A little piece of racing history takes place at Naas on Saturday when Ireland hosts a first fixture with non-standard race times. Non-standard times (...)

‘We are outsourcing an element of our function. This will be a monitoring service,’ the IHRB’s chief executive Denis Egan explained. Photograph: Inpho.

Irish racing’s regulatory body has signed a deal with its British counterpart to monitor betting trends on the sport here. Last year the Irish Horser(...)

Total on course betting in 2019 amounted to €78.9 million, up 4.5 per cent. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

The on-course betting ring showed renewed signs of life in 2019 with a 6.6 per cent increase in turnover. The once all-powerful ring had seen turnove(...)

Patrick Mullins celebrates winning the Matheson Hurdle on Sharjah at Leopardstown Racecourse in December 2019. Photograph:  Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Champion amateur jockey Patrick Mullins has called for the Dublin Racing Festival to include a hunter chase in future. The amalgamation of Leopardsto(...)

Patrick Mullins guiding Faugheen to victory in the Matchbook Betting Exchange Novice Chase at Limerick on St Stephen’s Day. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

The Willie Mullins camp has expressed confidence in Leopardstown’s authorities providing suitable ground conditions for the upcoming Dublin Racing Fes(...)

Action from Leopardstown over Christmas. Over a third of European horses had Sadlers Wells, son of legendary US stallion Northern Dancer, in their pedigree. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The future of Tote Ireland, and whether all or part of it will be sold to private interests, is set to be decided by the end of March. Officials at H(...)

The site at Oscar Traynor Road, just to the east of the entrance to the Dublin Port Tunnel, which is valued at €44 million. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Land hoarders across Dublin city and county face a bill of almost €30 million from January for failing to develop sites that could be used for housing(...)

 Ruby Walsh riding Kemboy   to win the Punchestown Gold Cup from Al Boum Photo back in May. Photograph:   Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Kemboy has already generated more headlines than any other horse this season and he finally makes his return to action in Saturday’s Grade One feature(...)

Navan Racecourse: Sunday’s schedule will see Navan share the RTV spotlight with Carlisle and there are ten minutes gaps between the two meetings.  Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The resounding Conservative Party victory in Thursday’s UK general election has been described as a positive outcome for Irish racing. With the sport(...)

Davy Russell had to stand himself down during Sunday’s action at Punchestown when feeling unwell. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Free Wifi is expected to be available at all Irish tracks in 2020 although Laytown’s famous beach fixture could prove an exception. Ireland’s 26 race(...)

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