Dermot Weld: “Hissabaat will hopefully line up in the big hurdle. Tandem is entered too but I don’t think he’ll get in.” Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Dermot Weld has famously dominated Galway for decades but the legendary trainer insists his team’s numerical strength-in-depth for next week’s eagerl(...)

 Tony McCoy on board Thomas Edison celebrates winning The Guinness Galway Hurdle Handicap at Ballybrit last year. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Dermot Weld is renowned as the ‘King of Ballybrit’ but Tony Martin could again threaten his reign at next week’s €1.8 million Galway festival and the (...)

Pat Smullen celebrates winning the Darley Irish Oaks. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Pat Smullen will attempt to continue his run of Group One success on Snow Sky in Saturday’s King George & Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot but Irel(...)

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Home Of The Brave, ridden by jockey James Doyle, on the way to winning the Friarstown Stud Minstrel Stakes during day two of the Darley Irish Oaks Weekend at The Curragh Racecourse. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Racing correspondent English trainer Hugo Palmer put a perfect Group Three ribbon on his classic-winning Curragh weekend with Home Of The Brave’s dom(...)

Wedding Vow (centre) ridden by jockey Joseph O’Brien on the way to winning the Kilboy Estate Stakes at The Curragh.  Photo:  Brian Lawless/PA

Joseph O’Brien never got a shot at classic success as the Words beat only one home in Saturday’s Oaks but the former champion jockey pounced decisive(...)

Seamus Heffernan will partner Together Forever in the Darley Irish Oaks. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The Coolmore team paid out €40,000 to supplement Curvy into the Darley Irish Oaks and also have the regally bred Words to dominate the top of the bet(...)

Trainer Dermot Weld: will be hoping Brooch bounces back with a victory at the Curragh. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Dank’s 2013 Kilboy Estate Stakes victory was a prelude to Group One success and if there’s a future top-flight winner in Sunday’s Curragh feature it c(...)

The Turf Club is investigating the accuracy of comments made by amateur jockey Mikey O’Connor who has claimed the integrity body has unfairly refused (...)

Curvy ridden by Ryan Moore wins the Ribblesdale Stakes during Royal Ascot 2015. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Attacking the Darley Irish Oaks in force has worked well for Aidan O’Brien in the past and the champion trainer is putting the ammunition in place (...)