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Horse-racing - Sunday 4 August, 2019

It's Sunday so here are 10 of our favourite images from the sporting week

Some of the defining moments from the last week of sporting action.

Enigmatic Yorkhill claims big victory on final day at Galway

Meanwhile Gerry Keane saddled the most valuable winner of his career when Laughifuwant landed the feature Irish Stallion Farms EBF Ahonoora Handicap.

Horse-racing - Saturday 3 August, 2019

Great Trango gives Fethard trainer Kelly biggest win of his career at Galway

The victory came in today’s feature race, the Galway Shopping Centre Handicap Hurdle.

Weekend tips: Mr Everest can climb Galway hill in style

The action continues in Ballybrit today.

Horse-racing - Friday 2 August, 2019

Johnny Ward: Goodwood farce shows lack of respect for one of Irish racing's big days

British racing must confront the reality that far too many of its races go off late, writes Johnny Ward.

Horse-racing - Thursday 1 August, 2019

Power guides Tudor City to Galway Hurdle glory in thrilling finish

The Tony Martin-trained horse came fast and late under Robbie Power on day four at Ballybrit.

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Horse-racing - Wednesday 31 July, 2019

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Delight for Gordon Elliott as Borice claims thrilling Galway Plate

Wednesday’s win was a third in four years for Elliott, who enjoyed success last season with Clarcam.

Horse-racing - Tuesday 30 July, 2019

Saltonstall reigns supreme to land Premier Handicap in Galway

Colin Keane steered the 9-1 shot to victory trainer Ado McGuinness.

How to win at the Galway Races, the hard way

A year ago, Mark Enright notched his biggest career win at Ballybrit. The 33-1 victory came after the jockey, with lots of help, recovered from depression.

Donn McClean: Townend overcomes adversity for glorious Galway win

The Cork jockey was the star of the show on Monday.

Horse-racing - Monday 29 July, 2019

Jody Townend completes comeback from serious injury with big Galway win

The 21-year-old steered the Willie Mullins-trained mare home.

Horse-racing - Saturday 27 July, 2019

Enable shows guts and class to fend off Crystal Ocean and claim King George VI Chase

The brilliant daughter of Nathaniel showcased her typically immense attitude on Saturday evening.

Horse-racing - Friday 26 July, 2019

Both great and good needed to get The Curragh back on track

The Kildare venue needs to reconnect with the county, writes Johnny Ward.

Horse-racing - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

From Royal Ascot to the Kingdom, Frankie Dettori's summer reign is remarkable

The Italian’s incredible career continues, writes Donn McClean.

Horse-racing - Sunday 21 July, 2019

Another sprint star for Lynam as Soffia storms to victory at the Curragh

Declan McDonagh guided the filly to victory on Sunday afternoon.

Horse-racing - Saturday 20 July, 2019

Gosden and Frankie to the fore again in Irish Oaks

The daughter of Sea The Stars was given the perfect front-running ride by Dettori at the Curragh .

Horse-racing - Friday 19 July, 2019

Derby weekend shows new boss at the Curragh needs to win back local support

The redeveloped venue has a challenge ahead, writes Johnny Ward.

Horse-racing - Tuesday 16 July, 2019

Donn McClean: Exciting times ahead as Ten Sovereigns delivers on July promise

Donn McClean maps out the next destination for the Ballydoyle sprint star.

'Voice of greyhound racing' Michael Fortune dies at 70 RIP

'Voice of greyhound racing' Michael Fortune dies at 70

‘He saw it as an honour to share his love for the sport to anyone who would listen.’

Horse-racing - Sunday 14 July, 2019

Simon Zebo captures Donnacha Ryan's modelling skills and more Tweets of the week

Here’s the best of what the world of sport had to offer on Twitter over the past seven days.

Horse-racing - Friday 12 July, 2019

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Appreciating the evergreen, quiet genius still riding out in his 80s

The 82-year-old trainer John Kiely has run four horses, this season. All have won, writes Johnny Ward.

Horse-racing - Tuesday 9 July, 2019

Donn McClean: Enable's place in racing history is already assured, but she can achieve even more

With Frankie Dettori on board, the John Gosden-trained five-year-old impressed in the Coral-Eclipse Stakes on Saturday.

Horse-racing - Saturday 6 July, 2019

Mighty mare Enable powers to Eclipse victory at Sandown

The John Godsen-trained superstar filly etched her name into history.

Weekend tips: Step up in trip should suit unexposed and consistent filly

Richard Forristal makes his Saturday selections.

Horse-racing - Friday 5 July, 2019

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'A huge personality': Tributes paid as racing pundit John McCririck dies aged 79

The presenter was one of the best known faces in the sport.

Johnny Ward: Curragh punters left in the dark over jockey swap confusion

Incident emphasises how far horse racing bosses still have to go to get the basics right.

Horse-racing - Thursday 4 July, 2019

Galway festival ruled out for Geraghty as he recovers from broken tibia and fibula

The jockey is now aiming for a comeback at the Listowel Festival.

Horse-racing - Tuesday 2 July, 2019

Stunning Sovereign basks in Irish Derby success after memorable weekend for Aidan O'Brien

Donn McClean reflects on the surprise winner’s performance at The Curragh on Saturday.

Horse-racing - Sunday 30 June, 2019

It's Sunday so here are 10 of our favourite images from the sporting week

Some of the defining moments from a busy week of sporting action.

Horse-racing - Saturday 29 June, 2019

33-1 shot Sovereign steals Irish Derby to cause huge shock

The outsider strode to a commanding victory at the Curragh today.

Horse-racing - Friday 28 June, 2019

Johnny Ward: Developer unveils grand plans to build new €100m racetrack in Palmerstown

Luke Comer proposes to build the Belmont-style track and lease it back to Horse Racing Ireland, writes Johnny Ward.

Horse-racing - Wednesday 26 June, 2019

GAA turn down Curragh's request to move Kildare and Tyrone qualifier at Newbridge

‘It’s just an unfortunate clash as they are both important events,’ Curragh boss Derek McGrath said.

'Whatever beats him will win': Prendergast bullish on Madhmoon's Derby chances

Ryan Moore to partner favourite Anthony van Dyck at the Curragh on Saturday.

Horse-racing - Tuesday 25 June, 2019

Donn McClean: Magnificent Dettori crowns a week to remember at Royal Ascot

Lots to digest, and lots to whet the appetite, writes Donn McClean in this week’s column.

Horse-racing - Monday 24 June, 2019

Hall of Fame trainer banned as Santa Anita’s troubled season ends with 30 horse deaths

The track’s mortality rate has caused ructions within American horse racing, particularly in California.

Horse-racing - Friday 21 June, 2019

Weekend tipping: Invincible Army can conquer at Ascot

It’s all about Ascot.

No escape from lure of horse ownership for me after Operation Houdini

Johnny Ward trots down memory lane and praises the humble claimer.

Horse-racing - Thursday 20 June, 2019

Dettori completes Royal Ascot four-timer on Stradivarius in Gold Cup

The Italian jockey guided Stradivarius to back-to-back Gold Cup victories.