Gleneagles is the Ballydoyle representative in next weekend’s Breeders’ Cup Classic at Keeneland. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/INPHO

Aidan O’Brien wound up Ireland’s flat turf season one winner shy of a century, but will hope the figures work in his favour when Gleneagles lines up (...)

 Wayne Lordan riding Legatissimo to victory in the Coolmore Fastnet Rock Matron Stakes at Leopardstown last month. Photo:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

It is over six months since her first race of 2015 but David Wachman hopes his superstar filly Legatissimo can put a successful Breeders Cup seal to t(...)

Tony Martin has a busy weekend ahead with runners at Newmarket today as well as three of the four weekend fixtures at home. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/INPHO

Just three Irish-trained horses have ever won the English Cesarewitch in its 175-year history. Tony Martin throws a trio at today’s marathon renewal(...)

Bocca Baciata ridden by Fran Berry on the way to winning the Dance Design  Stakes at the Curragh yesterday. Photograph:  Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Maybe it’s her National Hunt pedigree, but Jessica Harrington could end up swimming against the popular tide by keeping her fingers crossed for a damp(...)

Wayne Lordan will be hoping to land the Tote Irish Cambridgeshire at the Curragh on board Fit For The Job for owner JP McManus. Photograph: James Crombie

JP McManus is renowned as one of National Hunt racing’s most powerful owners but his increasing influence on the flat can be further advertised sho(...)

Wayne Lordan on Hint Of A Tint goes clear to win the Topaz Mile Handicap on day two of the Galway races. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Hint Of A Tint’s sliding handicap rating suggested a career on the wane, a suggestion the David Wachman-trained filly rebuffed in some style with a To(...)

Jockey Andrea Atzeni speaks with trainer Johnny Murtagh after riding Stroll Patrol to victory in the Sprint Handicap at the  Curragh. Photo.  Pat Healy/PA

Minalisa relishes fast ground and in such conditions the English sprinter can maintain her excellent record in this evening’s Listed feature at Naas.(...)

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(...)

Jessica Harrington: “She’s been pleasing me at home this spring. It’s amazing she did as much as a two-year-old as she did. She may come back in trip for the Irish Guineas, as she’s not a slow filly.”

Bocca Baciata looked a useful filly in the making as she took the feature Irish Stallion Farms EBF Salsabil Stakes at Navan.Winner of a maiden at the (...)

 Craig Williams rides Gordon Lord Byron to victory in the George Ryder Stakes during Guineas Day at Rosehill Gardens on March 29th, 2014 in Sydney, Australia. Photograph: Brendon Thorne/Getty Images

If the perfect race could be designed for Gordon Lord Byron it might just be Sunday’s Prix de la Foret at Longchamp and Irish flat racing’s fairy-tale(...)