Peter Roe

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Our Duke is currently a general 8-1 favourite for Monday’s  Irish Grand National. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Fairyhouse officials believe the cash injection which makes Monday’s €500,000 Boylesports Irish Grand National the richest jumps race ever run here wi(...)

Yorkhill, ridden by Ruby Walsh, won the JLT Novices Steeple Chase at the Cheltenham Festival. Photograph: Harry Trump/Getty

Yorkhill is the headline act among 24 entries for the Ryanair Gold Cup at Fairyhouse on April 16th. The Willie Mullins-trained seven-year-old was an (...)

Willie Mullins:   won the last four renewals of the two-mile heat including with  Vautour and Douvan who went on to land Cheltenham’s Supreme Novices Hurdle. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Willie Mullins has used Punchestown’s Grade 2 feature as a major stepping stone to Cheltenham’s Supreme Novices Hurdle in recent years and the champi(...)

 A Toi Phil, with Ruby Walsh  at Punchestown Racecourse: horse will run in the “Winter Festival”  at Fairyhouse this weekend. Photograph:  Ramsey Cardy/Sportsfile via Getty Images

Fresh from his extraordinary 41,277-1 Navan six-timer on Sunday, Gordon Elliott will aim to maintain some of that same momentum towards Sunday’s “Win(...)

Noel Meade: “It is maybe our most famous jumps race and it had drifted down a bit so this is fantastic news.” Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

The major prizemoney hike which will make the 2017 Boylesports Irish Grand National Ireland’s most valuable National Hunt race, with a €500,000 prize(...)

Ger Fox on Rogue Angel celebrates winning the Boylesports Irish Grand National earlier this year. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The major prize money hike which will make the 2017 Boylesports Irish Grand National Ireland’s most valuable National Hunt race, with a €500,000 prize(...)

Kylemore Lough ridden by Barry Geraghty  jump the last to win the Ryanair Gold Cup Novice Steeplechase  at Fairyhouse. Photograph:  PA Wire

If the Kerry Lee-trained Kylemore Lough secured a first cross-channel success in the Ryanair Gold Cup for almost 30 years, Jer’s Girl’s victory in Fai(...)

Willie Mullins: plans a rare raid at Taunton today where Ruby Walsh will pilot Myska  in a mares novice hurdle

Punchestown officials are “very hopeful” of staging their traditional New Year’s Eve card despite predictions of up to 50mms of rain falling within 2(...)

The showcase race at the Easter Festival is the Boylesports Irish Grand National, which this year has an increased prize pot of €275,000

It will plate about 2,100 corporate dinners, serve about 32,000 pints of beer and attract 1,000 visitors from Britain. This year’s Easter Festi(...)

Unlike in previous winters, Punchestown has had no ground frost this year, so tomorrow’s card is not expected to be disrupted, according  racing manager Richie Galway. Photograph: Donall Farmer/INPHO

Punchestown officials are confident tomorrow’s Boylesports Tied Cottage Chase meeting will go ahead despite a forecast of overnight temperatures low a(...)

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