David Casey

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Melbourne Cup contender Thomas Hobson winning the Glascarn Handicap Hurdle at Fairyhouse in April. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho.

Thomas Hobson and Max Dynamite are reported to be thriving ahead of the Emirates Melbourne Cup at Flemington on November 7th. The Willie Mullins-trai(...)

 Mark Zahra riding Gailo Chop pips Katelyn Mallyon on  Johannes Vermeer in the Ladbrokes Stakes at Caulfield Racecourse, Melbourne. Photograph: Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images

The Caulfield Cup is the sole remaining leg of Australian racing’s prestigious ‘Spring Treble’ yet to be won by an Irish-trained horse but both Aidan(...)

Andrew McNamara on Hi Cloy (red and white) comes up on the outside to beat the race leader Central House ridden by Roger Loughran who appeared to think he had won. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Funny how names bubble up out of the ether in sport long after they’d leaked out one of the myriad holes in the memory bucket. Scanning through some o(...)

2015 Champion Hurdle winner Faugheen has been ruled out of this year’s Cheltenham festival. Photograph: Inpho/Donall Farmer

Willie Mullins has been dealt a hammer blow with the news that both Faugheen and Min will miss the Cheltenham Festival. Faugheen won the Stan James C(...)

State Pathologist Prof Marie Cassidy, who carried out a postmortem on Mr O’Donoghue, said his death “cannot be separated” from the burglary, despite her finding that he had significant coronary heart disease.

The family of a bachelor who died of heart attack after he discovered two men ransacking his home have hit out at the 3½-year sentences imposed on th(...)

 Douvan enjoyed a 22-length success in the Kerry Group Hilly Way Chase at Cork. Photograph:  Dan Mullan/Getty Images

Douvan dazzled on his return to action in the Kerry Group Hilly Way Chase at Cork but is set to miss the King George VI Chase at Kempton on St Stephen(...)

Aidan O’Brien is confident Bondi Beach has the attributes needed to win Tuesday’s Melbourne Cup. Photograph: Getty

Aidan O’Brien believes Bondi Beach ticks all the boxes to win Australia’s biggest race, the Emirates Melbourne Cup, run at Flemington in the early hou(...)

Frankie Dettori drives Wicklow Brave to victory ahead of Order Of St George (Ryan Moore) in the Irish St Leger at the Curragh last month. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Willie Mullins keeps inching closer to winning the Melbourne Cup and he hopes Wicklow Brave can become a Flemington hero in the “Race that stops a N(...)

Roscommon joint manager Fergal O’Donnell has stepped down and will not be invovled in 2017. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Kevin McStay looks set to take over as the sole Roscommon senior football manager in 2017. This year’s joint manager (with McStay) Fergal O’Donnell(...)

Ruby Walsh on board Clondaw Warrior celebrates victory in the Guinness Galway Handicap Hurdle at Ballybrit. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

There were narratives aplenty going into the Guinness Galway Hurdle but it was Ruby Walsh who produced a sublime punchline with the champion jockey fi(...)

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