Adelaide:  has run seven times in his life, in four different countries, and notched a Grade 1 success under Ryan Moore in the Secretariat Stakes in Chicago last August. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Aidan O’Brien’s Adelaide could be a poster-horse for flat racing’s end-of-term international merry-go-round and hopes are growing the colt can provide(...)

 Ryan Moore riding Found (blue and orange colours)  to victory in the  Prix Marcel Boussac  at Longchamp  in Paris. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Full Mast was named the winner of the Prix Jean-Luc Lagardere at Longchamp after first past the post Gleneagles was demoted to third by the stewards.H(...)

 Yuichi Fukunaga celebrates riding Just A Way to victory in the Dubai Duty Free during the Dubai World Cup at the Meydan Racecourse in March. If he stays he could win Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe. Photograph: Getty Images

It’s not difficult to argue the single most impressive performance of 2014 so far has been Taghrooda’s King George last July. And since Tapestry sub(...)

Aidan O’Brien: the Ballydoyle handler could now have three contenders for the Longchamp feature. Photograph: Inpho

Tapestry has emerged a possible challenger for the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe after French racing authority France Galop said she could be supplemented(...)

Ryan Moore aboard The Grey Gatsby comes home to take the Champion Stakes just ahead of Australia, ridden by Joseph O’Brien. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The first chapter of the inaugural Champions Weekend got a finish for the ages with The Grey Gatsby’s dramatic defeat of Australia in Saturday evening(...)

Ryan Moore onboard The Grey Gatsby comes home to win the QIPCO Irish Champion Stakes just ahead of Australia ridden by Joseph O’Brien. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Joseph O’Brien’s controversial QIPCO Irish Champion Stakes ride on Australia yesterday evening has taken another twist with confirmation that the c(...)

Australia day: Joseph O’Brien rides Champions Stakes favourite Australia to victory in The Juddmonte International Stakes at York in  August 2014. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Champions Weekend has been built and it only remains to be seen if they will come. But what can already be said ahead of kick-off at Leopardstown tod(...)

Joseph O’Brien rides Leading Light to victory in the English St Leger at Doncaster in 2013. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Tomorrow’s Curragh leg of Champions Weekend faces both international and domestic competition from Arc trials day in Longchamp and the start of the 20(...)

Stephen Gallacher: in fine form after third place finish at Italian Open and has good track record at Gleneagles. Photograph: Stuart Franklin/Getty Images.

Paul McGinley must wish he was a magician, able to distort reality. But he’s not, and the simple fact of the matter is that he has three “wild card” (...)

Australia (Joseph O’Brien) lands the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh in June.

Only once in the Juddmonte International’s illustrious history has an English-Irish Derby winner emerged best in York’s Ebor Festival showpiece but 3(...)