John Oxx and Patrick Prendergast set to join forces in new partnership

Curragh trainers John Oxx and Patrick Prendergast have joined forces to form anew partnership ahead of the commencement of the new flat turf season at Naas on March ...

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John Oxx and Patrick Prendergast to join forces in training dream team

Curragh trainers John Oxx and Patrick Prendergast have joined forces to form a new partnership ahead of the commencement of the new flat turf season at Naas on March ...

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Damien English: ‘I was blessed that I had no gallop so we started using the beach’

If ever a trainer fit the handle of this column, it is Damien English, the Balbriggan native operating out of Grougha Stables in Naul.

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Willie Mullins and Gordon Elliott on collision course

Willie Mullins has three potential runners as he bids to continue his dominance of the Sky Bet Moscow Flyer Novice Hurdle at Punchestown.

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Consultants to examine sustainability of 16 Irish dog tracks

A team of economic consultants has been appointed by the Irish Greyhound Board (IGB) to examine the financial sustainability of its 16 licenced stadiums around the ...

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Burning Ambition team harbouring festival ambition

Trainer Pierce Power said the eight-year-old will be entered at "all the Festivals".

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Major row brewing over access to Irish racing video archives

Leading trainer Ger Lyons took to Twitter yesterday to call for owners, trainers, and jockeys to withhold media access until the latest issue in the transition of ...

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Owen Byrne determined to keep Tramore Racecourse on the up and up

It is the morning after the day before but Owen Byrne is out on the track, giving the place the once over.

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If you’re not digital, it could not be more different with Racing TV

One race, one game, one day can only ever add to the information bank. It is never definitive.

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Ten races not to be missed in 2019

With a Christmas festival blitz that provided a host of surprises now in the rearview mirror, the focus turns to what lies ahead in 2019,writes Darren Norris

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Samcro all but out of Champion Hurdle picture after another disappointing effort

It would be quite a stretch to suggest Buveur D’air’s eclipse in the Christmas Hurdle at Kempton opened the door for would-be takers of his Champion ...

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What ‘snakes’ will climb the festive ladder?

With the National Hunt campaign approaching its halfway stage, Colm Greaves assesses the current state of play

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The Big Interview: The best of times for Katie Walsh and Nina Carberry

Katie Walsh and Nina Carberry were amongst the premier National Hunt jockeys of their generation, and given how their careers travelled such similar trajectories, ...

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Talent? Dungarvan’s Houlihan is a man of plenty

Some people travel a lifetime without acquiring patience and foresight so it was quite something for 17-year-old Seán Houlihan to adopt The Beatles’ ...

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