John Gosden, trainer of Irish Derby hopeful Jack Hobbs. Photograph: Paul Harding/PA

Ante-post favourite Jack Hobbs pleased trainer John Gosden in his final piece of work yesterday ahead of the 150th Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the (...)

Suits You ridden by Cristian Demuro (purple and white) gets the better of Ryan Moore and Ballydoyle to win the  Chesham Stakes at  Royal Ascot. Photo: Matthew Childs/Action Images via Reuters/Livepic

Undrafted won the Diamond Jubilee Stakes for Frankie Dettori and American trainer Wesley Ward. Ward is no stranger to success at the big meeting but (...)

Pat Smullen steering Free Eagle to win the KPMG Enterprise Stakes in Leopardstown last September. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

If it is D-Day for Free Eagle then the ‘D’ stands for the Dermot Weld-trained star finally delivering on a towering reputation in Group One style. Th(...)

Pat Smullen is fourth favourite to be leading jockey at Ascot this week. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho.

Ireland’s champion jockey Pat Smullen is rated a 14 to 1 shot by some betting firms to emerge as the leading rider at Royal Ascot this week and is se(...)

Jamie Spencer will ride The Grey Gatsby, pictured with trainer Kevin Ryan, in the Prince of Wales’s Stakes at Royal Ascot on Tuesday. Photograph: Inpho

Jamie Spencer has come in for the ride of The Grey Gatsby in Wednesday’s Prince of Wales’s Stakes at Royal Ascot for which 10 have been declared. Ryan(...)

Ruby Walsh and On His Own. They will line up in the €850,000 Grand Steeple-Chase de Paris  on Sunday. Photograph: INPHO/Dan Sheridan

The Cheltenham Gold Cup remains famously elusive for Willie Mullins, but Ireland’s champion trainer will hope the French version is more rewarding wh(...)

Trainer Dermot Weld is aiming for a first success in the Breeders’ Cup in Santa Anita tonight. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Dermot Weld is a pioneer of world racing and it would be entirely appropriate were he to secure a first Breeders’ Cup success at Santa Anita tonight (...)

Ryan Moore and Adelaide en route to success in the Cox Plate at the weekend. Photograph: Vince Caligiuri

Magician is set to lead a select Irish raiding party on this week’s Breeders’ Cup at Santa Anita and will join a select group if he can record back-to(...)

Joseph O’Brien is attempting to make the weight so as to ride Australia in York’s Juddmonte feature. Photograph: PA

Considering how Sea The Stars and Frankel are on the Juddmonte International roll of honour it’s odd to see York’s most prestigious race as somethi(...)

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(...)