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A spokesperson for the Agha Khan raised the prospect that  he would relocate stallions and mares to France, hitting local employment. Photograph:  Dominique Faget/AFP via Getty

Plans to extract 3 million tonnes of sand and gravel from a Kildare quarry, which have been objected to by the Aga Khan and leading members of the hor(...)

Shergar’s going-away Epsom Derby victory of 1981.

Before becoming part of folklore, or reduced to a shabby punchline, Shergar was one of the finest racehorses of the last half-century. A tragic myste(...)

Kevin Skelly, Ivan Ryam and Joseph Coyle  tend to  Pushkin  at the opening day of the 2019 Dublin Horse Show in the RDS. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Dublin Horse Show has been cancelled for the second year in a row. Last year’s show was an early casualty of the Covid-19 pandemic and was cance(...)

The talented Tarnawa has won eight of her 14 career starts to date. File photograph: Getty

Dermot Weld has confirmed his Breeders’ Cup heroine Tarnawa will stay in training in 2021 with the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe among her likely targets.(...)

Tarnawa, ridden by Colin Keane, crosses the finish line to win the Breeders’ Cup Turf at Keenland in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo: Bobby Ellis/Getty Images

Colin Keane advertised his talents on the world stage in style at the Breeders’ Cup on Saturday night when Ireland’s champion jockey proved his intern(...)

Trainer Johnny Murtagh with Champers Elysees at Fox Covert Stables in Kildare Town. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Johnny Murtagh is targeting next year’s Royal Ascot with his star Group One filly Champers Elysees. Initial plans for an end of season tilt at next (...)

Princess Zoe will look to complete a brilliant summer in Sunday’s Prix Royal-Oak in Paris. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Some of the greatest stayers in history are on the Prix Royal-Oak’s roll of honour and Princess Zoe is favourite to join them when she lines up in Par(...)

Irish jockey Johnny Murtagh (L) holds Sinndar next to owner Aga Khan (2nd R) and his wife, begum Inaara (R) after winning the Group One Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe at Longchamp in 2000. Photo: Daniel Janin/AFP via Getty Images

One of Irish racing’s most successful alliances has been rekindled as Johnny Murtagh has been added to the Aga Khan’s list of trainers in Ireland. T(...)

Trainer John Oxx with Sea the Stars, who won six Group One races in six months in 2009, including the 2,000 Guineas, the Derby and the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Maybe it’s a coincidence John Oxx revealed he isn’t renewing his licence next year on the same day racing headlines were otherwise crammed with news o(...)

Colin Keane teams up with Aidan O’Brien’s two runners at Cork on Tuesday as he closes in on Ireland’s jockeys’ championship. Keane, the 2017 champion(...)

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