P Ryan Moore on Found wins the l Prix Marcel Boussac–Criterium Des Pouliches at Longchamp racecourse last  October in Paris, France. Found is one of five O’Brien-trained fillies left in after the five-day stage for the  Tattersalls Irish 1,000 Guineas.   Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

A seventh win in Sunday’s Tattersalls Irish 1, 000 Guineas would see Aidan O’Brien equal the record-tally of victories in the fillies classic and Foun(...)

Trainer Dermot Weld is aiming for a first success in the Breeders’ Cup in Santa Anita tonight. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Dermot Weld is a pioneer of world racing and it would be entirely appropriate were he to secure a first Breeders’ Cup success at Santa Anita tonight (...)

Ryan Moore and Adelaide en route to success in the Cox Plate at the weekend. Photograph: Vince Caligiuri

Magician is set to lead a select Irish raiding party on this week’s Breeders’ Cup at Santa Anita and will join a select group if he can record back-to(...)

 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 (...)

 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(...)

Fiesolana ridden by Billy Lee wins The Coolmore Fastnet Rock Matron Stakes during the Irish Champions Weekend at Leopardstown. Photograph:  Niall Carson/PA

With the sun shining on Leopardstown, and the crowds having poured in to tee up a perfect ‘Champions Weekend’ inauguration, it seemed a perfect outcom(...)

Frankie Dettori:  aboard Treve for the Prince of Wales renewal and will be riding at this favourite track. Photograph: Steve Parsons/PA

It’s an equine Ladies Day this afternoon so it is only appropriate that one of the top female performers in modern times, Treve, looks set to put the (...)

 Willie McCreery: his rank outsider Indigo Lady held off Castle Guest by a neck Photograph: Inpho/Lorraine O’Sullivan.

Hopes of Australia bringing off an English-Irish Derby double could come down to the going, and the odds of testing ground threatening an appearance (...)

Fiorente wins the Melbourne Cup from  Red Cadeaux, with  Irish-trained Simenon (left) back in fourth. Photograph: Mal Fairclough/AP

Simenon secured over €176,000 for finishing fourth in yesterday morning’s Melbourne Cup and Willie Mullins is now pondering the possibility of taking (...)

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(...)