Ryan Moore riding Minding to  win The Qipco 1000 Guineas Stakes at Newmarket. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Minding led home a remarkable one-two-three for Aidan O’Brien in the Qipco 1000 Guineas at Newmarket. The 11-10 favourite, ridden by Ryan Moore, trav(...)

Barry Geraghty riding Ivanovich Gorbatov (right) clear the last to win The JCB Triumph Hurdle from Apple’s Jade  at Cheltenham. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Bryan Cooper has to settle for the runner-up spot behind the record-breaking Ruby Walsh in the jockeys’ championship but will hope for the number one(...)

Apple’s Jade and Ivanovic Gorbatov will renew their rivalry at Punchestown on Saturday. Photograph: Getty

Apple’s Jade bids to prove there was no fluke about her jaw-dropping Aintree victory in Saturday’s AES Champion Four Year Old Hurdle at Punchestown. (...)

Aidan O’Brien’s Minding is favourite for the 1,000 Guineas. Photograph: Getty

Hot favourite Minding heads a field of 16 declared for the Qipco 1000 Guineas at Newmarket on Sunday. Aidan O’Brien’s daughter of Galileo enjoyed a b(...)

Air Force Blue heads a field of 13 for the 2000 Guineas. Photograph: Getty

Air Force Blue heads a field of 13 declared for the Qipco 2000 Guineas at Newmarket on Saturday. Aidan O’Brien’s star colt is odds-on to take the fir(...)

Air Force Blue is the favourite for the 2,000 Guineas. Photograph: Getty

Air Force Blue features among 17 horses confirmed at the five-day entry stage for the Qipco 2000 Guineas at Newmarket on Saturday. Aidan O’Brien’s st(...)

The deal’s biggest beneficiary is likely to be Steripack founder and chief executive, Garry Moore, who owned 54 per cent of the group according to the company’s most recent accounts. Photograph: Alan Betson

US packaging giant Bemis is poised to buy Irish group Steripack’s medical business in a deal calculated to be worth close to €70 million. Clara, Co (...)

Trainer Aidan O’Brien: his team have hit the ground running so far this season with eight winners in Ireland already. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Coolmore will be Aidan O’Brien’s first runner on the flat in Britain this year when she puts her classic credentials on the line at Newmarket on Tues(...)

Harzand ridden by Pat Smullen pn the way to victory at Leopardstown. Photograph: PA

Harzand advertised his Classic potential with victory in the P.W. McGrath Memorial Ballysax Stakes at Leopardstown. Despite taking a big rise in grad(...)

Trainer Dermot Weld and jockey Pat Smullen. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

It is debatable how relevant to Epsom in June ground conditions that a Grand National contender might baulk at will ultimately prove to be although th(...)