Good ground could send the David Wachman trained Most Beautiful to the Curragh for a tilt at the Phoenix Stakes next Sunday. Photograph:  Lorraine O’Sullivan/INPHO

Most Beautiful could attempt to continue David Wachman’s run of Group 1 success in this Sunday’s Keeneland Phoenix Stakes at the Curragh, Europe’s fi(...)

Trainer Tony Martin sends out two runners to defend Newtown Anner Stud’s defence of the Guinness Handicap at the Galway Festival. Photograph: Donall Farmer/INPHO

Artful Artist scooped last year’s Guinness Handicap and his owners, Newtown Anner Stud Farm, appear determined to hold on to the €100,000 fifth day (...)

 Kevin Manning guides  Pleascach  to victory in the  Tattersalls Irish 1,000 Guineas at the Curragh.  Photo by Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images)

The Gold Cup may be Royal Ascot’s Group One feature but there’s little doubt the proven Day Three Group One star is Pleascach who lines up in the Gro(...)

Michael Halford: trainer could take his chance with runner-up in last year’s Chesham, Toscanini, in Friday’s Group 1 Commonwealth Cup. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Michael Halford will hope to break his Royal Ascot duck this week but before that the trainer can secure a double at Sligo this evening. Toscanini, r(...)

Ryan Moore onboard The Grey Gatsby comes home to win just ahead of Australia ridden by Joseph O’Brien at Leopardstown. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The Grey Gatsby heads a field of just six into Sunday’s Tattersalls Gold Cup but it really is all about quality over quantity for the Curragh’s Group(...)

P Ryan Moore on Found wins the l Prix Marcel Boussac–Criterium Des Pouliches at Longchamp racecourse last  October in Paris, France. Found is one of five O’Brien-trained fillies left in after the five-day stage for the  Tattersalls Irish 1,000 Guineas.   Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

A seventh win in Sunday’s Tattersalls Irish 1, 000 Guineas would see Aidan O’Brien equal the record-tally of victories in the fillies classic and Foun(...)

  Forgotten Rules, ridden by Pat Smullen, won the Coolmore Vintage Crop Stakes at Navan to keep up his 100 per cent record. Photo:  Ben Hoskins/Getty Images

Forgotten Rules warmed up for the Gold Cup at Royal Ascot when preserving his 100 per cent record in the Coolmore Vintage Crop Stakes at Navan on Sund(...)

Meeting some of the heroes of the turf – human and equine – is one of the attractions of the Curragh Thoroughbred Trail. It’s a one-off event which is(...)

Australia wins a far-from-competitive  Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh.

Brian Kavanagh has stressed any moves to bolster the flagging prestige of the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby will have to be taken within an overall exa(...)

Ansgar ridden by James Doyle comes home to win The Doom Bar Supreme Stakes at Goodwood Racecourse, Chichester. Photo:  John Walton/PA Wire

With less than three weeks to Irish racing’s new €3.7 million “Champions Weekend” extravaganza there was a distinct warm-up tone to yesterday’s Currag(...)