Trainer Aidan O’Brien to make late decision on participation of Found

With four weeks to go to the Newmarket 2,000 Guineas, Ryan Moore makes his first trip of the year to Ireland for four scheduled mounts at the Curra(...)

Barry Geraghty on Ivanovich Gorbatov celebrates winning the 1.30 JCB Triumph Hurdle at Cheltenham. Photo: Dylan Martinez/Reuters

Ivanovich Gorbatov gave Aidan O’Brien his first Festival winner since the mighty Istabraq when storming home in the JCB Triumph Hurdle at Cheltenham. (...)

Pat Smullen: “The atmosphere at Cheltenham is unbelievable, very special, and  is something the flat lacks a bit. ” Photo: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Ireland’s champion flat jockey Pat Smullen is set to again try and secure Cheltenham glory next week when he teams up with Dermot Weld’s First Figaro(...)

Vautour, right, with Ruby Walsh up, and Ballycasey, with David Mullins aboard, go past the main stand. Photograph: Matt Browne

Willie Mullins maintained the election theme at Leopardstown on Sunday when two of his big hopes for an elusive Cheltenham Gold Cup victory, Vautour a(...)

Ivanovich Gorbatov  faces danger from three top-class fillies in Saturday’s Spring Juvenile Hurdle at Leopardstown. Photograph: James Crombie/INPHO

The gambled-on Triumph Hurdle favourite Ivanovich Gorbatov could have to overcome ‘Girl Power’ if he is to successfully advertise his Cheltenham fest(...)

Jockey Joseph O’Brien was aboard Air Force Blue for two of his four wins in 2016. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho.

Joseph O’Brien is predicting big things from Air Force Blue in 2016. A winner of four of his five starts at two for Aidan O’Brien, with O’ Brien jnr i(...)

Barry Geraghty on Minella Foru celebrates winning The Paddy Power Steeplechase. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Eddie Harty has a single bullet left to fire at Leopardstown’s Christmas festival and State Of Origin has a lot to live up to on Tuesday after Minell(...)

 Wayne Lordan riding Legatissimo to victory in the Coolmore Fastnet Rock Matron Stakes at Leopardstown last month. Photo:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

It is over six months since her first race of 2015 but David Wachman hopes his superstar filly Legatissimo can put a successful Breeders Cup seal to t(...)

Gordon Elliott: his stable star,  Don Cossack, enjoyed a tremendous campaign last term, winning six of his seven starts including three Grade One victories. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Ground conditions will dictate whether Ireland’s highest-rated chaser Don Cossack will make his seasonal reappearance in Thursday’s Irish Daily Star C(...)

 Aidan O’Brien: trainer’s dual-Group One winner Air Force Blue will attempt to secure  a fourth Dewhurst victory and cement his position as favourite for next year’s 2,000 Guineas. Photograph:  Dan Sheridan/Inpho

The scene is set for an intriguing superpower clash between Air Force Blue and Emotionless at Newmarket this Saturday which could well identify Europ(...)