Big Orange and Jamie Spencer drive for home in the Princess of Wales’s Stakes. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Big Orange handed trainer Michael Bell a timely boost when demonstrating his battling qualities to gain a surprise success in the Princess of Wales’s (...)

Ryan Moore, pictured here guiding Washington DC to victory, landed a 54-1 treble at Royal Ascot on Tuesday. Photograph: PA

Some bookmakers are already paying out on Ryan Moore again being crowned Royal Ascot’s top jockey this week after a 54-1 opening day hat-trick saw (...)

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, trainer of Anthem Alexander: “If the ground at the Curragh is good or quicker we will go there very hopeful. If it is the slow side of good we will go there with our fingers crossed.” Photo: Patrick Bolger/Inpho

Next Sunday’s Keeneland Phoenix Stakes at the Curragh is Europe’s first Group One of the season for two year olds and the €200,000 feature could see e(...)

Sennockian Star ridden by Joe Fanning stretches away to win the   the bet365.com Stakes during day one of Glorious Goodwood. Photograph:   Steve Parsons/PA

Sennockian Star got this year’s Glorious Goodwood meeting off to a flyer for Mark Johnston in a thrilling bet365.com Stakes.Johnston has a tremendous (...)

Aidan O’Brien: Ballydoyle handler’s Great War could finish only fifth to Baitha Alga when sent off 5 to 6 favourite in the Norfolk Stakes at Ascot. Photograph: Steve Parsons/PA

The Great War is among 12 declarations as he attempts to redeem his reputation in the Portland Place Properties July Stakes at Newmarket tomorrow.Aida(...)

Ger Lyons: has some fancied runners at Down Royal today, including Azurite in the feature race.

Azurite can put a big-race seal on a hugely-profitable week for trainer Ger Lyons and owner Seán Jones by landing today’s €100,000 Magners Ulster Der(...)

Welcome to Las Vegas sign on the Las Vegas Strip. Photograph: Las Vegas news bureau

A California man who lost $500,000 (€360,000) in 17 hours gambling at a Las Vegas casino was so drunk he could not remember the episode after wakin(...)

The Red House, Youghal, Co Cork

“Look!” says Helen Keane as she shifts a rug on the floor at the Red House. “When we lifted the old carpets this is what we found.” She has exposed a (...)

Aidan O’Brien: Trainer may run War Command in the Futurity Stakes at the Curragh on Saturday.

In terms of unearthing future classic winners, Saturday’s Galileo Futurity Stakes has an enviable recent record, something to encourage War Command su(...)