Gordon Lord Byron is among 19 entries left in the six furlong event. Photograph: Brendon Thorne/Getty Images

Tom Hogan’s international stalwart Gordon Lord Byron will tackle Haydock’s Betfred Sprint Cup for the fourth time in his illustrious career this Satu(...)

Pat Smullen celebrates winning the Darley Irish Oaks. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Pat Smullen will attempt to continue his run of Group One success on Snow Sky in Saturday’s King George & Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot but Irel(...)

Trainer Dermot Weld: will be hoping Brooch bounces back with a victory at the Curragh. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Dank’s 2013 Kilboy Estate Stakes victory was a prelude to Group One success and if there’s a future top-flight winner in Sunday’s Curragh feature it c(...)

Pat Smullen will be on board Mustajeeb in the Diamond Jubilee Stakes at Ascot. Photograph: Reuters.

Australians have got used to Dermot Weld upsetting their Melbourne Cup prejudices over the decades but they may have to get their heads around the le(...)

Trainers Tom Hogan and Eddie Lynam (right)  after a trackwork session at Sha Tin Racecourse in Hong Kong, Hong Kong. Photograph: Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images

Sole Power secured ‘Horse of the Year’ honours in 2014 and a similar programme is likely for the star sprinter in 2015 despite a lacklustre end to his(...)

Trainer John Moore poses with Joao Moreira as the winning jockey  kisses his wife Tasciana Moreira after partnering  Designs on Rome to win The Longines Hong Kong Cup  at Sha Tin. Photograph: Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images

Irish stars Gordon Lord Byron and Sole Power were out of luck in the Longines Hong Kong Sprint, which was won by Aerovelocity.Gordon Lord Byron fared (...)

Craig Williams riding Tom Hogan-trained Gordon Lord Byron   in Sydney, Australia, earlier this year. Photograph: Brendon Thorne/Getty Images

Two of Irish racing’s most stalwart international travellers, Sole Power and Gordon Lord Byron, will both try to make it third-time lucky in Sunday’s (...)

Actress Maureen O’Hara: her former PA got an apology from O’Hara’s nephew. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Actress Maureen O’Hara’s former personal assistant was today given a High Court apology and damages over a number of statements made by the 94-year-ol(...)

Charm Spirit (left) ridden by Oliver Peslier beats Night Of Thunder (right) ridden by Richard Hughes to win the Queen Elizabeth II Stakes at Ascot. Photograph: Steve Parsons/PA Wire

Charm Spirit gave the French their first winner in the Queen Elizabeth II Stakes for 21 years when powering home in a messy race for mile Group One a(...)

 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(...)