Ireland

Horse Racing Ireland (HRI) is the national authority for thoroughbred racing in Ireland, with responsibility for the governance, development and promotion of the industry under the Horse and Greyho


The former Irish champion jockey was on hand to launch a groundbreaking new study

Ruby Walsh helps launch new study into impact of concussions


The former Irish champion jockey was on hand to launch a groundbreaking new study

Inside Track: Five things to look out for this weekend


Blockbuster weekend in store with races at Punchestown, Sandown and Cork

Envoi Allen defies Abacadabras in Royal Bond duel as Elliott novices dominate


Gordon Elliott's stable underlines strength in depth

Joseph O'Brien makes history as Iridessa gives Europe first winner


O'Brien celebrated his first success at the Breeders' Cup this year.

Aidan O'Brien favouring Melbourne Cup tilt with Magic Wand


Magic Wand will lead the Irish raiding party for next week's Melbourne Cup - known as the 'race that stops a nation'

Weekend Takeaways from Longines Irish Champions Weekend


Racing, take a bow
Self-congratulation always comes across a bit naff but the entire racing community is entitled to clap itself on the back after the extraordinary scenes at the Curragh yesterday.

Big Weekend: Longines Irish Champions Weekend Races to Watch


Normally when a programme is laden with the type of quality that has become a watchword for Longines Irish Champions Weekend, selecting one race to watch is impossible. And though we will select three this term, the choice of the most mouth-watering and important contest is easy.