Guinness is sold in more than 150 countries, with 10 million glasses downed every day. Photograph: Peter Macdiarmid/Reuters

Mirror, mirror on the wall, who’s the favourite of them all? That is what we set out to find out a couple of weeks back when took to Twitter to see wh(...)

 Pat Smullen  and Zhukova. Dermot Weld is targeting a return to Belmont for the mare who in May won the Grade One Man O’War Stakes at the track by six lengths. Photograph: Getty Images

Dermot Weld has not ruled out being double-handed in New York on Saturday night, with both Zhukova and The Grey Gatsby in contention to line up for th(...)

Sarah Johnson: ‘You can make your own choices and decisions and nobody is spoon-feeding you’

Sam Blanckensee Occupation: Sam Blanckensee is national development officer at the Transgender Equality Network of Ireland. Earlier this year, he was(...)

Shamreen, winner of the Blandford Stakes on Irish Champions Weekend, could go for the Prix de l’Opera at Chantilly. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

The recent resurgence in form of Dermot Weld’s string has taken the Curragh trainer over the €1 million prizemoney mark in Ireland this season and his(...)

Capri ridden by Seamie Heffernan (left) wins the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh. Ryan Moore will be on board for the St Leger bid.  Photo credit should read: PA Wire

Ryan Moore will aim to complete a full set of British classics by teaming up with Aidan O’Brien’s Capri in Saturday’s William Hill St Leger at Doncast(...)

Mark McAuley on Miebello picked up 12 faults during his final round. The Aga Khan Trophy was won  by the all-female American team. Photograph: Alan Betson

It takes something special to draw a crowd away from the biggest event of the RDS Horse Show – the FEI Nations Cup for the Aga Khan Trophy. Lorenzo (...)

Kirstin McDonagh, Sadhbh Gannon and Carson Morrow washing Carracanada River ahead of the opening day of the Dublin Horse Show at the RDS. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

About 100,000 visitors are expected throughout the week at the 144th Dublin Horse Show, which opens its doors on Wednesday at the RDS. One of the mos(...)

Rehana ridden by Shane Foley wins The Canford Cliffs Irish EBF Athasi Stakes at Naas Racecourse. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

Rehana returns to the scene of her Athasi Stakes victory in the spring when she lines up in Wednesday evening’s Listed feature at Naas. However the A(...)

 Waldgeist (red) finished runner-up to  Brametot  in the The Qipco Prix Du Jockey Club  at Chantilly in France last month. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Much of the focus on the run in to Saturday’s Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby has revolved around off-course logistics but legendary French trainer Andre(...)

The jewel in Ireland’s classic calendar will be run on a building site in front of a restricted 6,000 capacity making do with facilities which consist of little more than tents. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

This Saturday’s Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh will see a new classic champion added to the roll of honour in Ireland’s richest horse race(...)