PJ McDonald and Laurens (R) take the  Fillies’ Mile at Newmarket. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty

Laurens was called the winner after a thrilling climax to the bet365 Fillies’ Mile at Newmarket. Having won the May Hill Stakes at Doncaster last mon(...)

Quiet Reflection ridden by Martin Harley (right) on their way to winning the Renaissance Stakes at Naas Racecourse. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire.

There was a notable British hat-trick at Naas on Sunday when Yorkshire-based trainer Karl Burke led the way with a Group Three double, highlighted by (...)

Quiet Reflection won the Commonwealth Cup and the Haydock Sprint Cup in 2016 but reappears with plenty to prove in the Renaissance Stakes. Photograph: Julian Herbert/Getty Images

Aidan O’Brien hasn’t finalised his team for next weekend’s Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe so speculation on the 2018 Derby might seem very premature were (...)

Gordana by Dragana Jurisic

My Own Unknown – Dragana Jurisic Stray – Paul Gaffney Oliver Sears Gallery, Dublin ★★★★★ Few people can have had as dramatic a beginning in photo(...)

Listen closely to the silence around you right now and you may be able to pick up some remarkable things floating through the atmosphere. Pat Coll(...)

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

Golden Horn and Frankie Dettori clinched a brilliant victory in the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe at Longchamp. John Gosden’s Derby hero and subsequent wi(...)

From left, a digital montage of how architects Donaghy and Dimond envisaged the West Cork Arts Centre; and the centre as it appears now

The new West Cork Arts Centre, called Uillinn, certainly makes its mark on the landscape. A great hulk of weathered Corten steel rises up in the mi(...)

Pat Smullen on Vote Often (left) holds off Daniel Tudhope on Odeliz to win the The Lodge Park Stud European Breeders Fund Park Express Stakes at the  Curragh. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Dermot Weld and Pat Smullen got the Irish Flat turf season off to the perfect start by taking out the two feature events on the opening afterno(...)

Not everything can have been wholesome among a raucous 23,500 Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby crowd on a sunny Saturday evening at the Curragh but there w(...)