrieve home honour with a superb Timico Gold Cup success on Fri(...)

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