Australia ridden by Joseph O’Brien is likely to start favourite for the Derby. Photograph: Inpho

If the Epsom Derby could be decided on reputation then Australia would virtually be past the most famous finishing post in racing already and Aidan O’(...)

Australia (above) remains firmly on course to lead Aidan O’Brien’s attempt on a historic Epsom Derby hat-trick this Saturday. The hot-favourite – acc(...)

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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(...)

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 (...)

A  crop being grown as part of a GM potato study in Ireland. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times Photographer: Dara Mac Donaill / THE IRISH TIMES

Genetic engineering or modification (GE or GM) allows us, in principle, to purify any gene and place it in the chromosome of any organism, and thus pr(...)

Astonishingly, the apprenticeship system – even now – is still geared towards the building industry, despite the OECD making clear recommendations for this insanity to stop in its last report, two years ago.

If it didn’t exist, would it be created? That is the most basic test of any public institution (try it on the Seanad). The same test should be applied(...)

Tapestry ridden by Joseph O’Brien wins The Friarstown Stud Debutante Stakes during the Keeneland Phoenix Stakes Day at the Curragh. Photograph Niall Carson/PA Wire

It’s only 220 yards but the seventh and final furlong of tomorrow’s Moyglare Stud Stakes at the Curragh could be crucial to Wonderfully upsetting the (...)

 Seamie Heffernan rides War Command to victory in the Coventry Stakes at Royal Ascot last June. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Next year’s classic hopefuls will come into sharper focus at the Curragh this Sunday when War Command attempts to make it lucky 13 for Aidan O’Brien i(...)