The latest horse racing features from Ireland and around the world

Ronan Groome
John McConnell talks to Ronan Groome about the fear of losing any ground he has made to get him to where he is now and his ambitions to get right to the very top as a trainer
31 March 2023 Racing features
TALKING TRAINER - AIDAN O'BRIEN: 'She goes well and we've not seen her best yet'
Mark Boylan reports as the record-breaking trainer opened the doors of his Ballydoyle base this week
31 March 2023 Racing features
Pakistan-born Imran Haider is a barn manager in Willie Mullins yard and looks after Champion chaser Energumene
THE OWNER: John and Judy Duffy
This week Tom Gannon sat down with John and Judy Duffy. John and Judy have been involved in horse racing all their lives. Their most successful horse Plough Boy, retired won fifteen races.
31 March 2023 Racing features
MARK BOYLAN: How much does it cost to buy a Cheltenham Festival Grade 1 runner?
Mark Boylan examines the sales statistics behind the top-level races at this year's Cotswolds highlight
31 March 2023 Racing features
BALLYDOYLE: New names, old history
Anne Marie Duff joined the annual Ballydoyle press morning to see the latest potential greats warming up for the season
31 March 2023 Racing features
AIR: On Course: Cork and Fairyhouse: What does Easter hold in store?
With the Easter weekend fast approaching, Leo Powell looks at what’s on offer in this week's AIR column
31 March 2023 Racing features
PHOTOS OF THE WEEK: Capturing the action
Healy Racing and Caroline Norris captured the action over the last week of racing
31 March 2023 Racing features
HARNESS RACING: Glengormley stable will be well tuned
Jonny and his father Noel Cowden keep horses fresh and fit throughout the season
31 March 2023 Racing features
ITBA Next Gen 30 under 30: Nicole Groyer
The ITBA Next Generation ’30 Under 30’ series aims to provide a platform for young racing and breeding enthusiasts to learn from each other’s experience.
31 March 2023 Racing features
LOOKING BACK: Lord Kanaloa rules in Japan
Leo Powell picks two stories from past issues of The Irish Field, including the retirement of jockey Conor O'Dwyer
31 March 2023 Racing features
HEALTH: Exercise and mental health
'It is exercise alone that supports the spirits, and keeps the mind in vigour.' So said Cicero, who died in 43 BC at 63, then a great age. Leo Powell has suggestions for readers as we head into April
31 March 2023 Racing features