Tony McCoy enters the parade ring aboard Carlingford Lough after winning the Hennessy Gold Cup at Leopardstown. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

You don’t ride over 4,300 winners without great timing but Tony McCoy’s punchline in securing a first ever Hennessy Gold Cup success on Carlingford Lo(...)

Paddy Mullins was head of one of the most famous National Hunt families in this country.

For those who can’t wait for the feast of National Hunt racing to begin on St Stephen’s day, Setanta will air Paddy Mullins – The Great Stayer on C(...)

It is 31 years since Stanerra secured Ireland’s only success in the hugely prestigious Japan Cup, but Trading Leather is on course to bridge that g(...)

Trainer Dermot Weld is aiming for a first success in the Breeders’ Cup in Santa Anita tonight. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Dermot Weld is a pioneer of world racing and it would be entirely appropriate were he to secure a first Breeders’ Cup success at Santa Anita tonight (...)

Joseph O’Brien: to ride Ruler of the World on Champions Day, Britain’s richest raceday.

Joseph O’Brien will replace Frankie Dettori on the 2013 Derby winner Ruler of the World in the Champion Stakes at Ascot tomorrow. Dettori had ridden t(...)

 Ryan Moore riding Found (blue and orange colours)  to victory in the  Prix Marcel Boussac  at Longchamp  in Paris. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Full Mast was named the winner of the Prix Jean-Luc Lagardere at Longchamp after first past the post Gleneagles was demoted to third by the stewards.H(...)

Aidan O’Brien: the Ballydoyle handler could now have three contenders for the Longchamp feature. Photograph: Inpho

Tapestry has emerged a possible challenger for the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe after French racing authority France Galop said she could be supplemented(...)

Frankie Dettori will ride Ruler of the World at Longchamp. Photograph: Lynne Cameron/PA Wire

Frankie Dettori has been confirmed as the rider of Ruler Of The World in Sunday’s Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe at Longchamp. There was speculation over w(...)

Frankie Dettori is set to renew his partnership with Qatar Prix Foy winner Ruler Of The World in the Arc while Joseph O’Brien rides Chicquita. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Just half-a-dozen Irish trained horses have ever won the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe and hopes of an addition to that most exclusive of lists this Sunda(...)

Aidan O’Brien: Ballydoyle handler will be well represented at the Group One extravaganza in France. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Aidan O’Brien has nominated Ruler Of The World and Chicquita as his two likely starters in Sunday’s €5 million Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe. It is (...)