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Horse-racing - Wednesday 17 April, 2019

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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Weekend tips: your best bets for Saturday's big races

Thom Malone takes us through the weekend’s action at Naas, Newbury and Ayr.

Johnny Ward: How beautiful Ballinrobe became one of Irish racing's success stories

Johnny Ward celebrates the Mayo track as it prepares for its first meeting of the year.

Horse-racing - Thursday 11 April, 2019

Cheltenham hero set to bid to land Gold Cup double at Punchestown next month

Al Boum Photo chases more glory at the festival next month.

Horse-racing - Wednesday 10 April, 2019

Horse-racing - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

Donn McClean: Where were you when Tiger Roll claimed a piece of racing history?

The Gordon Elliott-trained horse proved he has the Aintree track figured out.

Appreciating every day and trying to work Racing TV: visiting Aidan O’Brien's Ballydoyle yard

The legendary trainer laid out his life philosophy when we called to his famous Tipperary base.

Horse-racing - Sunday 7 April, 2019

History-making Tiger Roll receives Royal welcome on return to Summerhill Homecoming This post contains videos

History-making Tiger Roll receives Royal welcome on return to Summerhill

The Grand National winner was greeted in Meath along with owner, trainer and jockey.

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 6 April, 2019

Davy Russell pays poignant tribute to former Cork footballer Kieran O'Connor after Grand National win Class This post contains videos

Davy Russell pays poignant tribute to former Cork footballer Kieran O'Connor after Grand National win

Moments after achieving another Grand National success on Tiger Roll, Davy Russell dedicated his win to his East Cork neighbour.

Tiger Roll powers home to become first horse since Red Rum to win successive Grand Nationals Aintree Great This post contains videos

Tiger Roll powers home to become first horse since Red Rum to win successive Grand Nationals

Davy Russell rode the favourite past Magic of Light and Rathvinden to emulate the National icon.

Narrowing the field ahead of the Grand National

Thom Malone runs through the card ahead of the Aintree showpiece.

Horse-racing - Friday 5 April, 2019

Weekend tips: Madhmoon rising at Leopardstown this weekend

There’s plenty going on away from the big one this weekend, writes Thom Malone.

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Barry Geraghty hospitalised after fall at Aintree Injury This post contains videos

Barry Geraghty hospitalised after fall at Aintree

The Meath jockey was due to ride Anibale Fly in tomorrow’s Grand National, but he is now set to miss out.

Min earns revenge over Politologue at Aintree

Ruby Walsh was onboard for a dominant ride this afternoon.

St Anthony may be needed to find a winner in the Grand National... but enjoy it

Johnny Ward on the runners and riders at Aintree this weekend.

Trends to pick the Grand National winner... or at least narrow it down

Come on, Divorce Referendum!

Horse-racing - Thursday 4 April, 2019

A 14/1 shot and other tips to consider on Ladies Day at Aintree

Thom Malone runs through his picks for Friday.

Victory for Ruby as Kemboy back to winning ways with brilliant Aintree display in Betway Bowl

After the Cheltenham Gold Cup disappointment, Kemboy bounced back in style today.

Five horses to light up the Aintree Festival

There’s plenty to look forward to, away from the National, over the next few days.

Horse-racing - Wednesday 3 April, 2019

Politologue and Min set to renew rivalry at Aintree on Friday

Last year’s one-two will both contest the JLT Chase.

Horse-racing - Tuesday 2 April, 2019

Donn McClean: A good day for Willie Mullins as Breaken shows class on long-awaited return

Burrows Saint and Robin Des Foret also gave the Carlow trainer a 1-2 in the feature race in Limerick over the weekend.

Horse-racing - Monday 1 April, 2019

Irish jockey retires on medical advice after suffering injuries in a fall in January

Fran Berry was injured while racing at Wolverhampton in January.

Horse-racing - Sunday 31 March, 2019

No flash. No fuss. Noel Fehily rides into the sunset

The Cork jockey speaks to The42 following his retirement earlier this month.

Horse-racing - Saturday 30 March, 2019

We've found the cure in feature race, it's Medicine

Listed races like these at tracks like Navan will be Medicine Jack’s bread and butter.

Horse-racing - Friday 29 March, 2019

Weekend tips: history against Tiger Roll as punters eye Aintree

‘The Lincoln handicap starts the British flat turf season at Doncaster tomorrow, but the race in Liverpool next week will dominate the public imagination,’ writes Thom Malone.

Johnny Ward: Racing needs more characters like the colourful Rich Ricci

‘You are soon forgotten in this game but Ricci has no intention of abandoning a sport that has served him well.’

Samcro targets Aintree return as doubts linger over Apple's Jade

Gordon Elliott said the seven-year-old was ‘not certain to travel’ and may be held until the Punchestown Festival.

Horse-racing - Wednesday 27 March, 2019

Presenting Percy 'lame as a duck' after Gold Cup and ruled out for the season

‘The prognosis is better than first feared,’ said owner Philip Reynolds.

Horse-racing - Tuesday 26 March, 2019

Karawaan catches the eye with Irish Lincolnshire win as 2019 flat racing season gets under way

Ger Lyons’ horse posted an impressive victory in Naas last Sunday.

Horse-racing - Friday 22 March, 2019

Weekend tips: Day One of Flat season brings new opportunities

Sea the Stars’ son Karawaan can make an impression this weekend, writes Thom Malone.

Johnny Ward column: new alliances, new racetracks and Kevin Prendergast

There’s plenty to get excited about as the flat season gets going.

Champion Hurdle hero Espoir D'Allen has 'done enough' for season

‘We have decided to give him a well-deserved break,’ says trainer Gavin Cromwell.

Horse-racing - Thursday 21 March, 2019

Irish jockey wins appeal against 10-day ban received at Cheltenham

Declan Lavery was hit with a suspension for his ride on Jerrysback.

Broken collarbone rules Cheltenham hero Bryony Frost out of the Grand National

The 23-year-old jockey won’t be fit to ride at Aintree on 6 April.

5 horses to follow over the next 12 months after the Cheltenham Festival

Klassical Dream, A Plus Tard, Delta Work, City Island and Minella Indo are all worth watching.