Jamie Spencer riding Master Of Irony to victory in the 32Red/Irish Stallion Farms EBF Maiden Stakes at Lingfield. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Jamie Spencer was back in the winner’s enclosure after his first ride since announcing he was to carry on riding when partnering Master Of Irony to vi(...)

Jamie Spencer has been champion jockey in both Ireland and Britain and has won 33 Group races worldwide. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho.

Trade Storm’s odds always indicated a neat fairytale-finale for Jamie Spencer in Hong Kong over the weekend was a long-shot. In contrast the odds abou(...)

Jockey Jamie Spencer has abandoned plans to retire from the saddle and will continue next year as a freelance. Photograph: Anna Gowthorpe/PA

Jockey Jamie Spencer has abandoned plans to retire from the saddle and will continue next year as a freelance.The 34-year-old Irish-born rider shocked(...)

Trainer John Moore poses with Joao Moreira as the winning jockey  kisses his wife Tasciana Moreira after partnering  Designs on Rome to win The Longines Hong Kong Cup  at Sha Tin. Photograph: Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images

Irish stars Gordon Lord Byron and Sole Power were out of luck in the Longines Hong Kong Sprint, which was won by Aerovelocity.Gordon Lord Byron fared (...)

Martin Garcia (top) rides Bayern to victory past Victor Espinoza on California Chrome (bottom) and Jamie Spencer on Toast of New York. Photograph: Jae C Hong/AP

Santa Anita is only 20 miles from Hollywood but just a nose prevented Jamie Spencer from securing a perfect movie-style ending to his career in the ea(...)

St Nicholas Abbey in a driving finish, ridden by Joseph O’Brien, surges to the finish line to win the Breeders’ Cup Turf during the 2011 Breeders’ Cup World Championships at Churchill Downs, Kentucky, in 2011. Photograph: Matthew Stockman/Getty Images

It is less than three years since Joseph O’Brien burst on to racing’s international stage with St Nicholas Abbey’s Breeders’ Cup success, the sound(...)

 Andrea Atzeni: will replace Jamie Spencer as No 1 jockey to ownership superpower, Qatar Racing. Photo: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

The Curragh gets a final chance to iron out any kinks ahead of ‘Champions Weekend’ in a fortnight when tomorrow’s HQ action includes an early interna(...)

Irish jockey Jamie Spencer (right) on Certerach wins the Dubai Gold Cup race during the Dubai World Cup 2014 at Meydan. Photograph: Yoshua Arias/EPA

Racing round-up: Saeed bin Suroor’s magic in the Dubai World Cup came to the fore(...)

Rizeena ridden by James Doyle wins the Moyglare Stud Stakes. Photograph: Inpho/Lorraine O’Sullivan

James Doyle’s status as jockey of the moment received a Group One imprimatur at the Curragh yesterday when the young English man guided Rizeena to a d(...)

Tapestry ridden by Joseph O’Brien wins The Friarstown Stud Debutante Stakes during the Keeneland Phoenix Stakes Day at the Curragh. Photograph Niall Carson/PA Wire

It’s only 220 yards but the seventh and final furlong of tomorrow’s Moyglare Stud Stakes at the Curragh could be crucial to Wonderfully upsetting the (...)