Ruby Walsh pays tribute to ‘horse of a lifetime’ Kauto Star

Kauto Star and Ruby Walsh on their way to winning the 2009 Cheltenham Gold Cup Ruby Walsh remembered Kauto Star as a “true heavyweight” following the death of the chaser he steered to 17 of his 19 victories in Britain and Ireland, including two Cheltenham Gold Cups and five King Georges. The rider believes he • Read More »

Jack Hobbs the one to beat in Irish Derby

William Buick aboard Jack Hobbs Aidan O’Brien declared the track at the Curragh in “beautiful condition” as he prepares to take on Investec Derby runner-up Jack Hobbs with a four-pronged attack on the 150th Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby this evening. Qualify, a shock 50-1 winner of the Oaks at Epsom, is part of the • Read More »

Irish jockey in induced coma after fall in Australia

Eddie Creighton suffered the fall in Australia Eddie Creighton has been placed in an induced coma after a fall at Warrnambool racecourse in Australia on Saturday. The jockey, who won two Pattern races when formerly based in Britain, was riding The Walrus when the horse stumbled shortly after the start, unseating Creighton in the process. • Read More »