Peter Roe

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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(...)

Annie Power ridden by Rugby Walsh comes home to win the Irish Stallion Farms European Breeders Fund Mares Champion Hurdle in May. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Star mare Annie Power could start the shortest-priced favourite for Sunday’s €80,000 Bar One Hatton’s Grace Hurdle since the mighty Istabraq famously(...)

A fifth of Monitise’s staff – about 200 workers in the professional services division – will move to IBM. Photograph: Odd Andersen/AFP/Getty Images

IBM has signed a partnership agreement with British mobile money company Monitise, in the latest sign that leading technology groups are pushing into (...)

Dundalk’s   floodlit all-weather track for flat racing. A floodlit jumps course is being planned for the Louth venue. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Dundalk’s plans to build a €3.5 million floodlit, jumps all-weather course, possibly opening in 2016, appear to have attracted mixed early notices wit(...)

 Jezki is fancied to advertise his Champion Hurdle claims in the Hatton’s Grace Hurdle at Fairyhouse this weekend.

Bookmakers expect Jezki to comprehensively advertise his Champion Hurdle claims when headlining Sunday’s triple-Grade One card at Fairyhouse but owner(...)

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