Brian Kavanagh

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Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

There are no plans for Irish racing to replicate proposals in Britain where races are to be restricted to senior jockeys in the event of any resumptio(...)

Longchamp will host the French Guineas meeting on June 1st. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Racing behind closed doors in France appears set to resume on May 11th with confirmation on Friday that the French Guineas races are being deferred to(...)

Body & Soul: Ticket agents will contact customers about refunds. Photograph: Allen Kiely

The Government’s announcement that is is extending a ban on mass licensed gatherings of more than 5,000 people until the end of August has resulted in(...)

Robbie Power celebrates winning the Galway Hurdle on  Tudor City in 2018. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Government confirmation that mass gatherings are cancelled until September means the Galway racing festival in July will take place behind closed door(...)

Race horses in training doing their morning work on The Curragh in the early  morning. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Increasing confidence about a potential resumption of racing in France next month has been described as “positive” by officials at Horse Racing Irelan(...)

The Irish racehorse trainers association has said it is “inevitable” some owners won’t be able to afford to keep horses in training the longer racing is cancelled. File photograph: Inpho

The body representing racehorse trainers is looking at June 1st as a potential date for racing to resume behind closed doors in Ireland. The Irish ra(...)

Robbie Power celebrates Irish Grand Naitonal victory on Our Duke in 2017. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Rescheduling the 2020 Boylesports Irish Grand National to the Friday of a revamped three-day ‘Winter Festival’ at Fairyhouse in late November is one p(...)

Horse Racing Ireland (HRI) has a series of programming scenarios in the pipeline for whatever date racing does eventually resume in Ireland. The spor(...)

This year’s Royal meeting will be held behind closed doors. Photograph:  David Davies/PA Wire

The shape of the British Flat racing season has been turned askew due to the Covid-19 pandemic after Tuesday’s announcements that the first four Class(...)

Anthony Van Dyck (R) takes the 2019 Epsom Derby for Aidan O’Brien. Photograph: Glyn Kirk/Getty/AFP

Europe’s racing authorities are examining whether or not the Covid-19 pandemic could force “domestic only” action when the sport is able to eventually(...)

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