Michael O'leary

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Horses and jockeys on the gallops at  Gordon Elliott’s yard in Co Meath. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Michael O’Leary professes to not giving “a shite about history” or Tiger Roll’s chance of an unprecedented Grand National hat-trick at Aintree in Apri(...)

Jack Kennedy and Apple’s Jade are set to be reunited at Fairyhouse next weekend. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Apple’s Jade has history in her sights at Fairyhouse on Sunday and the prolific mare will have old ally Jack Kennedy back on board to try and help her(...)

Trainer Paul Nicholls  with last season’s King George winner Clan Des Obeaux. Photograph: Alex Davidson/Getty Images

Britain’s champion National Hunt trainer Paul Nicholls will try to foil Michael O’Leary’s hopes of a seventh successive win in the first Grade One of (...)

Brian Cooper: could return to action at Clonmel on Thursday. Photograph: Oisín Keniry/Inpho

 Cheltenham Gold Cup-winning jockey Bryan Cooper plans to get back into action later this week after almost two months without race-riding. The (...)

 Rachael Blackmore teams up with the lightweight hope Poker Party for the Tote Galway Plate. Photograph:  Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Rachael Blackmore and Bryony Frost, jump racing’s highest-profile female jockeys, have history in their sights in Wednesday evening’s Tote Galway Plat(...)

Gordon Elliott is keen to  acknowledge Michael O’Leary’s role in his remarkable rise to prominence over the last dozen years. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Gordon Elliott has conceded Michael O’Leary’s announcement that he’s winding down his involvement with the sport over the next five years came as a sh(...)

The Grade One Mares Hurdle looks an ideal opportunity for Benie Des Dieux to rebound from her final flight fall (above) at Cheltenham in March. Photograph: Inpho

There’s a changing of the seasons with Ireland’s National Hunt campaign winding up at Punchestown and coinciding with the start of the 2019 classic te(...)

Gordon Elliott’s Jury Duty (above), along with the Willie Mullins-trained Burrows Saint, and Any Second Now is favoured by the Irish Grand National big-race sponsors. Photograph: Inpho

Extensive watering is taking place at Fairyhouse to ensure “good to yielding” ground for Easter Monday’s €500,000 Boylesports Irish Grand National. I(...)

 Trainer Gordon Elliott and owner Michael O’Leary escort Tiger Roll through Summerhill village, Co Meath, after he retained the  Aintree Grand National title. Photograph: Oisín Keniry/Inpho

Michael O’Leary’s Gigginstown Stud team insists the formulation of next year’s Grand National handicap will determine whether or not Tiger Roll bids f(...)

Gordon Elliott: will have a formidable team assembled for the big race  at Aintree. Photograph: Mike Egerton/PA

Gordon Elliott has a potential record-sized team ready to line up in Saturday’s Randox Health Aintree Grand National although there’s no doubting Tige(...)

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