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 (...)

Trainer Tony Martin: bidding to record a Group One  win in France with Clonard Street. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Legendary owner JP McManus and trainer Tony Martin could break dramatic new flat-race ground on Saturday as their star two year old Clonard Street is(...)

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(...)

 Craig Williams rides Gordon Lord Byron to victory in the George Ryder Stakes during Guineas Day at Rosehill Gardens on March 29th, 2014 in Sydney, Australia. Photograph: Brendon Thorne/Getty Images

If the perfect race could be designed for Gordon Lord Byron it might just be Sunday’s Prix de la Foret at Longchamp and Irish flat racing’s fairy-tale(...)

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(...)

Jockey Gary Halpin on Vastonea gets up to  win The Topaz Mile Handicap for the second time on day two of the Galway Festival at Ballybrit. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Vastonea bounced back to his best to record a second victory the Topaz Mile Handicap, the feature event on day two of the Galway Festival.Kevin Prende(...)

Slade Power ridden by Wayne Lordan wins the Darley July Cup  at Newmarket. Photograph: Steve Parsons/PA

The Irish-trained Slade Power successfully followed up his Royal Ascot triumph with a dominant display in the Darley July Cup at Newmarket.Eddie Lynam(...)

Diamond Jubilee winner Slade Power is an 11-4 favourite for the July Cup at Newmarket. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/inpho

It’s not unknown for a Group 1 sprint to end in a dead-heat and that would be the ideal July Cup result this Saturday for the Eddie Lynam team whose s(...)

 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(...)

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(...)