Aidan O’Brien: trainer’s dual-Group One winner Air Force Blue will attempt to secure  a fourth Dewhurst victory and cement his position as favourite for next year’s 2,000 Guineas. Photograph:  Dan Sheridan/Inpho

The scene is set for an intriguing superpower clash between Air Force Blue and Emotionless at Newmarket this Saturday which could well identify Europ(...)

There are forecasts that the global gaming industry will be worth over $100 billion next year. Photograph: Getty.

Did you know the US authorities give visas to competitive gamers on the same basis they do to footballers or golfers, because they’re professional spo(...)

Pat Smullen riding Covert Love (orange) to glory in  Prix De L’Opera. They got the better of a sustained duel with Frankie Dettori on Jazzi Top. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Pat Smullen was out of luck in the Arc on board Free Eagle but Ireland’s champion jockey struck Group One gold in the preceding Prix de l’Opera with (...)

 Frankie Dettori riding Golden Horn celebrate winning The Qatar Prix De L’Arc De Triomphe at Longchamp racecourse in Paris, France. Photo:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Frankie Dettori is no physical giant at five feet four inches but racing’s most identifiable figure casts such an overwhelming headline-grabbing shad(...)

Thierry Jarnet leads Treve to victory in last year’s Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe at Longchamp  in Paris last year. Photograph: Eric Feferbergeric/AFP/Getty

Her trainer insists should Treve secure an unprecedented hat-trick of Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe victories it will make the French superstar racing’s g(...)

Kieren Fallon: will be hoping for a triumphant return to Tipperary on board Sovereign Debt. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

It is four years since Kieren Fallon rode a winner in Ireland, and eight years since he rode a winner at Tipperary. However the legendary former cham(...)

Wayne Lordan: to ride Curvy in Saturday night’s Flower Bowl Invitational at Belmont Park in New York. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Jockey Wayne Lordan is facing into a potentially lucrative transatlantic weekend, beginning with Curvy who lines up in Saturday night’s Flower Bowl (...)

 Golden Horn and  Frankie Dettori: the jockey will be bidding to  secure a record-equalling fourth Arc success, 20 years after the first, Lammtara in 1995.  Photo:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

The final piece of the 2015 Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe jigsaw is set to be put in place when the Derby winner Golden Horn gets supplemented into(...)

The Turf Club’s chief executive Denis Egan has confirmed the hotline is still active but admitted it has produced few concrete results so far. Photograph: Inpho

It is seven months since the Turf Club introduced its Confidential Integrity Hotline, but despite the lure of potential five-figure rewards for inform(...)

Juliette Fair goes clear to win at Leopardstown last month. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Free Eagle remains as low as 12-1 for the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe with forecasts on the likely state of the ground at Longchamp dominating the run i(...)