Artful Artist and Seán Corby (right) land the Guinness Handicap last night. Photograph: Pat Healy/PA

Some Galway trends might fluctuate but Pacific Heights can successfully prove in this weekend’s festival highlight how a good draw steadfastly remain(...)

Colm O’Donoghue after his recent Oaks win at the Curragh. The Co Cork jockey is fancied to land the Topaz Sprint on Baraweez at Galway tonight.

Just one cross-channel-trained horse has ever won the Topaz Mile, and that was 35 years ago, but Baraweez could change that with a vengeance on day t(...)

WJ Lee guiding Pique Sous to victory at Leopardstown last September. The grey was favourite for the Galway Hurdle but has been ruled out of action for the rest of the season. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inphot

With just two days to the start of the 2014 Galway festival, ground conditions are near-perfect at the Ballybrit track although a mostly dry weather (...)

 Pique Sous rider in the Galway Hurdle Paul Townend:  
“I’m looking forward to the ride. He seems to be in very good form.” Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

It’s six years since Paul Townend burst on the scene when winning the Guinness Galway Hurdle on Indian Pace and the former champion jockey will be loo(...)

 Aidan O’Brien. Photograph: Getty Images

Cirrus Des Aigles heads 15 entries for the the Qipco Champion Stakes at Ascot on Saturday, with The Fugue not among them.As expected, with the ground (...)

Jockey Tony McCoy

Nearly quarter of a century after Norton ’s Coin sprang the ultimate Cheltenham Gold Cup shock, Rebecca Curtis can strike a Grade One blow for (...)