Wayne Lordan riding Legatissimo to victory in the Coolmore Fastnet Rock Matron Stakes at Leopardstown last month. Photo:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

It is over six months since her first race of 2015 but David Wachman hopes his superstar filly Legatissimo can put a successful Breeders Cup seal to t(...)

Order Of St George ridden by Seamie Heffernan on their way to winning the Palmerstown House Estate Irish St Leger Trial Stakes late year  at the Curragh. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Aidan O’Brien’s decision to split his St Leger team can result in the trainer conquering both weekend classics with Order Of St George set to put it u(...)

 Trainer Dermot Weld’s Pale Mimosa is set to return to Longchamp and bid for an elusive Group One success in Sunday’s €350,000 Prix Royal-Oak. Photograph: Inpho

Pale Mimosa is set to return to Longchamp and bid for an elusive Group One success in Sunday’s €350,000 Prix Royal-Oak. Dermot Weld’s mare ran (...)

Michael Winters: Eyes crack at Quevega in the mares hurdle at Cheltenham.

The hugely popular mare Missunited has scaled considerable heights over jumps but will put even her Galway Hurdle success in the shade if successful(...)

Chris Hayes on Voleuse de Coeurs celebrates winning the Irish St Leger at the Curragh on Sunday. Photograph: Inpho

Voleuse De Coeurs joined Vinnie Roe on the Irish Leger roll-of-honour at the weekend and is in line to further emulate the former Dermot Weld-trained (...)

Chris Hayes romps home on Voleuse De Coeurs to win The Gain Irish St Leger at the Curragh. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Just eight days after winning his first Group 1 on La Collina, jockey Chris Hayes had his heart stolen by another filly, Voleuse De Coeurs, who turned(...)

Johnny Murtagh celebrates after riding Gordon Lord Byron to victory in the Betfred Sprint Cup during the Betfred Sprint Cup Festival at Haydock Park Racecourse, Newton-le-Willows. Photograph: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire

Over the years Johnny Murtagh has faced trappy big-race choices as to which horse to ride but with his trainer-hat on, he now appears to have a major (...)

Jockey Robbie Power salutes his victory on board Missunited in the Galway Hurdle at Ballybrit, Galway yesterday. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Even with tornados in the bay and near-biblical amounts of rain hitting the west, there was nothing to compare to the storm of raucous joy that engulf(...)