Tarasha is joint-second favourite for Saturday’s  Irish Oaks at the Curragh. Photograph: James Crosbie/Inpho.

Sheikh Hamdan’s Shadwell organisation looks to have a firm grip on Saturday evening’s Darley Irish Oaks with the hot-favourite Taghrooda backed up by (...)

Aidan O’Brien: Ballydoyle handler’s Great War could finish only fifth to Baitha Alga when sent off 5 to 6 favourite in the Norfolk Stakes at Ascot. Photograph: Steve Parsons/PA

The Great War is among 12 declarations as he attempts to redeem his reputation in the Portland Place Properties July Stakes at Newmarket tomorrow.Aida(...)

Ryan Moore: reportedly in line for mount on Verrazano. Photograph: Steve Parsons/PA Wire

Aidan O’Brien may have already won three classics and an Ascot Gold Cup so far in 2014 but his belief that the massive Ballydoyle string is only no(...)

Peter Chapple-Hyam: excellent record in the Irish 2,000 Guineas during the 1990s. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Supplementing Ahlan Emarati at a cost of €10,000 for today’s Gain Railway Stakes may be comparative chicken feed in terms of the elite bloodstock mar(...)

Bracelet ridden by Joseph O’Brien before winning the Ribblesdale Stakes during Day Three of the 2014 Royal Ascot Meeting at Ascot. Photograph: Steve Parsons/PA Wire

Bracelet bounced back from her disappointing display in last month’s Qipco 1000 Guineas to give Aidan and Joseph O’Brien victory in the Ribblesdale St(...)

Kingman (nearest camera) is edged out by Night of Thunder (right) in the Qipco 2,000 Guineas at Newmarket. The pair renew rivalry at Royal Ascot today. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images.

Bookmakers can hardly be accused of generosity in going just 9/1 about Irish-trained horses repeating last year’s remarkable four-timer on day one of(...)

James Doyle riding Kingman wins The Tattersalls Irish 2,000 Guineas at the Curragh. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Kingman ran out a scintillating winner of the Tattersalls Irish 2,000 Guineas at the Curragh.Beaten into second in the Newmarket equivalent earlier th(...)

Kingman’s trainer  John Gosden.

Connections of Kingman have no concerns about travelling to the Curragh for Saturday’s Tattersalls Irish 2,000 Guineas.John Gosden’s star colt lost hi(...)

Kingman, who finished runner-up to Night Of Thunder in the English Guineas, has been made 4/6 favourite by some firms to gain Classic compensation at the Curragh this Saturday.

Prince Khalid Abdullah has never won any of the three Group One prizes on offer at the Curragh this weekend but that could change with a vengeance as (...)

Kieren Fallon riding Night Of Thunder (right) wins  2000 Guineas Stakes from Kingman at Newmarket. Photograph: Getty Images

It is 21 years since a Newmarket Guineas runner-up, Barathea, went one better in the Tattersalls Irish 2,000 Guineas but Kingman is a hot favourite to(...)