Aidan O’Brien: rates Air Force Blue as best two year old he has ever handled. Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Air Force Blue faces a date with destiny in today’s QIPCO 2, 000 Guineas at Newmarket with the season’s first classic apparently at his mercy. The c(...)

Aidan O’Brien’s Minding is favourite for the 1,000 Guineas. Photograph: Getty

Hot favourite Minding heads a field of 16 declared for the Qipco 1000 Guineas at Newmarket on Sunday. Aidan O’Brien’s daughter of Galileo enjoyed a b(...)

Air Force Blue heads a field of 13 for the 2000 Guineas. Photograph: Getty

Air Force Blue heads a field of 13 declared for the Qipco 2000 Guineas at Newmarket on Saturday. Aidan O’Brien’s star colt is odds-on to take the fir(...)

Air Force Blue is the favourite for the 2,000 Guineas. Photograph: Getty

Air Force Blue features among 17 horses confirmed at the five-day entry stage for the Qipco 2000 Guineas at Newmarket on Saturday. Aidan O’Brien’s st(...)

Pleascach, who was runner-up at Navan, winning the Taggersalls Irish 1,000 Guineas at the Curragh last year. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Two future Group One winners emerged from the 2015 Irish Stallion Farms Salsabil Stakes and Curragh trainer Patrick Prendergast is hoping his star fil(...)

Trainer Dermot Weld and jockey Pat Smullen. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

It is debatable how relevant to Epsom in June ground conditions that a Grand National contender might baulk at will ultimately prove to be although th(...)

Sruthan, ridden by Chris Hayes, wins The Tote Irish Lincolnshire at the Curragh. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Paul Deegan saddled a memorable one-two in the Tote Irish Lincolnshire as Sruthan led home stablemate Aussie Valentine. The latter, better fancied in(...)

Aidan O’Brien: has won three of the last four renewals of the famous Epsom Derby. Photo: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Ante-post favourites Midterm and Foundation are among 136 horses to stand their ground for the Epsom Investec Derby. A total of 136 horses go forwar(...)

Uber does not pay VAT on driver commissions charged here “as these services are rendered out of the Netherlands”. Photograph: Junko Kimura-Matsumoto/Bloomberg

Ahead of today’s opening of a new call centre in Limerick by online transport company Uber, the Sunday Times reports calls by Fianna Fáil for governme(...)

Jim Bolger: will continue to be one of Godolphin’s three trainers in Ireland.  Photograph: Piaras Ó Mídheach/Sportsfile

Sheikh Mohammed’s plans for a new streamlined Godolphin bloodstock operation will have no impact on his Irish racing interests with the ruler of Duba(...)