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(...)

Baraweez and Colm O’Donoghue go on to win the  Irish Stallion Farms EBF “Ahanoora” Handicap on the final day  of the Galway Festival at Ballybrit. Photograph:  PA

Brian Ellison vowed to return to Galway after Baraweez and Pacific Heights gave him a one-three in the €100,000 Irish Stallion Farms EBF “Ahonoora” H(...)

Richard Hughes is led into the winner’s enclosure at Royal Ascot aboard speedball sprinter Sole Power. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

Kingman’s brilliant St James’s Palace Stakes rout on his first Royal Ascot appearance may have been the Day One headline act but Ireland’s sprint sta(...)

Trainer Tony Martin, whose Ted Veale bids for glory in today’s Ebor at York.

Tony Martin already knows what it is like to pick up some of the most prestigious handicap prizes in Britain but even by his standards, victory for Te(...)

Dawn Approach, ridden by Kevin Manning (left), lands a thrilling St James’s Palace Stakes at Royal Ascot.

There was irony in a JP McManus-owned horse putting a halt to the greatest streak of success ever enjoyed by Irish horses at Royal Ascot yesterday as (...)

Kevin Manning (right)  takes the Autumn Stakes at Newmarket aboard Trading Leather

Trading Leather may be behind Dawn Approach in the pecking order at Jim Bolger’s stables but unusually quick ground can ena(...)