Billy Lee: targets a  valuable handicap pot aboard the selection. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Billy Lee secured a memorable first Group One success on Fiesolana in last weekend’s Matron Stakes and aims today to secure a valuable handicap pot as(...)

 Tommy Stack: trains Wannabe Better.

Wannabe Better appears to be thriving on hard work and the Tommy Stack-trained stalwart can secure back-to-back Group Three victories when she lines u(...)

 Declan McDonogh: “He might run well in the Gladness Stakes (at the Curragh next month) or something like that.”  Photograph: Inpho

Kingsbarns could finish only third as Qewy made all of the running to spring a surprise in the Heritage Stakes at Leopardstown yesterday. (...)

Joseph O’Brien (white cap) puts Classic hope Australia through his paces as part of the Ballydoyle schooling session at the Curragh yesterday. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

By reputation Australians are easy-going and if Australia the horse spent the winter fretting about being described by Aidan O’Brien as “the be(...)

Australia is regarded by Ballydoyle trainer Aidan O’Brien to be one of the best horses he’s ever trained.

Aidan O’Brien gives a nod to the National Hunt game by running Shield in a maiden hurdle at Gowran today but his (...)

Geoffrey Chaucer ridden by Joseph O’Brien wins The Juddmonte Beresford Stakes  at the Curragh. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

Aidan O’Brien clinched the Juddmonte Beresford Stakes for a remarkable 13th time at the Curragh as the exciting Geoffrey Chaucer continued his progres(...)

Trainer Aidan O’Brien.

Kingfisher made a striking impression at Killarney yesterday evening to get off the mark at the second attempt. Fourth to Free Eagle, the ante-post fa(...)

Jockey Richard Hughes rides Talent to victory in The Oaks at  Epsom

Epsom Oaks heroine Talent will face seven opponents as she aims to complete a Classic double in the Darley Irish Oaks at the Curragh on Saturday eveni(...)

Johnny Murtagh: will ride the Alain de Royer-Dupré-trained  Chicquita in Saturday’s Irish Oaks.

Alain de Royer-Dupré is the sole French trainer to land the Darley Irish Oaks in the last 20 years and he has opted for local knowledge in this Saturd(...)

 Prince Of Fire can land the Racing Post Handicap.

Killarney’s July festival kicks off with a mixed card so Bleeding Hearts could be an appropriate opening winner in the juvenile contest for champion j(...)