Aidan O’Brien’s Minding is favourite for the 1,000 Guineas. Photograph: Getty

Hot favourite Minding heads a field of 16 declared for the Qipco 1000 Guineas at Newmarket on Sunday. Aidan O’Brien’s daughter of Galileo enjoyed a b(...)

Air Force Blue is the favourite for the 2,000 Guineas. Photograph: Getty

Air Force Blue features among 17 horses confirmed at the five-day entry stage for the Qipco 2000 Guineas at Newmarket on Saturday. Aidan O’Brien’s st(...)

Trainer Aidan O’Brien: his team have hit the ground running so far this season with eight winners in Ireland already. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Coolmore will be Aidan O’Brien’s first runner on the flat in Britain this year when she puts her classic credentials on the line at Newmarket on Tues(...)

Harzand ridden by Pat Smullen pn the way to victory at Leopardstown. Photograph: PA

Harzand advertised his Classic potential with victory in the P.W. McGrath Memorial Ballysax Stakes at Leopardstown. Despite taking a big rise in grad(...)

Aidan O’Brien has three of the eight horses confirmed in St Leger. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Connections of Storm The Stars are keeping their fingers crossed Saturday’s Ladbrokes St Leger does not prove one run too many for the tough-as-tea(...)

Muthmir ridden by jockey Paul Hanagan on the way to winning the Qatar King George Stakes during day four of the Goodwood Festival. Photograph: John Walton/PA

Muthmir put his flop in the July Cup behind him to win the Qatar King George Stakes at Glorious Goodwood for William Haggas. Having progressed through(...)

Jamie Spencer on Big Orange (centre) wins the Qatar  Cup at Goodwood. Photograph: Matthew Childs/Reuters

Big Orange teed himself up for a crack at the Melbourne Cup as he continued his improvement with a gutsy win in a three-way finish to a thrilling Q(...)

Richard Hughes riding Gibeon stretches away to win The Land Rover Stakes at Goodwood racecourse. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Richard Hughes can “retire a happy man” after opening his account at this year’s Glorious Goodwood on Gibeon in the Land Rover Stakes. The champion jo(...)

 Barry Geraghty: “I’m hoping I’ll be able to ride at the weekend, but I’m going to ride out in the morning and I’ll see how I feel.”   Photograph:  Julian Herbert/PA

Barry Geraghty remains hopeful of making his debut as retained jockey to leading owner JP McManus this weekend – despite being admitted to hospital(...)

Ryan Moore on Aloft leads the field on the way to winning the Queen’s vase at Royal Ascot and give the jockey a record ninth win at the meeting. Photo:   Matthew Childs/Action Images via Reuters/Livepic

Ryan Moore rode a record ninth winner of this year’s Royal Ascot meeting aboard Aloft in the Queen’s Vase. Lester Piggott set the previous post-war be(...)