The latest horse racing features from Ireland and around the world

BIG INTERVIEW: Roderic Kavanagh - Realising dreams on and off the track
Amy Lynam
Roderic Kavanagh's Glending Stables have topped the Craven Breeze-Up Sale two years running and Vandeek has proven there's more to the operation than just sales toppers
12 July 2024 Racing features
HELMET STANDARDS: Behind the scenes of jockey safety
Amy Corrado unravels the mechanics of helmet safety and what the helmet standards actually mean
12 July 2024 Racing features
PODCAST: Sharon Power
The chief executive of the Irish Horse Welfare Trust, talks to Mark Costello about the charity’s work in rescuing neglected horses and how the authorities and the public can help
INSIDE TRACK: What do racecourses do on non-racedays?
Racecourses play a pivotal role in their communities, staging all kinds of events in collaboration with local groups
5 July 2024 Racing features
INSIDE TRACK: Getting ready for the Galway Races
Manager Michael Moloney updates us on preparations for the Summer Festival
5 July 2024 Racing features
INSIDE TRACK: Keeping our horses as safe as possible
What provisions do racecourses put in place to ensure the welfare of racehorses on racedays?
5 July 2024 Racing features
PHOTOS OF THE WEEK: The Curragh and further afield
Out and about at the Curragh weekend and some other action from the last racing week
5 July 2024 Racing features
INSIDE TRACK: News from around the country
A round-up of news from Killarney, Kilbeggan, Bellewstown and the Curragh from the July edition of Inside Track from the Association of Irish Racecourses
5 July 2024 Racing features
THE BIG INTERVIEW: Katie McGivern - Keeping all guns blazing
Daragh Ó Conchúir catches up with the trainer as she strives to make her name in the sales ring and on the racecourse
1 July 2024 Racing features
THE OWNER: Humphrey Barry - 'I work very hard to keep my horses'
This week, Amy Corrado chats to Humphrey Barry, no stranger to hard work, he is head of the HumptyDumpty Syndicate who celebrated their first winner with Explorer's way at Down Royal last week
1 July 2024 Racing features
HEART OF RACING: Gerry Keane - 'It is a nice dilemma to have'
John O'Riordan chats to trainer Gerry Keane about his life and times in racing following his Royal Ascot success with Crystal Black
1 July 2024 Racing features
Irish National Stud Class of 2024 Graduation
The Class of 2024 enjoyed beautiful weather as they celebrated completing the comprehensive six-month programme
28 June 2024 Racing features