Ballydoyle’s Marvellous moves clear to take the Irish I,000 Guineas at the Curragh with Ryan Moore aboard. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan

Irish 1,000 Guineas heroine Marvellous is on a retrieval mission in tomorrow’s Group One Curragh feature but even with most statistics apparently fav(...)

Ebanoran (right), with Declan McDonogh on board, beats Fascinating Rock and Pat Smullen in the Derrinstown Stud Stakes but lost the race in the stewards’ room.

Declan McDonogh’s only previous Epsom Derby ride was on an unconsidered 50/1 shot but the former champion jockey goes into this Saturday’s blue-riban(...)

Ebanoran (right) drifts across Fascinating Rock’s line during the Derrinstown Derby trial. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Ebanoran’s 16 to 1 Epsom Derby odds might suggest he faces an uphill task against Australia & Co in 10 days but the fact he will be only John Oxx(...)

 Declan McDonogh: “He might run well in the Gladness Stakes (at the Curragh next month) or something like that.”  Photograph: Inpho

Kingsbarns could finish only third as Qewy made all of the running to spring a surprise in the Heritage Stakes at Leopardstown yesterday. (...)

France’s Thierry Jarnet, a late replacement for Frankie Dettori, punches the air after his victory on Treve in yesterday’s Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe at Longchamp. Photograph: Charles Platiau/Reuters

Treve threw out the Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe rulebook and showed why Frankie Dettori’s upset at picking up an injury which prevented him riding(...)

Geoffrey Chaucer ridden by Joseph O’Brien wins The Juddmonte Beresford Stakes  at the Curragh. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

Aidan O’Brien clinched the Juddmonte Beresford Stakes for a remarkable 13th time at the Curragh as the exciting Geoffrey Chaucer continued his progres(...)

John Oxx has emphasised the good personal relationship he continues to have with the Aga Khan despite some of the prince’s horses moving from his yard(...)

Dermot Weld: To train Aga Khan’s two-year-olds and yearlings.

Dermot Weld has joined the roster of trainers supported by the Aga Khan in order for his owning and breeding operation to diversify in Ireland.Both tw(...)


2013 Galway Festival, Ballybrit, Galway 30/7/2013
Trainer Dermot Weld.

Dermot Weld has always been Public Enemy number one as far as bookmakers at Galway are concerned but the accompanying success of Tony Martin this week(...)

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 (...)