James Doyle on Noble Mission comes home to win the Tattersalls Gold Cup at the Curragh last May. Lorraine O’Sullivan/INPHO

The make-up of this May’s Tattersalls Gold Cup will be of major importance to the Curragh authorities after the European Pattern Committee’s confirmat(...)

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(...)

Moment of strewth: Joseph O’Brien acknowledges the crowd after his victory on Australia in the Investec Derby at Epsom racecourse. Photograph: David Davies/PA

Australia might have injected the greatest possible substance into his already stratospheric reputation with a resounding Epsom Derby victory but even(...)

 Tom Queally riding Frankel  winning  The Qipco Champions Stakes at Ascot Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Frankel’s first foal has been born to Group Three-winning mare Chrysanthemum. The six-year-old daughter of Danehill Dancer gave birth to a bay colt at(...)

Toormore, seen here winning the National Stakes at the Curragh, will provide strong opposition to Aidan O’Brien’s four entries in the Racing Post Trophy. Photograph: Inpho.

Aidan O’Brien had to wait until War Command’s Dewhurst Stakes earlier this month to secure a first juvenile Group One prize of 2013 but could build on(...)

Tom Queally and Tiger Cliff win The Betfred Ebor at York. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Tiger Cliff won the Betfred Ebor Handicap at York under Tom Queally for Lady Cecil. The 5/1 chance rattled home in the closing stages to deny the stro(...)

 Wayne Lordan riding Duntle (centre) wins the Duke of Cambridge Stakes during day two of Royal Ascot at Ascot Racecourse last month. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images.

Duntle will try and put the Group One record straight at Deauville tomorrow when she lines up in the €300,000 Prix Rothschild for Co Tipperary trainer(...)

Michael Stoute can land the Group Two feature at the Curragh on Sunday with Dank.

The most successful trainer in Irish Oaks’ history is Michael Stoute but while the legendary Newmarket handler isn’t represented in this evening’s fi(...)

A lot of sentiment and a touch of history will revolve around Riposte’s classic ambitions in Saturday evening’s Darley Irish Oaks at the Curragh.Suppl(...)

Talent remains on course to try and complete an Oaks  Classic double on Saturday week.

For the first time the Darley Irish Oaks will have a 6.15 evening start on Saturday week but the Curragh’s Derby experience 12 days ago indicates a co(...)