Seamie Heffernan on Diamondsandrubies (white hat) wins the Pretty Polly Stakes  from Legatissimo and  Ryan Moore at the Curragh. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Diamondsandrubies denied Legatissimo in a driving finish to the Sea The Stars Pretty Polly Stakes at the Curragh. The Aidan O’Brien-trained filly made(...)

Jockey Ryan Moore will ride Legatissimo, Most Beautiful and Shogun at the Curragh on Sunday. Photograph: PA.

The Curragh’s classic weekend sees a clash of the classic winners in Sunday’s Group One feature with connections of the Irish 1,000 Guineas heroine (...)

 John Gosden: will be hoping Jack Hobbs can deliver success in the  Curragh showpiece on Saturday. Photo: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Epsom runner-up Jack Hobbs remains a strong favourite to go one better in the 150th Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby after a field of eight was declared fo(...)

Jack Hobbs’ jockey William Buick is aiming to break his duck in the Irish Derby. Photograph: Getty Images

It is 20 years since Sheikh Mohammed tasted Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby success but in Jack Hobbs the ruler of Dubai has an odds-on favourite to secur(...)

 Kevin Manning guides  Pleascach  to victory in the  Tattersalls Irish 1,000 Guineas at the Curragh.  Photo by Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images)

The Gold Cup may be Royal Ascot’s Group One feature but there’s little doubt the proven Day Three Group One star is Pleascach who lines up in the Gro(...)

Ryan Moore, pictured here guiding Washington DC to victory, landed a 54-1 treble at Royal Ascot on Tuesday. Photograph: PA

Some bookmakers are already paying out on Ryan Moore again being crowned Royal Ascot’s top jockey this week after a 54-1 opening day hat-trick saw (...)

Ryan Moore rides Gleneagles to win The Quipco 2000 Guineas Stakes at Newmarket on May 2nd. Photo: Charlie Crowhurst/Getty Images

Aidan O’Brien quickly overcame a brief flirtation with running Gleneagles in the Derby and that decision will pay off with a vengeance if the dual-Gui(...)

Aidan O’Brien:  trainer’s dual-Guineas winner Gleneagles is a red-hot favourite for Tuesday’s St James’s Palace Stakes although one of his five opponents will be the French 2,000 Guineas winner, Make Believe. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

The remarkable Sole Power will attempt to make history by securing a King’s Stand Stakes hat-trick on day one of Royal Ascot and success could encour(...)

Champion jockey Pat Smullen aims to reach the half-century mark for the season in Ireland this weekend.

Free Eagle heads Pat Smullen’s enviable book of Royal Ascot rides next week but, first, the champion jockey aims to reach the half-century mark for(...)

 William Buick riding Jack Hobbs, odds-on favourite for the Irish Derby, during the ‘Breakfast With The Stars’ morning at Epsom. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty

Jack Hobbs has been installed an odds-on favourite for the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh later this month, but the Epsom runner-up is u(...)