Thu, 07 May, 2020
You don’t have to be any sort of genius to now know Notebook is a very good horse.
Sat, 28 Dec, 2019
Champion Irish National Hunt trainer Willie Mullins is missing from Royal Ascot this week through ill health.
Thu, 20 Jun, 2019
Why, oh why, has the Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board felt it necessary to tamper with the rules
Sat, 09 Mar, 2019
Six Irish trainers had skin in the game when the cards were dealt at the start of the Gold Cup yesterday and few could have guessed then that Tony Martin would come up with the strongest of those hands.
Sat, 17 Mar, 2018
Mark Walsh is rapidly developing into one of the unsung heroes of Irish National Hunt racing.
Sat, 21 Jan, 2017
It might be an exaggeration to say it represented a changing of the guard, but that unprecedented six-timer by Gordon Elliott at Navan last Sunday was some statement of intent.
Sat, 03 Dec, 2016
Here’s a briefing on some of the stories and issues highlighted on irishexaminer.com today
Tue, 09 Aug, 2016
Sat, 30 Jul, 2016
Sat, 16 Jan, 2016
Sat, 05 Dec, 2015
Leading Irish jockey Mark Walsh has been taken to hospital for X-rays after suffering an arm injury in a nasty fall at Thurles.
Fri, 27 Feb, 2015
A fledgling jockey from a racing heartland on the Cork-Waterford border is making waves within the Irish National Hunt racing scene.
Sat, 31 May, 2014
The recent dismissal of Davy Russell as first jockey to Michael O’Leary’s Gigginstown House Stud poses a question or two.
Sat, 11 Jan, 2014
Davy Russell was yesterday fired as the number one rider to Michael O’Leary’s Gigginstown House Stud.
Wed, 01 Jan, 2014
Having already rattled off a century of winners in record time, Willie Mullins has this season taken his domination of Irish National Hunt racing to another level.
Mon, 23 Dec, 2013
A press-room colleague texted last weekend to say that Willie Mullins, if his horses remain fit and healthy, will win 15 races at the Cheltenham festival.
Sat, 14 Dec, 2013
Irish winners at Cheltenham are not only good for the hordes of race-goers from the country who make the annual pilgrimage, for a successful Festival has a positive effect on the racing industry here as a whole.
Tue, 12 Mar, 2013
Prince De Beauchene could not quite cap a red-letter day for record-breaking trainer Willie Mullins as he had to settle for second in the At The Races Bobbyjo Chase at Fairyhouse.
Sat, 23 Feb, 2013
Willie Mullins is currently dominating Irish National Hunt racing in a manner not seen since the days of the late Tom Dreaper.
Sat, 02 Feb, 2013
Champion jockeys Davy Russell and Nina Carberry, along with legendary owner JP McManus, were amongst those honoured at the annual Irish National Hunt Awards on Sunday night.
Tue, 01 May, 2012
JP McManus has a strong hand in the Ladbrokes Irish Grand National with ante-post 8-1 favourite Groody Hill set to be joined by his Cheltenham Festival winner Alfie Sherrin and Pertemps Final runner-up Catch Me at Fairyhouse on April 9.
Wed, 28 Mar, 2012
Leading Irish National Hunt jockey Paul Carberry feels the controversial new whip rules enforced in Britain lack common sense.
Wed, 26 Oct, 2011
JOHNNY Murtagh is the latest jockey based in Ireland to announce that he will dramatically reduce his riding appearances in Britain because of the controversial new whip rules.
Johnny Murtagh is the latest jockey based in Ireland to announce that he will dramatically reduce his riding appearances in Britain because of the controversial new whip rules.
Tue, 25 Oct, 2011
NOT content with taking all before him at the Cheltenham Festival, Willie Mullins landed the totesport Ebor at York with the diminutive mare Sesenta in a thrilling finish from hot favourite Changingoftheguard.
Thu, 20 Aug, 2009
FOR many people it is the romance of racing that is the attraction; of being part of – or merely witnessing – fabled stories which are ultimately woven into the very fabric of the sport and become legend.
Thu, 30 Apr, 2009
Master Minded looks set to line up at the Punchestown Festival next week after connections decided to supplement him for Tuesday's Kerrygold Champion Chase.
Fri, 24 Apr, 2009
Master Minded looks set to line up at the Punchestown Festival next week after connections decided to supplement him for Tuesday’s Kerrygold Champion Chase.
Thu, 23 Apr, 2009
EBAZIYAN will return to the scene of his finest hour for a crack at the Smurfit Kappa Champion Hurdle following his return to winning form under Ruby Walsh at Leopardstown yesterday.
Mon, 02 Mar, 2009
Plumpton sense they may be about to share in a slice of racing history tomorrow when Tony McCoy takes centre stage in his bid to achieve 3,000 British and Irish National Hunt winners.
Sun, 08 Feb, 2009
Tony McCoy endured a blank day at Kempton today in his protracted quest to achieve 3,000 British and Irish National Hunt winners.
Sat, 07 Feb, 2009
Tony McCoy will head to Taunton this afternoon in his continuing quest to reach 3,000 British and Irish National Hunt winners.
Thu, 05 Feb, 2009
Tony McCoy’s bid to reach 3,000 British and Irish National Hunt winners has stalled again today, thanks to Carlisle’s abandonment.
Wed, 04 Feb, 2009
This afternoon’s meeting at Wincanton has passed an early-morning precautionary inspection.
Thu, 29 Jan, 2009
The Tony McCoy roadshow moves on to Wincanton tomorrow as he chases down the milestone of 3,000 British and Irish National Hunt winners.
Wed, 28 Jan, 2009
RUBY Walsh rode his 1000th winner as the Dessie Hughes-trained Rare Article grabbed a last-gasp success at Sligo yesterday.
Mon, 05 May, 2008
Ruby Walsh rode his 1000th winner as the Dessie Hughes-trained Rare Article grabbed a last-gasp success at Sligo.
Sun, 04 May, 2008
DESCRIBING Philip Carberry as having been around the block once or twice is hardly wide of the mark, considering he’s now in his ninth season as a professional jockey.
Tue, 11 Mar, 2008
Ballymore have announced their sponsorship of the inaugural fifth day of the Punchestown Festival
Mon, 28 Jan, 2008
THE Galway Festival kicks off on Monday, but already the Irish Examiner has landed the biggest winner of the week.
Sat, 28 Jul, 2007
Sat, 18 Mar, 2006
A one-week holiday during the Irish National Hunt season is to be introduced next summer.
Wed, 27 Jul, 2005
Sat, 09 Oct, 2004
YOU literally run out of superlatives when attempting to do justice to the extraordinary Limestone Lad.
Mon, 02 Dec, 2002
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