How a 'throwaway' tip was immortalised by James Joyce
Irish Field Contributor
Hugh Hynes, stipendiary steward with the Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board, looks at the connection between horse racing and Ulysses, the acclaimed modernist novel by James Joyce
17 June 2016 Royal Ascot
ROYAL ASCOT: Seventh heaven as St George is best
Aidan O'Brien landed his seventh Ascot Gold Cup when 'Rolls Royce' ride Order Of St George galloped to an impressive victory with Ryan Moore on board
20 May 2016 Latest News
Max Dynamite and Order Of St George on Ascot Gold Cup trail
The first two in the betting for the Ascot Gold Cup are ready for their warm-up races
ROYAL ASCOT: Lee takes a Trip to Gold
Ed Dunlop's supplemented challenger Trip To Paris came with a smooth run up the rails to beat the three Irish runners in the Ascot Gold Cup
19 June 2015 Racing News
SIRE REVIEW: Light to take a Leading role
The St Leger and Ascot Gold Cup winner Leading Light looks sure to appeal to National Hunt breeders
13 March 2015 Stallion reviews
Light is leading to Gold Cup glory
Leading Light (40) won a strongly run renewal of the Vintage Crop Stakes at Navan, running down longtime leader Royal Diamond to win going away by three lengths.
30 November -0001 Inside Racing
Winters is Royal Ascot bound
"Mick is an excellent trainer but he is not a dedicated follower of fashion"
30 November -0001 Racing News
Irish Champion Stakes for Leading Light
Leading Light (34-pace adjusted 39) took his record to seven wins out of eight beyond a mile when rallying strongly to win the Ascot Gold Cup.
30 November -0001 Racing News
Whip rules are still not right
The mainstream furore over the whip rule changes in Britain has long since died down, but I can’t help but feel that they still aren’t as fair as they could be.
30 November -0001 Racing News
ROYAL ASCOT THURSDAY: Third time lucky for Simenon?
Anne Marie Duff looks the today's Royal Ascot card with three Irish runners having strong claims in the Ascot Gold Cup
30 November -0001 Racing News
ROYAL ASCOT THURSDAY REVIEW: Trip To Paris takes the road to Gold
Anne Marie Duff looks back at the action fromThursday at Royal Ascot where Ryan Moore sealed the jockeys title with a record number of winnes in sight
30 November -0001 Racing News
ROYAL ASCOT: Grounds for concern ahead of St George Gold run
The two Irish contender, Order of St George and Max Dynamite are primed for the Ascot Gold Cup
30 November -0001 Latest News