Kevin Manning riding Trading Leather to win The Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at Curragh last year. Photo:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty

Aidan O’Brien and Jim Bolger already know what it takes to win the King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes and both Irish trainers look set to tar(...)

Mango Diva ridden by Ryan Moore (second right) on the way to winning the Kilboy Estate Stakes from second placed Lahinch Classics ridden by Wayne Lordan  at the Curragh. Photo: Brian Lawless/PA

It cost Ryan Moore a one-day suspension for his use of the whip but the English raider Mango Diva secured an exciting Group Two success at the Currag(...)

Bracelet, ridden by Colm O’Donoghue, comes home to win the Darley Irish Oaks at the Curragh. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Bracelet gave trainer Aidan O’Brien a fourth victory in the Darley Irish Oaks at the Curragh with a determined effort in the hands of Colm O’Donoghue.(...)

Luca Cumani  has turned to Kevin Manning’s vast local knowledge for Volume today and that could tip things towards a fifth Irish classic win for the Newmarket trainer. Photo: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Taghrooda’s absence from today’s Darley Irish Oaks means no overwhelming Curragh classic favourite, something which in turn could provoke contradicto(...)

Tarasha is joint-second favourite for Saturday’s  Irish Oaks at the Curragh. Photograph: James Crosbie/Inpho.

Sheikh Hamdan’s Shadwell organisation looks to have a firm grip on Saturday evening’s Darley Irish Oaks with the hot-favourite Taghrooda backed up by (...)

Magician (left): will ride in King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes  on Saturday week. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho.

Mukhadram is likely to step up to a mile-and-a-half for Saturday week’s King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes where he could bump into Aidan O’B(...)

Paul Hanagan rides  Taghrooda to take the the Investec Oaks at Epsom in June, Photograph:  Charlie Crowhurst/Getty Images

Taghrooda is unlikely to wind up quite as overwhelming a favourite for the Darley Irish Oaks as Australia was for last month’s Irish Derby but John G(...)

Dermot Weld: Saddles Sparkle Factor in the Cairn Rouge Stakes. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Original expectations for Palace probably didn’t include the Listed feature on the opening session of Killarney’s July festival but Aidan O’Brien’s f(...)

CFile photograph of jockeys Colm O’Donoghue, Joseph O’Brien and Seamie Heffernan walking the Curragh track before racing with trainer Aidan O’Brien. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The strength of Aidan O’Brien’s bid for a fourth Darley July Cup win was in doubt on Friday with the trainer expressing concerns over the ground for h(...)

Aidan O’Brien: Ballydoyle handler’s Great War could finish only fifth to Baitha Alga when sent off 5 to 6 favourite in the Norfolk Stakes at Ascot. Photograph: Steve Parsons/PA

The Great War is among 12 declarations as he attempts to redeem his reputation in the Portland Place Properties July Stakes at Newmarket tomorrow.Aida(...)