The latest news from the sport horse and thoroughbred world. Weekly focus on breeding, national hunt, showjumping, eventing, showing and sales for the farmer breeder.

Irish Horse
IRISH HORSE: We'll have to wait a bit longer to hear Ireland's Call in Paris
Mark Costello
Mark Costello expects the home team to provide the winner of the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe at ParisLongchamp on Sunday.
It's Harvest festival time at The Curragh
20 September 2023 Racing & P-2-P
It's Harvest festival time at The Curragh
With the very best of food, music and thoroughbreds at the new High Spirits & Curragh Food Festival you can enjoy a fabulous day out with the whole family.
James Kann Cruz sibling snapped up by American Olympic rider for €38,000
20 September 2023 Breeding
James Kann Cruz sibling snapped up by American Olympic rider for €38,000
Huge crowds attended the Cavan Equestrian Elite Foal Sale on Saturday to witness a US Olympic show jumper snap up the sale-topping CSF Good Vibes.
Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness
Christa Dillon is reluctantly embracing the season change by looking forward to the dressage and the crumble and custard to come.
20 September 2023 News
Lesser averages on the final days of Goresbridge sales
Sally Parkyn reports from the final days of the Goresbridge September Sport Horse Sale, where trade was positive for three-year-olds but slow elsewhere.
20 September 2023 Sales
Curragh boy Egan returns for special win
David Egan scored a memorable victory when his mount Eldar Eldarov stayed on best to win the Irish St Leger at the Irish Champions Festival.
13 September 2023 Racing & P-2-P
IRISH HORSE: Racing fans set fair for world class festival
The Irish Champions Festival brings takes centre stage at Leopardstown and the Curragh this weekend, writes Ronan Groome
6 September 2023 Racing & P-2-P
Viva the breeders!
Helen Sharp reflects on a positive time for breeders and some special Thoroughbred moments at the Dublin Horse Show.
30 August 2023 Breeding
The cattle farmer training some of Europe's fastest racehorses
Adrian Murray has gone from being a 'hobby' trainer of point-to-pointers to beating Aidan O'Brien in the biggest races.
23 August 2023 Racing & P-2-P
Sizing John gets ready to take on Dublin
Former racing superstar Sizing John has swapped the racetrack for the show ring and is headed to the Dublin Horse Show for the first time. Kate Harrington tells Helen Sharp about their journey
9 August 2023 Showing
RACING: Free admission at the Curragh on Saturday
Irish racing is trying to win back lost customers and so is the Tote, writes Mark Costello
9 August 2023 Racing & P-2-P
Dublin fever
The week is upon us for all things Dublin! Helen Sharp gets her blood pressure up ahead of Friday's Aga Khan Trophy.
9 August 2023 Show jumping