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Ryan Moore wins on Arizona at the Curragh last year. Photo: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

The prospect of a crammed classic schedule means Aidan O’Brien anticipates having to split his 2,000 Guineas and Derby prospects between Ireland and E(...)

Action at the Curragh. Racing and breeding employ around 15,000 people and generate more than €2 billion a year. Photograph: Peter Mooney/Inpho

Horseracing is practically under starter’s orders in France, where it resumes behind closed doors in Longchamp, Paris, on Monday, after nearly two mon(...)

A view of bookmakers before racing starts at the Leopardstown Christmas Festival. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Ireland’s on-course bookmakers believe the potential exists for them to return to work at racecourses and provide a restricted service at some point d(...)

The HRI-owned track at Navan will be the first National Hunt fixture to operate under the new guidelines on Saturday. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Irish racing’s top official has conceded “it will be very painful for the industry” if the ban on public attendance at race meetings goes into the lon(...)

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(...)

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(...)

Tim Husbands, former CEO Titanic Belfast Properties, has been appointed as the new chief executive of Leopardstown Racecourse.

The man credited with launching the Belfast Titanic Centre in Belfast has been tasked with steering the future of Leopardstown racecourse as its new c(...)

 Kemboy, favourite  for the Gold Cup, is owned by the Supreme Horse Racing Club.

A solicitor engaged by former members of the Supreme Horse Racing Club (SHRC) said on Thursday evening he was “very optimistic” that the 29 horses it (...)

Naas card on Sunday included  two Listed races as well as the €120,000 Foran Auction Race Final. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Television coverage of Irish racing has been criticised as second class by the chairman of Naas racecourse who urged the sport’s administration to ad(...)

Brian Kavanagh, chief executive of Horse Racing Ireland at the organisation’s offices in Ballymany, the Curragh, Co Kildare. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

It’s a sunny morning on the Curragh racecourse in Co Kildare. There is no racing but, off in the distance, work riders are exercising two powerful-loo(...)

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