Ballydoyle

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Stradivarius and Frankie Dettorri (L) pictured winning the Yorkshire Cup ahead of Southern France and Ryan Moore in May. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty

No one knows more about winning the Ascot Gold Cup than Aidan O’Brien. His son, Joseph, rode one of his record seven winners. Gold Cups are Willie Mul(...)

Jockey Frankie Dettori (right) celebrates winning the Investec Oaks on Anapurna during Ladies Day of the 2019 Investec Derby Festival at Epsom. Photograph:  John Walton/PA

The Epsom Derby’s 239-year history contains a single dead-heat so the odds are that one horse is enough to win which is good news for veteran trainer (...)

Racehorse trainer Aidan O’Brien with wife Anne-Marie at the Ballydoyle stables in Co Tipperary. Work practices at the yard have come under scrutiny by the Workplace Relations Commission. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

In the case of an employer with a culture of seemingly excessive working hours, at what stage does volunteering for extra work become obligatory? An(...)

Aidan O’Brien arriving at the Labour Court on Monday for a hearing about Ballydoyle’s work practices. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Top racehorse trainer Aidan O’Brien has told the Labour Court he would like flexibility not to have to turn down members of his staff who want to work(...)

 Ryan Moore guides  US Army Ranger  to victory in the  MBNA Chester Vase at Chester racecourse. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

It is 109 years since the legendary Orby became the first Irish -trained winner of the Investec Epsom Derby and nine entries from Ireland remain in c(...)