Pat Smullen is heading to Windsor to partner topweight Fascinating Rock in the Winter Hill Stakes. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Pat Smullen takes a day off from the defence of his Irish jockey’s title to partner Fascinating Rock in Windsor’s Group 3 Saturday evening feature,(...)

Kevin Manning on Pleascach (purple checked hat) wins the 1000 Guineas from Ryan Moore on Found  at the Curragh yesterday. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan

Pleascach’s Tattersalls Irish 1, 000 Guineas victory looked more relentless than explosive, but Jim Bolger’s filly threatens to light a fuse under the(...)

Ryan Moore onboard The Grey Gatsby comes home to win just ahead of Australia ridden by Joseph O’Brien at Leopardstown. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The Grey Gatsby heads a field of just six into Sunday’s Tattersalls Gold Cup but it really is all about quality over quantity for the Curragh’s Group(...)

James Doyle on Noble Mission comes home to win The Tattersalls Gold Cup at the Curragh last year. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

It is classic weekend at the Curragh but the Group One focus for race-planners at Irish racing’s HQ on Sunday will be firmly directed on the make-up (...)

James Doyle on Noble Mission comes home to win the Tattersalls Gold Cup at the Curragh last May. Lorraine O’Sullivan/INPHO

The make-up of this May’s Tattersalls Gold Cup will be of major importance to the Curragh authorities after the European Pattern Committee’s confirmat(...)

James Doyle lands the Greenham Stakes on Kingman at Newbury and is fancied to secure his first Classic success in today’s Tattersalls Irish 2,000 Guineas at the Curragh.

Kneejerk comparisons to Frankel might seem odious now on the back of Kingman’s Classic defeat at Newmarket three weeks ago but he is hot favourite to(...)

Richard Hughes: has picked up the spare ride on Marco Botti’s Al Thakhira.

Not for the first time at the Curragh, Classic action over the track will be hugely influenced by what falls on it and a soggy Etihad Airways Irish 1(...)

Kingman’s trainer  John Gosden.

Connections of Kingman have no concerns about travelling to the Curragh for Saturday’s Tattersalls Irish 2,000 Guineas.John Gosden’s star colt lost hi(...)

Kingman, who finished runner-up to Night Of Thunder in the English Guineas, has been made 4/6 favourite by some firms to gain Classic compensation at the Curragh this Saturday.

Prince Khalid Abdullah has never won any of the three Group One prizes on offer at the Curragh this weekend but that could change with a vengeance as (...)

Kieren Fallon riding Night Of Thunder (right) wins  2000 Guineas Stakes from Kingman at Newmarket. Photograph: Getty Images

It is 21 years since a Newmarket Guineas runner-up, Barathea, went one better in the Tattersalls Irish 2,000 Guineas but Kingman is a hot favourite to(...)

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