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Heartbreak City: came up agonisingly short in the world’s richest handicap the Melbourne Cup at Flemington  in November. Photograph: Brett Holburt/Getty Images)

Heartbreak City had Hong Kong’s ‘Magic Man’ Joao Moreira on his back when touched off in November’s Melbourne Cup but it is 3lb claimer Donagh Meyler(...)

Trainer Tom Mullins. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Heartbreak City might look a handicap ‘snip’ for Sunday’s big hurdles prize at Leopardstown but Tom Mullins reckons his big hope, That’s A Wrap, coul(...)

Former champion jockey Barry Geraghty successfully appealed against a 30-day ban last April. Photograph: PA.

The Irish Jockeys Association has given a cautious welcome to significant new changes in racing’s running and riding rules but stressed it believes “n(...)

Trainer Tony Martin and jockey Barry Geraghty successfully appealed against a 30 day ban for a ride on Noble Emperor at Limerick. Photo: Inpho

The Turf Club has published a significant overhaul of its running and riding rules, including in relation to the contentious ‘non-trier’ issue. Jus(...)

Tony Martin: “A solution has been agreed.” Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

The controversy over the Pyromaniac “non-trier” case that dogged the run-in to last summer’s Galway Festival has finally been resolved with no penalti(...)

Leopardstown are expecting 55,000 to attend the Christmas festival racing. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho.

Weather conditions are not expected to interfere with plans for over 100,000 racegoers during the four-day Christmas festival period. Almost 55,000 a(...)

 Trainer Colin Tizzard poses with Thistlecrack  and Cue Card  at Spurles Farm  in Sherborne, England. Photograph:  Harry Trump/Getty Images

It is 11 years since the last Irish-trained winner of the King George VI Chase and bookmakers reckon the gap back to Kicking King in 2005 is set to g(...)

 David Mullins celebrates his Crabbie’s Grand National victory on on Rule The World at Aintree.  Photograph: David Davies/PA

The continuing momentum behind David Mullins’s rapid rise to the top of the jockey ranks takes him to Ascot on Saturday where the Grand National-winn(...)

Yanworth: returned to action with a hard-fought success under Barry Geraghty at Ascot last month. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

JP McManus’s team are readying their Christmas Grade One squad with Yanworth set to put his Champion Hurdle credentials on the line at Kempton on St (...)

 Kerrin McEvoy (left) riding Almandin  pips   Joao Moreira on Heartbreak City in the Melbourne Cup at Flemington Racecourse. Photograph: Michael Dodge/Getty

Heartbreak City was a surprise name among the entries for the Betfred Lotto ‘£100K Cash Giveaway’ Handicap Hurdle at Huntingdon on Sunday. The Melbou(...)

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