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Shane Foley on Albigna. Both are newcomers to US racing’s shop-window event. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Aidan O’Brien and his son Joseph provide the bulk of the Irish challenge for the 36th Breeders Cup, which begins on Friday night. Yet it is Jessica Ha(...)

Magical, ridden by Donnacha O’Brien, wins the Champion Stakes at Ascot earlier this month. Photograph: Simon Cooper/PA

Magical, the filly described as the “ultimate racehorse” by trainer Aidan O’Brien after her Champion Stakes victory at Ascot earlier this month, will (...)

Enable begins her bid for a record third Arc success in Saturday’s Coral Eclipse at Sandown with Frankie Dettori on board. Photograph: Francois Mori/AP

Last weekend’s shock Irish Derby winner Padraig Beggy appears to be on pacemaker duty again in Saturday’s Coral Eclipse at Sandown although this time (...)

Mendelssohn with Ryan Moore winning   last year in Del Mar, California.  Photograph:  Horsephotos/Getty Images

A total of 15 Irish-trained horses are among the strong European challenge for the 35th Breeders Cup in Kentucky this week. Aidan O’Brien has 13 ent(...)

Joseph O’Brien with Moyglare Stud Stakes winner Intricately: “The Breeders Cup is the plan at the minute. It’s going to be very quick ground there but I don’t see that as a big issue for her.” Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

It is five years since Joseph O’Brien made his first mark on the Breeders Cup, riding St Nicholas Abbey to success, and he will aim to make a similarl(...)

Willie Mullins: “Looking two generations down the line, I think the sport is getting smaller and I believe we need to internationalise jumping more. If we don’t, jump racing could disappear.”

Willie Mullins has warned that unless efforts are made to promote greater internationalisation of National Hunt racing the sport could “disappear.” (...)

Air Force Blue ridden by Ryan Moore wins The Dubai Dewhurst Stakes during day two of the Dubai Future Champions Festival at Newmarket. Photograph: Daniel Hambury/PA Wire

Air Force Blue, the even money favourite for this season’s 2,000 Guineas, has been confirmed Europe’s champion two year old for 2015. The triple-Grou(...)

Barry Geraghty on Minella Foru celebrates winning The Paddy Power Steeplechase. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Eddie Harty has a single bullet left to fire at Leopardstown’s Christmas festival and State Of Origin has a lot to live up to on Tuesday after Minell(...)

 Free Eagle ridden by Pat Smullen (left) wins the Prince of Wales Stakes during Royal Ascot 2015. Photo:  Charlie Crowhurst/Getty Images

Ireland’s winter jumps campaign continues to gather momentum but Dermot Weld’s is looking ahead to one of this country’s top-rated flat stars, Free(...)

Found ridden by Ryan Moore (L) edges out Golden Horn ridden by Lanfranco Dettorito win the Breeders’ Cup Turf at Keeneland Racecourse in Lexington, Kentucky. Photograph: Rob Carr/Getty

The Aidan O’Brien-Ryan Moore team saved European blushes at the 2015 Breeders Cup with a victory for Found in the $3 million Turf over the Derby and A(...)

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