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(...)

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(...)

Ryan Moore rides Gleneagles to win The Quipco 2000 Guineas Stakes at Newmarket on May 2nd. Photo: Charlie Crowhurst/Getty Images

Aidan O’Brien quickly overcame a brief flirtation with running Gleneagles in the Derby and that decision will pay off with a vengeance if the dual-Gui(...)

Champions Day at Ascot in October could be worth £5 million (€6.9m) under a new Qatar sponsorship deal. Photograph: Getty

The seemingly limitless spending power of Qatar was once more on show on Wednesday, when its ruling family signed up for the biggest sponsorship deal (...)

Anthem Alexander, seen here winning last year’s Queen Mary Stakes at Royal Ascot, made an impressive seasonal reappearance at Naas. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images.

The weather may have made it feel more like January than June for Royal Ascot trials day at Naas, but there were plenty of clues on offer for those wh(...)

Aidan O’Brien is in pursuit of a 10th Tattersalls Irish 2,000 Guineas victory – and a 33rd Irish classic in all – but it is Gleneagles’ prohibitive 1(...)

Ryan Moore and Gleneagles win the 2000 Guineas at Newmarket. Photograph: Getty

Gleneagles gave Aidan O’Brien his seventh Qipco 2000 Guineas success as he ran out a convincing winner of the first Classic of the season at Newmarket(...)

 Richard Hughes celebrates winning the champion flat jockey award for a third straight season  in 2014. Photograph:   John Giles/PA

Richard Hughes will retire from riding at the end of the Flat campaign before embarking upon a training career in 2016.The 42-year-old Irish-born jock(...)

Trainer Tony Martin: bidding to record a Group One  win in France with Clonard Street. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Legendary owner JP McManus and trainer Tony Martin could break dramatic new flat-race ground on Saturday as their star two year old Clonard Street is(...)