Eoin Ryan of Kilmallock tussles with Na Piarsaigh’s David Breen. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/INPHO

Clares’s 1995 and 1997 All-Ireland SHC medallist Ger “Sparrow” O’Loughlin masterminded a shock victory for Kilmallock in yesterday’s Limerick senior h(...)

Trainer Aidan O’Brien ©INPHO/Dan Sheridan

Aidan O’Brien will make a late decision on where Ol’ Man River runs this weekend with the highly-regarded juvenile one of 16 possibles in the Juddmont(...)

Ryan Moore aboard The Grey Gatsby comes home to take the Champion Stakes just ahead of Australia, ridden by Joseph O’Brien. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The first chapter of the inaugural Champions Weekend got a finish for the ages with The Grey Gatsby’s dramatic defeat of Australia in Saturday evening(...)

Australia day: Joseph O’Brien rides Champions Stakes favourite Australia to victory in The Juddmonte International Stakes at York in  August 2014. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Champions Weekend has been built and it only remains to be seen if they will come. But what can already be said ahead of kick-off at Leopardstown tod(...)

Kevin Ryan:  Easy decision to supplement his French Derby winner but “everything now depends on the ground”. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

With just three days to Champions Weekend it’s a case of all present and correct as The Grey Gatsby’s €75,000 supplementary into the €1 million Qip(...)

Joseph O’Brien rides Australia to victory in yesterday’s Juddmonte International Stakes at York. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

A reputation can be made easily, but real achievements have to be earned on the track. At York on Wednesday, Australia proved his merit as a Coolmore (...)

Joseph O’Brien will again be in the saddle on Australia for Wednesday’s Juddmonte International at York. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Aidan O’Brien’s dual Derby hero Australia will face five rivals in the Juddmonte International at York on Wednesday.Since being narrowly beaten into t(...)

Eddie Lynam: “We’re stepping her up to six furlongs and I would feel she might not get the trip and she wouldn’t enjoy the ground if it were soft” Photograph: Getty Images

Eddie Lynam has warned Alexander Anthem could bypass the Phoenix Stakes at the Curragh tomorrow should the ground be too soft. The Starspangledbanner (...)

Colm O’Donoghue after his recent Oaks win at the Curragh. The Co Cork jockey is fancied to land the Topaz Sprint on Baraweez at Galway tonight.

Just one cross-channel-trained horse has ever won the Topaz Mile, and that was 35 years ago, but Baraweez could change that with a vengeance on day t(...)

Aidan O’Brien:  insisted the brilliant Epsom Derby winner won’t be risked on home soil if ground conditions turn soft. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

The weather looks like cooperating enough with the Curragh to allow Australia fulfil his role as headline act for Saturday’s €1.25 million Dubai Dut(...)