‘I grew up dreaming of winning the National and thank God it came true’

A back garden becomes a racecourse, a child’s imaginative eye seeing the fearsome Chair where branches and poles stand. Ponies transformed into the courageous steeds hurtling around Aintree and children the brave jockeys chasing Grand National glory or tumbling, spinning...

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MURPHY MAKING THE MOST OF SIX NATIONS SUCCESS

TROPHIES have a magnetic effect on people as Irish centre Jenny Murphy has found out over the last six months. The Kilcullen woman was one of the stars of the Grand Slam-winning Irish team and in between training, the Sevens...

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The curious case of the dog in the race

    RAZLDAZL Marilyn is the greyhound with the movie star name and the Hollywood tale to match. Runner-up in...

Thursday, 25/07/13 - 7:46am Read More

BOLGER’S BIG DAY OUT AT THE DERBY

Even in a world dominated by global conglomerates, family is still the beating heart of flat racing. Trading Leather reminded...

Thursday, 04/07/13 - 2:05pm Read More

Bolger’s Breeding Success

  Trading Leather is just the latest in a string of champions who have further enhanced Jim Bolger’s reputation as...

Thursday, 04/07/13 - 2:03pm Read More

Ruth ready for Australian adventure

The Australians may be preoccupied with thoughts of big cats touring this summer but it is some visiting dogs from...

Wednesday, 29/05/13 - 6:37am Read More

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‘Football was all I did growing up’

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Cats mauled by rampant Kildare

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FALLING FLAT: Curragh returns too early

A DAY IN THE RACING LIFE: GARY CARROLL

THE ESSENCE OF A CHAMPION

In the name of her father

Enda the line

There’s something about Willie

Fahey family racing affair