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Dublin: 8 °C Tuesday 18 June, 2019

Horse-racing - Monday 6 May, 2019

Magical day for Aidan O'Brien at the new-look Curragh

The Kildare course hosted its first day of racing since an €80 million redevelopment on Bank Holiday Monday.

Magic Monday in store on big day for Irish racing at the revamped Curragh

Racing fans will get a first glimpse of the Kildare venue’s multi-million Euro redevelopment today.

Horse-racing - Sunday 5 May, 2019

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

All the action from a different angle.

Hermosa wins 1,000 Guineas for Aidan O'Brien

It caps a successful weekend for the trainer after his success with Magna Grecia in yesterday’s 2,000 Guineas.

A time when Dublin GAA stars stepped out in flared jeans and more Tweets of the Week

Also featuring Peter Crouch and Aidan O’Mahony.

Horse-racing - Saturday 4 May, 2019

Raffles rounds off fine week for Henderson as Benie Des Dieux seals Annie Power win

The big winners on a busy day at Punchestown.

Magna Grecia claims 10th 2,000 Guineas for 'unbelievable' Aidan O'Brien

This was the Irish trainer’s third consecutive 2,000 victory after Churchill in 2017 and Saxon Warrior last year.

Hurricane Darwin the value option on the final day at Punchestown

The nine-year-old arrives fresher than most and has some rock-solid form at the track.

Horse-racing - Friday 3 May, 2019

Buveur D'Air rebounds with Punchestown triumph under Davy Russell

JP McManus’ top-class hurdler reversed the Aintree placings with Supasundae at the Kildare venue.

Weekend tips: Dettori can clean up with Advertise in the 2000 Guineas

There’s loads of racing to look forward to over the bank holiday weekend, writes Thom Malone.

'Ruby was always there to help and advise me. It was brilliant that he could go out on his own terms'

Betway brand ambassador Katie Walsh reflects on her brother’s incredible career in the saddle after his announcement at Punchestown this week.

Johnny Ward: 86-year-old Prendergast keeps rolling back the years with Guineas dream

Johnny Ward pays tribute to the invincible spirit of the legendary KP ahead of Saturday’s big one at Newmarket.

Horse-racing - Thursday 2 May, 2019

Power proves worthy replacement for Ruby Walsh by clinching victory for Mullins Winner Alright This post contains videos

Power proves worthy replacement for Ruby Walsh by clinching victory for Mullins

Chacun Pour Soi stormed to victory in the Ryanair Novice Chase at Punchestown.

Defi the banker in Ryanair Novice Chase on day three at Punchestown

Here are your top tips for today’s action on the Kildare track.

A Life in the Saddle: Ruby bids farewell to racing the only way he knows how

Johnny Ward looks back on Walsh’s glittering career after a legend of the sport retires.

Horse-racing - Wednesday 1 May, 2019

From TheJournal.ie President Higgins thanks Ruby Walsh for 'outstanding contributions' to Ireland's reputation Retirement

President Higgins thanks Ruby Walsh for 'outstanding contributions' to Ireland's reputation

The president wrote to Walsh to wish him a successful retirement.

Ruby rides off into the sunset, while Minella Indo completes a Cheltenham-Punchestown double

Catch up on all the evening’s racing action as a legend of the sport bows out.

Ruby Walsh announces retirement from racing after Punchestown Gold Cup win

The 12-time Irish champion jockey this evening called time on a remarkable career.

Donn McClean: Un De Sceaux shines brightest among the stars at Punchestown

Klassical Dream and Delta Work impressed – but it was an old favourite who stole the show.

'If you ride a winner in Cheltenham, it’s like Salah scoring a goal in front of the Kop'

Diehard Liverpool fan Robbie Power is hoping for a big week on two fronts.

Horse-racing - Tuesday 30 April, 2019

Un De Sceaux powers home ahead of stablemate Min to defend Champion Chase Punchestown This post contains videos

Un De Sceaux powers home ahead of stablemate Min to defend Champion Chase

Klassical Dream took the Champion Hurdle earlier on Tuesday evening.

The Punchestown Festival starts today - and here are two tips to get you off to a flyer

It might pay to look towards the bottom of the weights in the Killashee Handicap Hurdle.

Horse-racing - Sunday 28 April, 2019

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

All the action from a different angle.

Horse-racing - Saturday 27 April, 2019

Untouchable Altior makes national hunt history with 19th straight victory

Nicky Henderson confirms plans to step up his star to three miles next season.

Buveur D'Air to spearhead Nicky Henderson's Punchestown challenge

The two-time Champion Hurdle hero leads the trainer’s formidable looking line-up for next week’s meet.

Horse-racing - Friday 26 April, 2019

One of Willie Mullins' forgotten stars could return to action at Punchestown

Douvan hasn’t run since last year’s Punchestown Festival.

Weekend tips: Present Man a gift with Bryony Frost on board at Sandown

There’s plenty of action this weekend, writes Thom Malone.

'I’m like a bad smell, I'm going nowhere' - Ruby rejects retirement rumours

The champion jockey is focused on next week’s Punchestown Festival.

All-weather Dundalk deserves to be put on the right track for future success

The Co Louth venue is hugely important to Irish racing, writes Johnny Ward.

Horse-racing - Wednesday 24 April, 2019

Irish Grand National triumph has Ruby dreaming of conquering Aintree with Burrows Saint

He may be only six, but the sky is the limit after Easter Monday’s success for Willie Mullins, writes Donn McClean.

Townend set for Al Boum Photo ride at Punchestown next week

Willie Mullins has given the green light for Al Boum Photo and Kemboy to take each other on.

Horse-racing - Monday 22 April, 2019

Burrows Saint lands maiden Irish Grand National for Willie Mullins

Ruby Walsh steered the 6-1 shot to victory today at Fairyhouse.

Horse-racing - Sunday 21 April, 2019

Voix Du Reve leads home a Gold Cup one-two for Willie Mullins at Fairyhouse

Meanwhile, Honeysuckle provided Rachael Blackmore with a first Irish Grade 1 victory.

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

All the action from a different angle.

Horse-racing - Friday 19 April, 2019

Weekend tips: Benny is a friend of yours and Orr's dedication to pay dividends in Cork

Away from Fairyhouse there are plenty of punting opportunities this weekend, writes Thom Malone.

Johnny Ward: 'Mesmerising' Curragh redevelopment gives Flat racing a home to be proud of

Johnny Ward pays a visit to the redeveloped track ahead of its opening meeting on 6 May.

Horse-racing - Wednesday 17 April, 2019

Last year's winner Elliott aiming to break his own record and run 14 in Irish Grand National

General Principle will be attempting to become the first back-to-back winner of the Fairyhouse event since 1976.

Magical's mystery tour: it'll be interesting to see where Aidan O'Brien's star goes now

The filly was very impressive at Naas, Donn McClean writes.

Horse-racing - Friday 12 April, 2019

Mullins father and son duo steal the show at Ballinrobe

Bercasa won the first race at the Mayo track for 2019 in style.

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