Sole Power gallops on the all-weather track yesterday in preparation for tomorrow’s  Hong Kong International. Photograph: Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images

Making bookies richer may not be a hugely popular policy but Eddie Lynam will be a happy man if his two-pronged attack on tomorrow morning’s Hong Kong(...)

Trainer Dermot Weld is weighing up whether or not to take up a Group One option with the smart juvenile Tarfasha in Friday’s Shadwell Fillies Mile at Newmarket. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Dermot Weld is weighing up whether or not to take up a Group One option with the smart juvenile Tarfasha in Friday’s Shadwell Fillies Mile at Newmarke(...)

  Ruby Walsh and Terminal during the Galway Plate in July  where Terminal  appeared to race quite keenly in the early stages and paid the price in the closing stages Photograph: Inpho

The Guinness Kerry National is a glaring omission from JP McManus’s big race roll-of-honour but the legendary owner is clearly aiming to fill that gap(...)

The Sun Chariot is one of a series of options for Duntle, the  consistent daughter of Danehill Dancer.  Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Duntle could get the opportunity to finally secure an elusive Group One prize if she lines up in Newmarket’s Kingdom Of Bahrain Sun Chariot Stakes at (...)

Johnny Murtagh celebrates after riding Gordon Lord Byron to victory in the Betfred Sprint Cup during the Betfred Sprint Cup Festival at Haydock Park Racecourse, Newton-le-Willows. Photograph: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire

Over the years Johnny Murtagh has faced trappy big-race choices as to which horse to ride but with his trainer-hat on, he now appears to have a major (...)

David Wachman and jockey William Lordan is congratulated by Aidan O’Brien after winning the Keeneland Phoenix Stakes with Sudirman at the Curragh last month. Photograph: Inpho

It is half a century since an Irish-trained winner of Doncaster’s Ladbrokes St Leger that didn’t emerge from Ballydoyle, but David Wachman hopes to br(...)

Tapestry, ridden by Joesph O’Brien to win The Friarstown Stud Debutante Stakes, would have to be supplemented for the Moyglare Stud Stakes. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA

Having secured classic success at the Curragh with Just The Judge in May’s 1,000 Guineas, racing’s burgeoning power, Qatar Racing, will return to HQ t(...)

Dermot Weld’s Tandem is well drawn in the middle next to Ballydoyle runner Fortify

As theories go, the one which states if you’re in doubt at Galway, back Weld, has been mauled with overuse through the years – something that still do(...)

Jockey  Wayne Lordan will be in action at Naas this evening. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Wayne Lordan is set for two opportunities at Group One glory at Newmarket later in the week but can warm up for those high-profile assignments with su(...)

Kevin Manning on Trading Leather celebrates  winning the Irish Derby at the Curragh.  Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Connections of Libertarian believe the Investec Derby runner-up must have been feeling the effects of several tough runs when well beaten at the Curr(...)