Pat Smullen riding Covert Love (orange) to glory in  Prix De L’Opera. They got the better of a sustained duel with Frankie Dettori on Jazzi Top. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Pat Smullen was out of luck in the Arc on board Free Eagle but Ireland’s champion jockey struck Group One gold in the preceding Prix de l’Opera with (...)

Frankie Dettori riding Golden Horn to win The Qatar Prix De L’Arc De Triomphe at Longchamp racecourse  in Paris, France. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Golden Horn and Frankie Dettori clinched a brilliant victory in the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe at Longchamp. John Gosden’s Derby hero and subsequent wi(...)

Thierry Jarnet leads Treve to victory in last year’s Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe at Longchamp  in Paris last year. Photograph: Eric Feferbergeric/AFP/Getty

Her trainer insists should Treve secure an unprecedented hat-trick of Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe victories it will make the French superstar racing’s g(...)

Aidan O’Brien’s 14-1 shot Port Douglas and jockey Emmet McNamara (left) beat True Solitaire and  Pat Smullen to win the Juddmonte Beresford Stakes at the Curragh. Photograph: PA

Aidan O’Brien will consider a tilt at the Racing Post Trophy with Port Douglas after a surprise victory from the front in the Juddmonte Beresford Stak(...)

The  Aidan O’Brien-trained Deauville will race  in the Group 2 Royal Lodge Stakes at Newmarket. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Just a few days after losing a Group 1 prize at the British Horseracing Authority’s headquarters, Aidan O’Brien aims for an 11th top-flight prize of (...)

Mick Kinane  after landing the English Derby at Epsom in 2009:  Sea The Stars “was a very quiet and calm horse; when the stalls opened, though, he rolled his sleeves up.” Photograph: Julian Herbert/Getty Images

If the trouble with retirement is indeed the lack of a day off, it appears to be far from a problem for Michael Kinane. The competitive urge inevitabl(...)

Air Force Blue (USA) ridden by Joseph O’Brien comes home to win The Keeneland Phoenix Stakes at the Curragh. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Air Force Blue reversed Royal Ascot form with Buratino to give Aidan O’Brien another win in the Keeneland Phoenix Stakes at the Curragh. Having won se(...)

Seamus Heffernan will partner Together Forever in the Darley Irish Oaks. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The Coolmore team paid out €40,000 to supplement Curvy into the Darley Irish Oaks and also have the regally bred Words to dominate the top of the bet(...)

Joseph O’Brien: the 22-year-old has had problems with his weight. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Ryan Moore’s injury misfortune could turn into Group 1 opportunity for Joseph O’Brien when the Irishman teams up with Archangel Raphael in Longcham(...)

 Frankie Dettori riding Golden Horn to victory in The Investec Derby at Epsom. Photo:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Jamie Spencer will again partner The Grey Gatsby for his mouthwatering clash with Derby hero Golden Horn in the Coral-Eclipse at Sandown tomorrow. (...)