Aidan O’Brien will run Cougar Mountain in the  Sandown feature: “We will step him up in trip now and he’ll go for the Eclipse.” Photo:  Steve Parsons/PA

The unbeaten Derby winner Golden Horn is a heavy odds-on favourite for Saturday’s Coral Eclipse but will have to overcome Aidan O’Brien’s older star C(...)

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(...)

Jockey Ryan Moore will ride Legatissimo, Most Beautiful and Shogun at the Curragh on Sunday. Photograph: PA.

The Curragh’s classic weekend sees a clash of the classic winners in Sunday’s Group One feature with connections of the Irish 1,000 Guineas heroine (...)

 John Gosden: will be hoping Jack Hobbs can deliver success in the  Curragh showpiece on Saturday. Photo: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Epsom runner-up Jack Hobbs remains a strong favourite to go one better in the 150th Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby after a field of eight was declared fo(...)

John Gosden, trainer of Irish Derby hopeful Jack Hobbs. Photograph: Paul Harding/PA

Ante-post favourite Jack Hobbs pleased trainer John Gosden in his final piece of work yesterday ahead of the 150th Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the (...)

Dermot Weld is hoping for group one success withBrooch at the Currgah on Sunday. Photograph: Inpho

Dermot Weld aims to hit the Group One mark for Juddmonte with Brooch in Sunday’s €250,000 Sea The Stars Pretty Polly Stakes at the Curragh so a win f(...)

Jack Hobbs’ jockey William Buick is aiming to break his duck in the Irish Derby. Photograph: Getty Images

It is 20 years since Sheikh Mohammed tasted Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby success but in Jack Hobbs the ruler of Dubai has an odds-on favourite to secur(...)

Pat Smullen will be on board Mustajeeb in the Diamond Jubilee Stakes at Ascot. Photograph: Reuters.

Australians have got used to Dermot Weld upsetting their Melbourne Cup prejudices over the decades but they may have to get their heads around the le(...)

Free Eagle ridden by jockey Pat Smullen (left) wins the Prince Of Wales’s Stakes (British Champions Series) ahead of The Grey Gatsby ridden by jockey Jamie Spencer on day two of the 2015 Royal Ascot Meeting at Ascot Racecourse, Berkshire. Photo: David Davies/PA

Dermot Weld has had winners in big races all over the world, from America to Australia and from Cheltenham to Galway, but few have given him greater p(...)

Pat Smullen steering Free Eagle to win the KPMG Enterprise Stakes in Leopardstown last September. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

If it is D-Day for Free Eagle then the ‘D’ stands for the Dermot Weld-trained star finally delivering on a towering reputation in Group One style. Th(...)