Ryan Moore  is reunited with Air Force Blue for the Dewhurst clash at Newmarket today. Photograph: David Davies/PA

Those who like head-to-head clashes of the superpower variety are in for a Dubai Dewhurst Stakes treat as Coolmore and Godolphin’s top classic hopes f(...)

William Buick renews his partnership with The Fugue in the Breeders’ Cup Turf on Saturday and has also been selected to ride for Ballydoyle.   Photograph:  Getty Images

Any bygones appear to have been let bygone by Aidan O’Brien who has entrusted the mount on one of his two runners in Friday night’s $1 million Breeder(...)

Kevin Manning and Dawn Approach winning the 2,000 Guineas at Newmarket in May will be in action in the Queen Elizabeth II Stakes at Ascot today. photograph: alan crowhurst/getty images

Classic heroes Dawn Approach and Ruler Of The World head a team of 17 Irish-trained horses into the near €4 million “Champions Day” beano which has it(...)

Gordon Lord Byron, ridden by Johnny Murtagh, wins the Betfred Sprint Cup  at Haydock.

Gordon Lord Byron will get his shot at a million in Saturday’s Qipco Queen Elizabeth II Stakes when flat racing’s romantic lead takes on some of Euro(...)

 Aidan O’Brien wheels out the big guns in his quest for a fifth British trainers’ title.

Camelot may be off to his second career at stud but even in the absence of the 2012 triple-Classic hero, Aidan O’Brien is sizing up how much of the hu(...)

 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 (...)

Horse trainer Jim Bolger and former Tyrone and current Fermanagh manager Peter Canavan. Photograph: James Crombie/INPHO

The all-powerful Coolmore operation has paid out a €22,500 supplementary fee in order to test Aidan O’Brien’s belief that Tapestry can follow in some(...)

Kevin Manning on Trading Leather with trainer Jim Bolger after winning the  Irish Derby in the Curragh. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Bookmakers reckon Trading Leather has it all to do against the ‘Big Two’ of Al Kazeem and Toronado in today’s Juddmonte International but what the Iri(...)

Freddie Head

Moonlight Cloud created history at Deauville with a mesmerising performance in the Prix du Haras de Fresnay-le-Buffard Prix Jacques le Marois.Freddie (...)

“I’m hoping he’ll handle the track, but I’m optimistic he’ll handle it well.” Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Eagerly-anticipated and hyped “head-to-head” clashes have a disappointing habit of turning anti-climactic, but Dawn Approach versus Toronado has the (...)