Bookmakers had been on red-alert from early morning after latching on to the well-backed quintet. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

An extraordinary few hours yesterday saw bookmakers hit for huge amounts after five heavily-backed horses obliged around England, at least four of whi(...)

Ruby Walsh steers Hurricane Fly to a world record 17 Grade One victories in yesterday’s StanJames.com Morgiana Hurdle at Punchestown. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Hurricane Fly galloped to a world record of 17 Grade One wins with victory in the StanJames.com Morgiana Hurdle at Punchestown yesterday on a day that(...)

Tom Queally riding Riposte (L) lands the Ribblesdale Stakes on Ladies’ Day at Royal Ascot in June. Photo: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Investec Oaks runner-up Secret Gesture will not run in the Darley-sponsored equivalent at the Curragh on Saturday after suffering a setback. The Galil(...)

Jockey Declan McDonogh (above) expects an “improved” Little White Cloud to benefit from the step up in trip in Saturday’s Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby (...)