Luca Cumani  has turned to Kevin Manning’s vast local knowledge for Volume today and that could tip things towards a fifth Irish classic win for the Newmarket trainer. Photo: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Taghrooda’s absence from today’s Darley Irish Oaks means no overwhelming Curragh classic favourite, something which in turn could provoke contradicto(...)

 Declan McDonogh: “He might run well in the Gladness Stakes (at the Curragh next month) or something like that.”  Photograph: Inpho

Kingsbarns could finish only third as Qewy made all of the running to spring a surprise in the Heritage Stakes at Leopardstown yesterday. (...)