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(...)

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(...)