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Horse-racing - Friday 11 June, 2021

Here's your TV guide to a jam-packed weekend of sport
# On The Box
# On The Box

Here's your TV guide to a jam-packed weekend of sport

Fri 12:48 PM 21,491 Views 13 Comments

Euro 2020 kicks-off later today.

Horse-racing - Saturday 5 June, 2021

Adam Kirby lands 16/1 Derby dream after losing his original ride earlier this week
# Adayar
# Adayar

Adam Kirby lands 16/1 Derby dream after losing his original ride earlier this week

Jun 5th 2021, 4:58 PM 3,588 Views 1 Comment

Adayar gives Charlie Appleby his second win in the Epsom showpiece.

Horse-racing - Friday 4 June, 2021

Snowfall storms to Oaks glory for O’Brien and Dettori
# Victory
# Victory

Snowfall storms to Oaks glory for O’Brien and Dettori

Jun 4th 2021, 5:01 PM 3,423 Views 2 Comments

Ballydoyle filly proves irresistible in Epsom Classic – with winning distance a race record.

Galway trainer Stephen Mahon handed four-year ban for breaches including neglect
# Suspended
# Suspended

Galway trainer Stephen Mahon handed four-year ban for breaches including neglect

Jun 4th 2021, 11:16 AM 2,674 Views 1 Comment

Mahon was found to have breached rules relating to animal welfare, neglect and proper supervision.

Horse-racing - Thursday 3 June, 2021

Legendary US trainer hit with two-year ban from Kentucky Derby over doping case
# Suspension
# Suspension

Legendary US trainer hit with two-year ban from Kentucky Derby over doping case

Jun 3rd 2021, 10:52 AM 4,110 Views 5 Comments

A positive test was confirmed against Bob Baffert’s horse Medina Spirit.

Horse-racing - Sunday 30 May, 2021

Schalke, Ballymurphy, and the rest of the week's best sportswriting
# Good Reads
# Good Reads

Schalke, Ballymurphy, and the rest of the week's best sportswriting

May 30th 2021, 8:30 AM 3,608 Views 1 Comment

Sit back and enjoy some of our favorite reads from the last week.

Horse-racing - Friday 28 May, 2021

Government confirms plans to allow supporters back into stadiums from 7 June
# Open The Gates
# Open The Gates

Government confirms plans to allow supporters back into stadiums from 7 June

May 28th 2021, 6:27 PM 15,180 Views 4 Comments

Taoiseach Micheál Martin announced the latest easing of restrictions this evening.

Here's your TV guide for this weekend of sport
# On The Box
# On The Box

Here's your TV guide for this weekend of sport

May 28th 2021, 7:45 AM 25,075 Views 11 Comments

Get ready to settle into this lot over the weekend.

Horse-racing - Sunday 23 May, 2021

Barney Curley: Famed gambler and former horse racing trainer dies aged 81
# Giving A Little Back
# Giving A Little Back

Barney Curley: Famed gambler and former horse racing trainer dies aged 81

May 23rd 2021, 9:36 PM 5,155 Views 2 Comments

Racing world pays tribute to man who also did tireless work for charity.

Rachael Blackmore out of luck in France as ‘amazing’ Docteur De Ballon lands Auteuil repeat
# Mixed Fortunes
# Mixed Fortunes

Rachael Blackmore out of luck in France as ‘amazing’ Docteur De Ballon lands Auteuil repeat

May 23rd 2021, 4:55 PM 6,865 Views 0 Comments

Louisa Carberry-trained nine-year-old on top again in Grand Steeple-Chase de Paris.

Horse-racing - Saturday 22 May, 2021

Mac Swiney leads home Irish Guineas one-two for Jim Bolger
# The Curragh
# The Curragh

Mac Swiney leads home Irish Guineas one-two for Jim Bolger

May 22nd 2021, 4:02 PM 2,646 Views 5 Comments

Poetic Flare came home second in Curragh Classic.

Green light at the Curragh after early inspection
# And They're Off
# And They're Off

Green light at the Curragh after early inspection

May 22nd 2021, 9:44 AM 1,419 Views 0 Comments

Irish 2,000 Guineas meeting passes inspection

Horse-racing - Friday 21 May, 2021

Rachael Blackmore targeting another piece of history in 'French Gold Cup' this weekend
# Grand Steep
# Grand Steep

Rachael Blackmore targeting another piece of history in 'French Gold Cup' this weekend

May 21st 2021, 5:23 PM 3,484 Views 1 Comment

National-winning jockey rides Ajas in Grand Steeple-Chase de Paris.

Curragh to inspect before Saturday’s Irish 2,000 Guineas card
# Unseasonable
# Unseasonable

Curragh to inspect before Saturday’s Irish 2,000 Guineas card

May 21st 2021, 9:08 AM 1,716 Views 1 Comment

The track is waterlogged on parts of track after heavy rain.

Horse-racing - Sunday 16 May, 2021

Here's what is coming up for members of The42 this week
# Extra Extra
# Extra Extra

Here's what is coming up for members of The42 this week

May 16th 2021, 8:00 PM 1,676 Views 0 Comments

Fancy treating yourself to even more top-class sports coverage while also supporting The42?

Horse-racing - Saturday 15 May, 2021

John Leeper maintains family honour at Newmarket
# Pedigree
# Pedigree

John Leeper maintains family honour at Newmarket

May 15th 2021, 3:59 PM 1,822 Views 1 Comment

Regally-bred Ed Dunlop colt makes waves in Derby market.

Horse-racing - Friday 14 May, 2021

Here's your TV guide to a jam-packed weekend of sport
# On The Box
# On The Box

Here's your TV guide to a jam-packed weekend of sport

May 14th 2021, 7:31 AM 24,367 Views 9 Comments

There’s plenty in store.

Horse-racing - Monday 10 May, 2021

Samcro back in business with Killarney victory
# Winning Ways
# Winning Ways

Samcro back in business with Killarney victory

May 10th 2021, 7:31 PM 3,040 Views 1 Comment

Dual Cheltenham Festival hero digs deep for Grade Three success.

Trainer Jessica Harrington given two-week ban and fine for breaking Covid-19 protocols
# Ruling
# Ruling

Trainer Jessica Harrington given two-week ban and fine for breaking Covid-19 protocols

May 10th 2021, 6:19 PM 6,321 Views 6 Comments

Harrington travelled to Aintree last month without staying in the ‘Irish bubble’.

Horse-racing - Sunday 9 May, 2021

Hat-trick of winners for Blackmore on opening card at Killarney
# Treble Winner
# Treble Winner

Hat-trick of winners for Blackmore on opening card at Killarney

May 9th 2021, 8:01 PM 4,212 Views 0 Comments

It was another successful day for the star jockey.

Bolshoi Ballet powers to Derrinstown Stud Derby Trial demolition
# You Little Dancer
# You Little Dancer

Bolshoi Ballet powers to Derrinstown Stud Derby Trial demolition

May 9th 2021, 4:10 PM 2,430 Views 0 Comments

O’Brien colt takes over clear favouritism for Epsom.

Horse-racing - Saturday 8 May, 2021

Faugheen, Douvan and Benie Des Dieux all retired
# End Of An Era
# End Of An Era

Faugheen, Douvan and Benie Des Dieux all retired

May 8th 2021, 11:46 AM 3,525 Views 3 Comments

‘We have been blessed to have owned some special horses, but Faugheen will always have a special place amongst them.’

Horse-racing - Friday 7 May, 2021

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz
# Let's Get Quizzical
# Let's Get Quizzical

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

May 7th 2021, 5:00 PM 29,483 Views 10 Comments

How closely have you been paying attention to this week’s headlines?

Here's your TV guide for this weekend of sport
# On The Box
# On The Box

Here's your TV guide for this weekend of sport

Updated May 7th 2021, 12:00 PM 27,007 Views 13 Comments

There’s plenty in store.

Horse-racing - Tuesday 4 May, 2021

'Mullins had his 15th championship in the bag before Punchestown but it didn’t stop him dominating'
# Review
# Review

'Mullins had his 15th championship in the bag before Punchestown but it didn’t stop him dominating'

May 4th 2021, 7:00 AM 3,577 Views 2 Comments

Donn McClean takes a look back at the 2021 Punchestown Festival and Willie Mullins’ 19-winner haul.

Horse-racing - Sunday 2 May, 2021

Mother Earth strikes for O’Brien and Dettori in 1000 Guineas
# Racing
# Racing

Mother Earth strikes for O’Brien and Dettori in 1000 Guineas

May 2nd 2021, 4:19 PM 2,735 Views 2 Comments

Third fillies’ Classic in a row for Ballydoyle – and fifth in last six years.

Horse-racing - Saturday 1 May, 2021

Willie Mullins and Noel Meade land the Grade 1 victories on the final day at Punchestown
# Racing
# Racing

Willie Mullins and Noel Meade land the Grade 1 victories on the final day at Punchestown

May 1st 2021, 5:21 PM 2,846 Views 0 Comments

The 2021 Festival finished today.

Jim Bolger and Kevin Manning take 2000 Guineas spoils for second time
# Newmarket
# Newmarket

Jim Bolger and Kevin Manning take 2000 Guineas spoils for second time

May 1st 2021, 4:19 PM 3,473 Views 5 Comments

Poetic Flare claims Classic glory after pulsating battle with Master Of The Seas.

Horse-racing - Friday 30 April, 2021

Honeysuckle and Blackmore claim Punchestown Champion Hurdle with dominant performance
# Unbeaten
# Unbeaten

Honeysuckle and Blackmore claim Punchestown Champion Hurdle with dominant performance

Apr 30th 2021, 5:56 PM 3,545 Views 3 Comments

Henry de Bromhead’s mare extended her remarkable unbeaten run this evening.

Cheltenham hero Bob Olinger withdrawn from Punchestown at late notice due to coughing
# Ruled Out
# Ruled Out

Cheltenham hero Bob Olinger withdrawn from Punchestown at late notice due to coughing

Apr 30th 2021, 11:06 AM 2,245 Views 8 Comments

Henry de Bromhead’s Ballymore Novices’ Hurdle winner will not take part in today’s Champion Novice Hurdle.

Horse-racing - Thursday 29 April, 2021

Dream return for Klassical with Stayers success and Energumene impresses with easy Ryanair triumph
# Punchestown
# Punchestown

Dream return for Klassical with Stayers success and Energumene impresses with easy Ryanair triumph

Updated Apr 29th 2021, 7:09 PM 2,018 Views 2 Comments

Grade One glory for Mullins’ runner after lengthy absence.

Horse-racing - Wednesday 28 April, 2021

More racing glory for Alex Ferguson with Punchestown Gold Cup win
# Clan Des Obeaux
# Clan Des Obeaux

More racing glory for Alex Ferguson with Punchestown Gold Cup win

Apr 28th 2021, 8:00 PM 21,617 Views 4 Comments

Paul Nicholls’ dual King George hero sees off Al Boum Photo.

Townend moves six clear of Blackmore in championship race
# Title Challenge
# Title Challenge

Townend moves six clear of Blackmore in championship race

Updated Apr 28th 2021, 6:47 PM 2,674 Views 0 Comments

Galopin Des Champs keeps up momentum for reigning champion.

Honeysuckle heads Punchestown’s Champion Hurdle field
# Sweet Spot
# Sweet Spot

Honeysuckle heads Punchestown’s Champion Hurdle field

Apr 28th 2021, 11:31 AM 1,862 Views 0 Comments

De Bromhead’s brilliant mare to face seven rivals on Friday.

Horse-racing - Tuesday 27 April, 2021

Colreevy shocks big guns to cap racing career with Punchestown glory
# Racing
# Racing

Colreevy shocks big guns to cap racing career with Punchestown glory

Apr 27th 2021, 7:05 PM 3,369 Views 1 Comment

Mullins’ mare stuns Monkfish and Envoi Allen with all-the-way success.

Chacun Pour Soi back to brilliant best at Punchestown for Townend and Mullins
# Racing
# Racing

Chacun Pour Soi back to brilliant best at Punchestown for Townend and Mullins

Updated Apr 27th 2021, 5:32 PM 2,489 Views 3 Comments

Smart mare Echoes In Rain adds to Mullins haul in Grade One contest.

Horse-racing - Monday 26 April, 2021

Gold Cup hero Minella Indo ruled out of Punchestown with bruised foot
# Non-runner
# Non-runner

Gold Cup hero Minella Indo ruled out of Punchestown with bruised foot

Apr 26th 2021, 5:21 PM 2,337 Views 0 Comments

Henry de Bromhead’s Cheltenham hero meets with late setback.

Donn McClean: Expect fireworks as Townend and Blackmore do battle for jockey's title
# Climactic
# Climactic

Donn McClean: Expect fireworks as Townend and Blackmore do battle for jockey's title

Apr 26th 2021, 4:48 PM 15,095 Views 8 Comments

There will be intriguing clashes all week at Punchestown between the pair of leading jockeys, and their amateur equivalents, beginning tomorrow.

Horse-racing - Sunday 25 April, 2021

Baron Samedi surprises Vintage Crop rivals at Navan for Joseph O'Brien
# Outsider
# Outsider

Baron Samedi surprises Vintage Crop rivals at Navan for Joseph O'Brien

Apr 25th 2021, 6:07 PM 5,470 Views 2 Comments

Hot favourite Santiago only fourth as 20-1 shot shines at Navan.

Townend back in action for Punchestown as title race with Blackmore nears end
# Racing
# Racing

Townend back in action for Punchestown as title race with Blackmore nears end

Apr 25th 2021, 2:46 PM 4,144 Views 0 Comments

Champion booked for three rides on day one after foot injury.

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