Karl Burke

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Happily (R) is bidding for French Oaks glory on Sunday. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Aidan O’Brien will hope it’s a classic case of third time lucky for his star filly Happily in Sunday’s French Oaks. Happily started favourite for bot(...)

Bookmaker reaction after Tuesday’s forfeit stage was to install the Newmarket fourth Elarqam as a marginal 9-4 favourite over Gustav Klimt at 3-1.  Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

It is 21 years since Aidan O’Brien first burst on the classic scene with a famous Curragh Guineas double and the legendary trainer is shaping up to tr(...)

 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(...)

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