Séamus Heffernan on Diamondsandrubies (white hat) pips Ryan Moore and Legatissimo in the Sea the Stars Pretty Polly Stakes at the Curragh. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Wayne Lordan enjoyed a productive Galway week, highlighted by Hint Of A Tint’s Topaz Mile victory, and will hope renewing acquaintances with Legatissi(...)

Jamie Spencer on Big Orange (centre) wins the Qatar  Cup at Goodwood. Photograph: Matthew Childs/Reuters

Big Orange teed himself up for a crack at the Melbourne Cup as he continued his improvement with a gutsy win in a three-way finish to a thrilling Q(...)

Ruby Walsh returns to the winner’s enclosure on Thomas Hobson after taking the opener on day three of the Galway Festival. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Shanahan’s Turn produced a gutsy display from the front to run out a convincing winner of the Galway Plate. Henry de Bromhead’s charge was a re(...)

Postponed ridden by Andrea Atzeni (left) beats Eagle Top ridden by Frankie Dettori in the King George VI And Queen Elizabeth Stakes. Photograph: PA.

Postponed just edged out Eagle Top in a terrific finish to the King George VI And Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot. The Luca Cumani-trained four(...)

John Gosden has pulled Golden Horn out of the King George VI And Queen Elizabeth Stakes. Photograph: Getty

Golden Horn will not run in the King George VI And Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot this afternoon, said trainer John Gosden. There had been a questio(...)

Richard Hughes was second in the King George & Queen Elizabeth Stakes in 2007. Photograph: Getty.

Richard Hughes, the champion jockey, will get a final chance to win the King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes just eight days before he retires (...)

John Gosden: trainer is expected to run Gretchen in Saturday’s evening’s €400,000 classic. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

The top of the Darley Irish Oaks betting is dominated by home-trained fillies but the shape of the cross-channel challenge will become clear at Tuesd(...)

Frankie Dettori rides Golden Horn to victory in The Coral-Eclipse at Sandown. Photograph: PA

Golden Horn has matched the achievement of the great Frankel having been given a rating of 130 by the British Horseracing Authority’s head of handicap(...)

David Wachman has indicated Legatissimo may sidestep Irish Oaks. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Legatissimo will try to regain the winning thread in the Qatar Nassau Stakes at Goodwood after narrow defeats in her last two starts. Winner of(...)

Lucida (right) finished third to  Ervedya (centre) in the Coronation Stakes at Royal Ascot Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images.

An international field of proven Group One winners may be in line for Friday’s QIPCO Falmouth Stakes but bookmakers reckon the Newmarket feature can (...)