Ireland

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JJ Slevin is closing in on celebrating the first anniversary of winning the Boylesports Irish Grand National on General Principle and one assumes that he will buy his mother Liz another thank you present to mark the occasion.

Big Weekend: Looking ahead to the Boylesports Irish Grand National


JJ Slevin is closing in on celebrating the first anniversary of winning the Boylesports Irish Grand National on General Principle and one assumes that he will buy his mother Liz another thank you present to mark the occasion.

Fairyhouse Easter Sunday targets for Irish Cheltenham heroes


Duc Des Genievres and Paul Townend were among the Irish-trained winners at last month’s Cheltenham Festival

Weekend Takeaways from Dundalk, Naas and Tramore


There was no doubting the most visually impressive performance over the weekend in Ireland.

Brendan Powell eager to start new role with Joseph O’Brien


Recently-retired trainer Brendan Powell is looking forward to a new chapter after revealing he is to join Joseph O’Brien’s powerful team.

Magical performance thrills O’Brien on return


Magical further enhanced her growing reputation with an impressive victory on seasonal debut in the Group Three Alleged Stakes at Naas.

Monarch Of Egypt records notable success at Naas


Monarch Of Egypt was an emphatic and notable debut winner at Naas as his sire American Pharoah proved an instant success with his first runner on the track.

O’Leary adamant Tiger Roll bid for third National not on the agenda


Owner Michael O’Leary has reiterated Tiger Roll is “very unlikely” to bid for a third Randox Health Grand National next April following his historic second triumph at Aintree on Saturday.