Pleascach, who was runner-up at Navan, winning the Taggersalls Irish 1,000 Guineas at the Curragh last year. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Two future Group One winners emerged from the 2015 Irish Stallion Farms Salsabil Stakes and Curragh trainer Patrick Prendergast is hoping his star fil(...)

 Kingfisher ridden by jockey Denis O’Brien (purple) on his way to winning the  Seamus & Rosemary McGrath Memorial Saval Beg Stakes ahead of jockey Shane Foley on board Drifting Mist (3rd) and jockey Chris Hayes on board Panama Hat, who will wear blinkers in the Lenebane Stakes. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Headgear could be the order of the evening at Roscommon where first-time blinkers are applied to the top-rated Panama Hat in the €45,000-listed featu(...)

Trainer Aidan O’Brien: should be on the mark in the last with Festive Cheer.

This evening’s €100,000 Guinness Race may be the big money pot but the most intriguing Galway contest is surely the six-runner finale where last year(...)

Spring Heeled (Robbie McNamara) makes all in last week’s Fulke Walwyn Kim Muir Handicap Chase at Cheltenham.

The case of leading trainer Philip Fenton for alleged possession of steroids is due to be heard in court today. The 49-year-old is facing eight(...)

 Frankie Dettori smiles after winning  The Qatar Prix Vermeille at Longchamp racecourse. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Frankie Dettori’s comeback from a high-profile drugs ban could get the perfect Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe denouement in 20 days time and although the J(...)

Pat Smullen and Princess Highway will team up for the Group Three Noblesse Stakes in Cork on Sunday. Photograph: Getty Images

It’s getting to the time of year when the classic generation really start getting to grips with older horses and Say could strike an early blow for th(...)

Magician, seen here winning the Dee Stakes at Chester, is the ante-post favourite for the Irish 2,000 Guineas at the Curragh.

Aidan O’Brien has declared a team of four as he goes for a ninth triumph in the Tattersalls Irish 2,000 Guineas at the Curragh on Saturday. (...)

First Cornerstone, ridden by Chris Hayes, wins the Galileo European Breeders Fund Futurity Stakes at the Curragh last August. Photograph: Inpho/Ryan Byrne

 Andy Oliver is based in something of a racing outpost but he hopes to move to Classic centre-stage at the Curragh thi(...)

Aidan O’Brien (left), trainer of Ruler of the World and Battle of Marengo, alongside son Joseph.  Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Aidan O’Brien begins playing his Derby chips with a vengeance when Ruler Of The World lines up for tomorrow’s Chester Vase but Battle Of Maren(...)