Verrazano and War Command (pictured) will fly the Ballydoyle flag in this afternoon’s Eclipse at Sandown. Photograph:   Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Aidan O’Brien’s trans-Atlantic reach this weekend could see him double his Group One tally for the season with top-flight hopes from New York to Sa(...)

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(...)

Slade Power (centre in red and white) and  Wayne Lordan  win the Diamond Jubilee Stakes at  Royal Ascot. Photograph: Steve Parsons/PA

Eddie Lynam secured a remarkable sprint double at Royal Ascot after Slade Power stylishly claimed the Diamond Jubilee Stakes.The Irish handler hit the(...)

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(...)

Sole Power ridden by Richard Hughes stretches away from the field to win the King’s Stand Stakes during day one of Royal Ascot. Photograph: David Davies/PA

Sole Power’s devastating acceleration came to the fore once again as the brilliant sprinter secured back-to-back victories in the King’s Stand Stakes (...)

Dermot Weld sets Edelmira a major Oaks task in tomorrow’s Group Three feature at Cork. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Dermot Weld sets Edelmira a major ‘Oaks’ task in tomorrow’s Group Three feature at Cork but victory could set her up for an attempt at Classic glory a(...)

Ryan Moore has been given the mount on Geoffrey Chaucer for Saturday’s Investec Derby at Epsom. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Aidan O’Brien has finalised his jockey bookings for Saturday’s Investec Derby at Epsom, with Ryan Moore picking up the mount on Geoffrey Chaucer. Cool(...)

Australia (above) remains firmly on course to lead Aidan O’Brien’s attempt on a historic Epsom Derby hat-trick this Saturday. The hot-favourite – acc(...)

 Ryan Moore riding Orchestra to victory in the  MBNA Chester Vase at Chester last month. Photo: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Ryan Moore could leave a final decision on which of Aidan O’Brien’s team he will ride in Saturday’s Epsom Derby until final declaration time on Thursd(...)

 Ryan Moore riding The Grey Gatsby (L) win The Prix Du Jockey Club at Chantilly racecourse in Chantilly, France. Photo:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Yet another wonderful ride from Ryan Moore aboard The Grey Gatsby was enough to secure a first British-trained winner of the Prix du Jockey Club at Ch(...)