Irish Horse
The cattle farmer training some of Europe's fastest racehorses
Mark Costello
Adrian Murray has gone from being a 'hobby' trainer of point-to-pointers to beating Aidan O'Brien in the biggest races.
9 August 2023 Racing & P-2-P
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
26 July 2023 Racing & P-2-P
RACING: Praying for sunshine at the Galway Races
The weather forecast suggests the ground will be soft when the famous seven-day Festival starts on Monday.
RACING: Why Royal Ascot is just as good as Cheltenham
If it’s good enough for Willie Mullins then who are we to argue?
14 June 2023 Racing & P-2-P
Why Irish racing could be back on Sky next year
The battle for control of Irish racing's media rights has taken a new twist.
17 May 2023 Racing & P-2-P
Which day should you go racing at Punchestown?
There are some truly great horses lined up to run at the meeting but some of the feature races look like being very uncompetitive
19 April 2023 Racing & P-2-P
Follow Mullins and McManus at Aintree
The same team who won the Irish Grand National can repeat the dose at Liverpool on Saturday.
12 April 2023 Racing & P-2-P
IFA calls on Minister to support breeders
Irish racing will pay out €68 million in prize money this year. Should the breeder get a share?
15 February 2023 Racing & P-2-P
RACING: Five things we learned at the Dublin Racing Festival
The two-day meeting at Leopardstown produced plenty of talking points ahead of the fast-approaching Cheltenham Festival.
8 February 2023 Racing & P-2-P
RACING: Leopardstown could be Honeysuckle’s last dance
It's frightening to think that the people's favourite could be retired on-the-spot next weekend.
25 January 2023 Racing & P-2-P
The end of a golden era for Irish jump racing
Davy Russell retired on his own terms and in one piece. That's the most important thing.
21 December 2022 Racing & P-2-P
Popcorn at the ready for Horse Sport Ireland Oireachtas Committee hearing
Old wounds are likely to be reopened when stakeholders are asked to appear before politicians in a public forum next year.
14 December 2022 Show jumping