Sheila Lavery

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Irish racing’s regulatory body expects to appoint an outside organisation to help monitor betting trends and investigate rule breaches within the next(...)

Dundalk racecourse “There are horses running here almost week in, week out. There are absolutely no welfare concerns,”said Dundalk track chief executive Jim Martin. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The chief executive of Dundalk has insisted there are no welfare concerns about the beleaguered track and stoutly defended Ireland’s sole all-weather (...)

Concerns have been raised that Dundalk racecourse’s  12-year-old Polytrack is too fast and that horses are returning stiff and sore after racing.  Photograph:  Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Horse Racing Ireland (HRI) will consider running extra turf fixtures amid continuing unease among trainers and jockeys about the state of the all-weat(...)

Mendelssohn with Ryan Moore up wins the Breeders Cup Juvenile Turf at Del Mar Race Track in November last year  in Del Mar, California. Photograph:  Horsephotos/Getty

  The priority put on Mendelssohn’s potential Breeders Cup Classic challenge is underlined by Ryan Moore opting to go to New York on Saturda(...)

 Fairyland is one of trainer Aidan O’Brien’s entries in the Group One Cheveley Park Stakes at Newbury on Saturday. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Aidan O’Brien’s exciting juvenile star Ten Sovereigns is odds-on to maintain his unbeaten record in Saturday’s Juddmonte Middle Park Stakes at Newmark(...)

Lady Kaya will bid to give Sheila Lavery a maiden Group One success at Newmarket. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

 Europe’s premier autumn yearling sales kick off this week but Lady Kaya’s tilt at Group One glory in Saturday’s Juddmonte Cheveley Park Stakes i(...)

Ryan Moore on Flag Of Honour goes clear to win the Irish St Leger at the Curragh. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Flag Of Honour saved Aidan O’Brien’s “Irish Champions Weekend” honour when giving the champion trainer a Leger double at the Curragh on Sunday. Just (...)

Danny Mullins on Riven Light wins the the Colm Quinn BMW Mile Handicap on day two of the Galway Racing Festival at Ballybrit. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Riven Light sealed a Lazarus-like return to glory by putting up one of the great weight-carrying performances to win Tuesday evening’s Galway feature (...)

Wayne Lordan on Hint Of A Tint goes clear to win the Topaz Mile Handicap on day two of the Galway races. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Hint Of A Tint’s sliding handicap rating suggested a career on the wane, a suggestion the David Wachman-trained filly rebuffed in some style with a To(...)

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