Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, seen here  at Newmarket, jas launhed an internal invesigation into his equing operations. Photograph:  Charlie Crowhurst/Getty Images

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has launched an internal investigation into his equine operations after an illegal shipment of unlicensed veteri(...)

Encke lands last year’s St Leger at Doncaster, denying Camelot the much coveted Triple Crown.

Encke will retain his status as a Classic winner despite Monday’s revelation that he returned a positive test for an anabolic steroid this spri(...)

Last year’s Ladbrokes St Leger winner Encke among seven more horses from Mahmood Al Zarooni stable to test positive for anabolic steroids. Photograph: Getty Images

The capacity of the Godolphin doping scandal both to shock and amaze shows no sign of diminishing. The initial re(...)

The capacity of the Godolphin doping scandal both to shock and amaze shows no sign of diminishing. The initial revelation that 15 horses at Mah(...)

Trainer Mahmood al-Zarooni leaves after a disciplinary hearing at the British Horseracing Authority, in London last month.

Surprise was the immediate reaction of most racing fans when it was confirmed on Tuesday that Mahmood al-Zarooni had lodged an appeal against his e(...)