Aidan O’Brien will run Cougar Mountain in the  Sandown feature: “We will step him up in trip now and he’ll go for the Eclipse.” Photo:  Steve Parsons/PA

The unbeaten Derby winner Golden Horn is a heavy odds-on favourite for Saturday’s Coral Eclipse but will have to overcome Aidan O’Brien’s older star C(...)

President Michael D Higgins congratulates trainer Dermot Weld after Eshera beat Aimhirgin Lass in the  European Breeders Fund Maiden at the Curragh last week. Photograph:  Pat Healy/PA

It is 25 years since Dermot Weld landed a historic classic triumph with Go And Go in the Belmont Stakes and the trainer is set to return to the New Y(...)

Alberto Contador was stripped of the Tour de France title he won in 2010. Photograph: PA Wire/PA Wire.

It’s a funny thing, credibility, intangible yet immediately identifiable. When you know, you know. Nietzsche believed it came from the senses and befo(...)

Co Wexford-based trainer Liz Doyle wrote a letter to ‘The Racing Post’.

The Co Wexford trainer Liz Doyle has called into question the integrity of the Turf Club, Irish racing’s regulatory body. Doyle, a daughter of the for(...)

Trainer John Gosden and William Buick celebrate Jack Hobbs winning the 150th Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh. Photograph: Pat Healy/PA

Saturday’s landmark 150th Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby saw John Gosden’s notable achievement in preparing Jack Hobbs to win Ireland’s premier classic j(...)

Seamus Heffernan on Bondi Beach (left) wins the At the Races Curragh Cup from  Ryan Moore on Order of St.George. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Over almost two decades Seamus Heffernan has played second-fiddle to a succession of high-profile No.1 Ballydoyle riders but Diamondsandrubies was jus(...)

William Buick on Jack Hobbs  stride to victory in the the 150th Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby  at the Curragh. Photo:  Pat Healy/PA

A decade of near-total Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby dominance by Aidan O’Brien ended with a decisive victory in the 150th renewal of Ireland’s premier (...)

Jockey Ryan Moore will ride Legatissimo, Most Beautiful and Shogun at the Curragh on Sunday. Photograph: PA.

The Curragh’s classic weekend sees a clash of the classic winners in Sunday’s Group One feature with connections of the Irish 1,000 Guineas heroine (...)

Ryan Moore wins the Ribblesdale Stakes on board Curvy during Royal Ascot on June 18th. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images.

History will reverberate throughout the running of the 150th Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby so a first success for Ryan Moore in Ireland’s premier classi(...)

Dermot Weld is hoping for group one success withBrooch at the Currgah on Sunday. Photograph: Inpho

Dermot Weld aims to hit the Group One mark for Juddmonte with Brooch in Sunday’s €250,000 Sea The Stars Pretty Polly Stakes at the Curragh so a win f(...)