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. (...)

Joseph O’Brien (white cap) puts Classic hope Australia through his paces as part of the Ballydoyle schooling session at the Curragh yesterday. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

By reputation Australians are easy-going and if Australia the horse spent the winter fretting about being described by Aidan O’Brien as “the be(...)