President Michael D Higgins congratulates trainer Dermot Weld after Eshera beat Aimhirgin Lass in the  European Breeders Fund Maiden at the Curragh last week. Photograph:  Pat Healy/PA

It is 25 years since Dermot Weld landed a historic classic triumph with Go And Go in the Belmont Stakes and the trainer is set to return to the New Y(...)

Seamie Heffernan on Diamondsandrubies (white hat) wins the Pretty Polly Stakes  from Legatissimo and  Ryan Moore at the Curragh. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Diamondsandrubies denied Legatissimo in a driving finish to the Sea The Stars Pretty Polly Stakes at the Curragh. The Aidan O’Brien-trained filly made(...)

Qualify’s Epsom victory, with Colm O’Donoghue on board, has provided it with a ‘win and you’re in’ entry into Saturday’s Irish Derby. Photograph: Matthew Childs/Reuters

It may not rank with her 50-1 Epsom Oaks shock but the Curragh authorities are hoping Qualify might yet spring another surprise and take her chance a(...)

Frankie Dettori and Star Of Seville (left) seen here riding alongside William Buick and Jazzi Top during the ‘Breakfast With The Stars’ morning at Epsom. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Last weekend’s Derby-winning team of Frankie Dettori and John Gosden aim for more classic glory in Chantilly on Sunday when Star Of Seville takes he(...)

 William Buick riding Jack Hobbs, odds-on favourite for the Irish Derby, during the ‘Breakfast With The Stars’ morning at Epsom. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty

Jack Hobbs has been installed an odds-on favourite for the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh later this month, but the Epsom runner-up is u(...)

It is four years since Colm O’Donoghue lost an Epsom Derby photo-finish on an Aidan O’Brien outsider, but the jockey was on the right side of a drama(...)

Colm O’Donoghue riding Aidan O’Brien’s horse Qualify (red and yellow colours) win The Investec Oaks from Legatissimo (left) at Epsom. Photo: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Aidan O’Brien’s rank outsider Qualify caused a major upset in the Investec Oaks at Epsom. David Wachman’s 1000 Guineas heroine Legatissimo looked set (...)

  Forgotten Rules, ridden by Pat Smullen, won the Coolmore Vintage Crop Stakes at Navan to keep up his 100 per cent record. Photo:  Ben Hoskins/Getty Images

Forgotten Rules warmed up for the Gold Cup at Royal Ascot when preserving his 100 per cent record in the Coolmore Vintage Crop Stakes at Navan on Sund(...)

Trainer David Wachman  with Ryan Moore after he rode Legatissimo to win The Qipco 1000 Guineas Stakes at Newmarket. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Ryan Moore returns to the Curragh today on the back of a Newmarket Guineas double that has sealed his new tie-up with the Coolmore Stud. A barnstormi(...)

Ryan Moore rides Legatissimo (centre, orange and blue cap) to win The Qipco 1000 Guineas Stakes at Newmarket. Photo: Charlie Crowhurst/Getty Images

Irish-trained horses completed an English Guineas double as jockey Ryan Moore completed a double of his own with a powerful late surge on David Wach(...)