Mick Winters

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Gordon Elliot with Jack Kennedy and Potters Point in the winner’s enclosure at Fairyhouse in April. Photo: Cody Glenn/Sportsfile via Getty Images

Almost 10 months to the day after the Turf Club introduced its controversial new ‘Non-Trier’ rules the Gold Cup and Grand National-winning trainer Gor(...)

Massive crowds in Galway prove an annual boon to the bookmaking fraternity. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

When Oslot and Ruby Walsh passed the winning post in the 2008 Galway Plate, bookmaker Daragh Fitzpatrick quickly estimated it would cost him €70,000. (...)

Ruby Walsh: “Not many take that much pulling up at Tramore on quick ground, let alone soft ground. She did that nicely and I’m sure Willie will be happy.”Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Camelia De Cotte entered Cheltenham Festival calculations with a most impressive Irish debut in the opening race of the afternoon at Tramore on Thursd(...)

Ruby Walsh and Felix Yonger won the rescheduled Kerry Group Hilly Way Chase at Navan. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

An 8am inspection of Clonmel on Wednesday morning is another consequence of the weather and its continuing impact on racing was stamped all over Navan(...)

Barry Geraghty and Rebel Fitz on the way to victory in the Powers Gold Cup at Fairyhouse Racecourse last year: Mick Winters wants Geraghty to ride Rebel Fitz in next week’s Guinness Kerry National. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Rebel Fitz has never run in a handicap over fences before but trainer Mick Winters is keen to allow his Grade One winning star an opportunity (...)

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 (...)

Joackey Mark Walsh will miss Cheltenham after breaking an arm in a fall at Thurles. Photograph:  Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Mark Walsh’s title aspirations were dealt a hammer blow after the leading Irish jockey suffered a broken arm in a fall at Thurles.Walsh, who rides the(...)

Ruby Walsh: returns to action on Indevan after four months out. Photograph: Inpho

BRIAN O’CONNOR Ruby Walsh returns to action after four months out on a Tipperary card tomorrow that also sees the hugely-popular Rebel Fitz line up i(...)

Dermot Weld sets Edelmira a major Oaks task in tomorrow’s Group Three feature at Cork. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Dermot Weld sets Edelmira a major ‘Oaks’ task in tomorrow’s Group Three feature at Cork but victory could set her up for an attempt at Classic glory a(...)

Magician wins last year’s Irish 2,000 Guineas at the Curragh and returns there today for the Mooresbridge Stakes.

Presumption can be dangerous but it will be a major shock if Magician can’t cast an emphatic spell over his rivals at the Curragh today. Last y(...)

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