Australia ridden by Joseph O’Brien (right) stretches clear of the field to race to the finish line and take the Epsom Derby. Photograph: Stefan Wermuth/Reuters

Shock results are rare in the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby and since the one horse bookmakers believe capable of giving Australia a race may not even (...)

Adelaide (Joseph O’Brien) wins the Airlie Stud Gallinule Stakes at the Curragh last weekend and may now tale his chance in the French Derby.

Aidan O’Brien is gearing up for the most intense Classic week of the year but could still squeeze in a couple of National Hunt winners at Ballinrobe (...)

A special moment for Johnny Murtagh as he wins his first Irish Derby at the Curragh on the John Oxx-trained Sinndar in 2000. photograph: john cogill/pa

One of the greatest riding careers in Irish racing history ended with Johnny Murtagh’s announcement yesterday that he i(...)

Tom Queally on multiple Group One winner Midday who has given birth to a foal sired by former superstar stablemate Frankel. Photograph: Chris Ison/PA

The legendary Vincent O’Brien once got cross with me. Even now, it’s something I’m proud as hell of: that for a brief moment, little old me burrowed a(...)

 Tom Queally riding Frankel  winning  The Qipco Champions Stakes at Ascot Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Frankel’s first foal has been born to Group Three-winning mare Chrysanthemum. The six-year-old daughter of Danehill Dancer gave birth to a bay colt at(...)

St Nicholas Abbey, riden by Joseph O’Brien, surges to the finish line to win the Breeders’ Cup Turf during the 2011 Breeders’ Cup World Championships at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky. Photograph: Matthew Stockman/Getty Images

St Nicholas Abbey, the six-time Group One winner and Europe’s champion two-year-old of 2009, had to be put down yesterday due to a colic attack. It wa(...)

Winning racehorse trainer  Aidan O’Brien speaks to jockey Tony McCoy and owner JP McManus after claiming an opening race of the Leopardstown Christmas Festival with   Plinth. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The racehorse training and bloodstock firm, operated by Aidan O’Brien, last year enjoyed a bumper year recording a profit of €1.269 million.O’Brien’s (...)

Developer Michael Ryan: has had a number of dealings with State assets agency Nama and in July was cleared of making €80,000 in corrupt payments to former Fine Gael Dungarvan town councillor Fred Forsey

  The stud farm owned by developer Michael Ryan and his family is back in the winners’ enclosure after selling a racehorse at Goff’s fo(...)

Coolmore Stud report St Nicholas Abbey to have had his “best week” since his first operation in July.Aidan O’Brien’s six-times Group One winner had to(...)

Carlingford Lough ridden by jockey Tony McCoy comes home to win the Galway Plate ahead of Quantitativeeasing ridden by jockey Niall ‘Slippers’ Madden. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

Carlingford Lough, a horse that wasn’t even in the original line-up, led home a famous Tote Galway Plate 1-2-3 for owner JP McManus yesterday, and in (...)