The  Aidan O’Brien-trained Deauville will race  in the Group 2 Royal Lodge Stakes at Newmarket. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Just a few days after losing a Group 1 prize at the British Horseracing Authority’s headquarters, Aidan O’Brien aims for an 11th top-flight prize of (...)

Order Of St George ridden by Seamie Heffernan on their way to winning the Palmerstown House Estate Irish St Leger Trial Stakes late year  at the Curragh. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Aidan O’Brien’s decision to split his St Leger team can result in the trainer conquering both weekend classics with Order Of St George set to put it u(...)

Tim Bresnan has been added to England’s Ashes squad, and is in the reckoning to play in the second Test in Adelaide this week.

Tim Bresnan has officially rejoined England’s Ashes squad in readiness for the second Test in Adelaide, and Australia expect conditions to favour an i(...)

Bergstrom over Paris (1976). Photograph: copyright Helmut Newton Estate

A decade after his death, the photographer Helmut Newton lives on through his immortal images of Amazonian models wearing little but high heels and im(...)

Seán O’Brien: chances are he’ll miss the Pro 12 final because of a niggling knee injury. Photograph: Inpho

“You smash buses, taxis and you smash people who come towards you,” explained Seán O’Brien. That’s a bit like rugby then? “Yeah very like playi(...)