Frankie Dettori: has made 11 attempts at the Melbourne Cup, coming closest to winning in 1999. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

It is 22 years since Frankie Dettori saw first-hand how the Irish ex-jumper Vintage Crop transformed the Melbourne Cup, and the jockey will hope Will(...)

Found ridden by Ryan Moore (L) edges out Golden Horn ridden by Lanfranco Dettorito win the Breeders’ Cup Turf at Keeneland Racecourse in Lexington, Kentucky. Photograph: Rob Carr/Getty

The Aidan O’Brien-Ryan Moore team saved European blushes at the 2015 Breeders Cup with a victory for Found in the $3 million Turf over the Derby and A(...)

 Jockey Irad Ortiz Jr aboard Stephanie’s Kitten  pulls away from Legatissimo, ridden by Ryan Moore, to win the Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Sprint at Keeneland Racecourse  in Lexington, Kentucky. Photograph: Rob Carr/Getty Images

American Pharoah produced a dazzling performance to lead his rivals a merry dance in the Breeders’ Cup Classic at Keeneland. The first horse to win th(...)

Jockey Shane Foley ended his Irish season with 64 winners. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho.

Jockey Shane Foley will aim to put a Group One seal on a best-ever season when Success Days lines up in Sunday’s Grosser Preis Von Bayern in Munich. F(...)

Padraig Harrington shot a 68 in the opening round of the CIMB Classic in Kuala Lumpur. Photograph: Getty

Padraig Harrington fired his way to an opening round of 68 in the CIMB Classic in Kuala Lumpur. The three-time Major winner got off to a flying start (...)

Trainer Aidan O’Brien main focus is on next week’s Breeders Cup. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times.

Aidan O’Brien’s global Group One reach extends from Highland Reel’s attempt at Saturday morning’s Cox Plate in Melbourne to a three-pronged assault on(...)

 Emiliano Grillo  celebrates after winning   the Open at the North Course of the Silverado Resort and Spa in Napa, California. Photo:  Cliff Hawkins/Getty Images

Argentina’s Emiliano Grillo will look to become the first player to win the opening two events of the PGA Tour season since 2003 in this week’s Shrine(...)

Wayne Lordan riding Gordon Lord Byron to victory in the Qipco Champion Stakes at Ascot last year. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

The Qipco Champion Stakes has proved a notably difficult target for Irish-trained horses over the years but both Found and Fascinating Rock will attem(...)

 Ryan Moore  is reunited with Air Force Blue for the Dewhurst clash at Newmarket today. Photograph: David Davies/PA

Those who like head-to-head clashes of the superpower variety are in for a Dubai Dewhurst Stakes treat as Coolmore and Godolphin’s top classic hopes f(...)

Tony Martin has a busy weekend ahead with runners at Newmarket today as well as three of the four weekend fixtures at home. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/INPHO

Just three Irish-trained horses have ever won the English Cesarewitch in its 175-year history. Tony Martin throws a trio at today’s marathon renewal(...)