Dermot Weld: Khalid Abdullah’s famous pink and green colours can secure feature race glory when Brooch takes the field in the Vincent O’Brien Ruby Stakes. Photograph: Donall Farmer

Irish handler holds strapping filly in high regard and capable of taking renewal

Joseph O’Brien is attempting to make the weight so as to ride Australia in York’s Juddmonte feature. Photograph: PA

Ballydoyle handler O’Brien concedes colt ‘a good bit heavier than he was in the Derbys’

Australia (Joseph O’Brien) lands the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh in June.

Son Joseph O'Brien feels he can do the 8st 12lb weight in in Juddmonte at York

Qatari-based International Centre for Sport Security estimates $5 billion was gambled on the Germany-Argentina World Cup final alone. Only $1.25 million of it they reckon was legal.

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Eddie Lynam, trainer of Anthem Alexander: “If the ground at the Curragh is good or quicker we will go there very hopeful. If it is the slow side of good we will go there with our fingers crossed.” Photo: Patrick Bolger/Inpho

Home hopes this time at the Curragh could reside most in Eddie Lynam’s brilliant Queen Mary-winning filly Anthem Alexander

 Artful Artist and Seán Corby (right) land the Guinness Handicap last night. Photograph: Pat Healy/PA

Tony Martin has emerged as a festival stalwart and his Ted Veale can open chasing account tomorrow

Trainer Aidan O’Brien: should be on the mark in the last with Festive Cheer.

Jim Bolger’s Teoirim fancied to land the feature Guinness Handicap

Hasanour  ridden by Shane Foley wins The Guinness Time Handicap on day four of the Galway Festival. Photograph:  should read: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Owner JP McManus enjoys long-awaited first success in Galway Hurdle with hot favourite at Ballybrit

Road to Riches ridden by Shane Shortall wins  Galway Plate on day three of the Galway Festival at Galway Racecourse, Ballybrit. Photograph:PA

Noel Meade: ‘I’m absolutely thrilled to win it now. It’s something I really wanted to do’

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