Joseph O’Brien aboard Leading Light (right) on the way to another success. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

The Ascot Gold Cup has presented many challenges over its 206-year history but today’s centrepiece provides a test of courage for punters over whethe(...)

Ryan Moore riding Marvellous on the way to winning The Etihad Airways Irish 1,000 Guineas at the Curragh. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Marvellous gave jockey Ryan Moore a first victory in the Etihad Airways Irish 1,000 Guineas by cutting down 100 to 30 favourite Lightning Thunder at t(...)

Miss France (Maxime Guyon) lands yesterday’s Qipco 1,000 Guineas at Newmarket for French trainer Andre Fabre. Photograph: Steve Parsons/PA

Miss France bounced back to her best to provide master trainer Andre Fabre with his first Qipco 1000 Guineas at Newmarket yesterday.A desperately disa(...)