Galileo Gold ridden by Frankie Dettori leads the field home to win the Qipco 2000 Guineas   at Newmarket. Photograph:  Julian Herbert/PA Wire

Galileo Gold ran out an emphatic winner of the Qipco 2000 Guineas for Frankie Dettori and Hugo Palmer at Newmarket. Prominent throughout, the Al Shaq(...)

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 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(...)

Trainer Aidan O’Brien: his team have hit the ground running so far this season with eight winners in Ireland already. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Coolmore will be Aidan O’Brien’s first runner on the flat in Britain this year when she puts her classic credentials on the line at Newmarket on Tues(...)

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(...)

Jack Hobbs won the Irish Derby in 2015. Photograph: Inpho

The Curragh have announced a number of initiatives, including a €250,000 increase in prize money, as they look to guarantee a stellar field for the 20(...)

 Frankie Dettori winning the Qatar Prix De L’Arc De Triomphe at Longchamp on Golden Horn. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Golden Horn has been named the Cartier Horse of the Year at the 25th annual awards, following an outstanding three-year-old campaign. Owned and bred b(...)

The Curragh is set for a €65 million development to be completed by 2018. Photograph: Inpho

A €65 million development plan to build a new racecourse at the Curragh was confirmed on Wednesday morning. Plans for Ireland’s premier thoroughbread(...)

Pat Smullen and Fascinating Rock lead the way from Found and favourite Jack Hobbs in the Champion Stakes at Ascot. Photograph: Getty

Dermot Weld saw six months of planning come to fruition after Fascinating Rock finally came of age in top-level company with victory in the Qipco Cham(...)

Bondi Beach, with Seamie Heffernan aboard, wins the Curragh Cup ahead of  Order Of St George and Ryan Moore in June. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho.

Order Of St George is set to bypass the Melbourne Cup, although Aidan O’Brien could still be well represented with both Kingfisher and Bondi Beach exp(...)