Sat, 06 Jun, 2020
Thu, 28 May, 2020
Mon, 25 May, 2020
Multiple Group One-winning jockey Donnacha O’Brien has announced his retirement from the saddle to embark on a training career.
Sun, 24 Nov, 2019
Some say pleasure deferred is pleasure enhanced but that is very much not the case when it comes to Royal Ascot.
Tue, 18 Jun, 2019
Few people outside racing fully realise Aidan O’Brien is Ireland’s greatest living sportsman and that Royal Ascot is his playground.
One-time Classic contender Amedeo Modigliani may make his long-awaited reappearance at Naas on Sunday.
Wed, 20 Mar, 2019
Aidan O’Brien admits Ryan Moore will find it difficult to abandon Magical in the Investec Oaks at Epsom on Friday week.
Wed, 23 May, 2018
The Minneapolis Tribune called it a masterpiece. Thirteen-year-old me couldn’t but agree.
Thu, 05 Apr, 2018
Sat, 28 Oct, 2017
Aidan O'Brien has whittled his team down to five possible runners in the Qipco Prix du Jockey Club (French Derby) at Chantilly on Sunday following the latest forfeit stage.
Tue, 30 May, 2017
A 18-year-old convicted rapist has been publicly vilified in a midlands town by local residents.
Fri, 24 Feb, 2017
Rory McIlroy does not expect to be back in action from a rib injury until the WGC-Mexico Championship in March - just a month before the Masters.
Tue, 24 Jan, 2017
Mon, 19 Sep, 2016
Wed, 17 Aug, 2016
Fri, 15 Jul, 2016
Fri, 10 Jun, 2016
Investec Derby hero Harzand could end up running in the Ladbrokes St Leger at Doncaster in the autumn.
Mon, 06 Jun, 2016
Sat, 07 May, 2016
Aidan O'Brien is considering giving Air Force Blue another chance to prove himself over a mile in the Tattersalls Irish 2,000 Guineas at the Curragh on May 21.
Mon, 02 May, 2016
Fri, 29 Apr, 2016
Tue, 12 Apr, 2016
Gleneagles familiarised himself with the dirt at Keeneland yesterday morning in preparation for the Breeders’ Cup Classic on Saturday night.
Fri, 30 Oct, 2015
Aidan O’Brien has nominated dual Guineas hero Gleneagles for the Breeders’ Cup Classic in which he could take on American Triple Crown winner American Pharoah.
Wed, 02 Sep, 2015
Amazing Maria continued her resurgent summer with victory in the Prix Rothschild at Deauville.
Mon, 03 Aug, 2015
William Buick is expecting the Curragh to suit Jack Hobbs when he runs in the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby on June 27.
Mon, 08 Jun, 2015
The GAA.ie have published an interview with former Charleville hurler, Dessie Fitzgerald, who suffered a spinal cord injury in 2011 while playing for his club.
Sat, 06 Jun, 2015
For some people social media is a means to stay connected. For others, it’s just a way to share your prolonged psychological torture of a close family member.
Fri, 05 Jun, 2015
Andrew Balding is looking forward to seeing leading Derby hope Elm Park stretch his legs on the famous Epsom turf at the Breakfast With The Stars morning today.
Tue, 26 May, 2015
Found remains a short price for the Investec Oaks despite being beaten by 25-1 outsider in Iveagh Gardens on her return to action in the Canford Cliffs EBF Athasi Stakes at the Curragh yesterday.
Tue, 05 May, 2015
Qipco 2000 Guineas favourite Gleneagles will strut his stuff at the Curragh on Sunday after Aidan O’Brien confirmed the exciting colt will be part of the Ballydoyle contingent working after racing.
Thu, 26 Mar, 2015
Irish cycling legend Sean Kelly has paid tribute to Dan Martin for the manner in which he bounced back from a dreadful run of luck this year to win one of cycling’s biggest one-day races.
Tue, 07 Oct, 2014
David O'Meara's Watchable clung on to victory in the Irish Stallion Farms European Breeders Fund "Bold Lad" Sprint Handicap at the Curragh.
Sun, 14 Sep, 2014
Noel Meade’s Galway Plate hero Road To Riches is set to be seen next at Down Royal in November.
Mon, 08 Sep, 2014
Dermot Weld has his eyes firmly fixed on the weather as he prepares his team for Irish Champions Weekend.
Sat, 06 Sep, 2014
Aidan O’Brien has two good reasons to give Tapestry her next start in the Coolmore Fastnet Rock Matron Stakes at Leopardstown on September 13.
Wed, 03 Sep, 2014
Leading owner Sheikh Hamdan Al Maktoum will wait until later in the week before deciding whether to let star fillies Taghrooda and Tarfasha lock horns for a second time in Saturday’s Darley Irish Oaks at the Curragh.
Wed, 16 Jul, 2014
Bookmakers would welcome an evening Investec Derby in principle – but warn it might not be an overwhelming success if it clashed with another major sporting event.
Tue, 08 Jul, 2014
The rematch between the English and Irish 2000 Guineas winners, Night Of Thunder and Kingman, is all set for tomorrow’s St James’s Palace Stakes.
Mon, 16 Jun, 2014
Paul Hanagan received rich praise from those associated with Taghrooda as he showed the assurance to match the athleticism of the filly beneath him to secure a first Classic winner in the Investec Oaks at Epsom yesterday.
Sat, 07 Jun, 2014
Australia was on the drift for the Investec Derby with Paddy Power yesterday but the favourite’s jockey, Joseph O’Brien, remains excited about his prospects.
Wed, 04 Jun, 2014
French star-in-waiting Prince Gibraltar stands in front of The Grey Gatsby as Kevin Ryan’s colt pitches for Classic glory in tomorrow’s Prix du Jockey Club at Chantilly.
Sat, 31 May, 2014
Aidan O’Brien has entered his unbeaten juvenile pair The Great War and War Envoy in Monday’s Alfred Nobel Rochestown Stakes at Naas.
Thu, 29 May, 2014
John Oxx is keeping his fingers crossed Ebanoran can find the necessary improvement to make his presence felt in the Investec Derby at Epsom.
Mon, 26 May, 2014
Kingman brought enlightenment to a rain-soaked afternoon at the Curragh with a spectacular victory in the Tattersalls Irish 2,000 Guineas.
Sat, 24 May, 2014
Aidan O’Brien has described Australia as “a Derby horse we’ve not had the like of before” ahead of his tilt at the Investec-sponsored Classic at Epsom on June 7.
Mon, 12 May, 2014
Andre Fabre has been a force to be reckoned with on his visits across the Channel for over two decades and finally completed a full set of British Classics through the appropriately-named Miss France in the Qipco 1000 Guineas at Newmarket yesterday.
Mon, 05 May, 2014
As a son of Galileo out of the brilliant race mare Ouija Board, Australia is certainly bred to be a Classic contender and he gets his chance in the Qipco 2000 Guineas at Newmarket today.
Sat, 03 May, 2014
Frankie Dettori believes unbeaten Arc heroine Treve may have improved again over the winter.
Wed, 09 Apr, 2014
AH SPAIN. Is there any wonder so many of us go there on holidays every year.
Sun, 06 Apr, 2014
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