Never-say-die attitude serving McGrath well in injury-hit career

He never sat on a racehorse until arriving at the Racing Academy and Centre of Education (RACE) in Kildare as a 15-year-old but six years later, Jerry McGrath was ...

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Jockeys' finances vulnerable to lengthy shutdown of British racing

The UK's Professional Jockeys Association fears a racing shutdown of longer than a week may quickly begin to have severe financial consequences for some of its members. ...

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Equine flu forces six-day shutdown for British racing

There will be no racing in Britain until February 13 at the earliest, the British Horseracing Authority has announced.

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Johne Murphy converts sporting passion from Thomond Park back to the track

Johne Murphy is best known on these shores as a Munster rugby player who also had a very successful stint with Leicester in England, having learned the game at Newbridge ...

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Arvico Bleu can make all in Thurles opener

Trust Arvico Bleu to put his experience to good use in the Templemore Beginners Chase, which opens today’s seven-race card in Thurles.

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Dowling ‘over the moon’ as Ballymac Enya powers to Oaks glory

Emotions ran high at Powerstown Park as the 94th national coursing meeting came to a close, the owners of both classic winners overcome by it all as they drank in ...

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Reynolds hints at more to come after setting new Irish record

Judy Reynolds’ record performance in the Amsterdam round of the FEI Dressage World Cup at the weekend keeps her hopes of making the April final in Gothenburg ...

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Cautious optimism Dublin Racing Festival will beat cold snap

Officials at Leopardstown remain hopeful this weekend's Dublin Racing Festival will go ahead as scheduled, despite the forecast for potential snow.

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Watch: Whippet sprints off and chases after horse in new Fenton-style viral hit

Trainer Jamie Osborne was left helplessly shouting “Bobby, Bobby, Bobby come here” as the dog disappeared into the distance.

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Altior returns with Big Buck’s record in his sights

Nicky Henderson returns Altior to the fray at Ascot today as the superstar two-miler seeks to extend his remarkable winning run over jumps in a three-runner renewal ...

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