Coolmore Stud

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Mendelssohn with Ryan Moore up wins the Breeders Cup Juvenile Turf at Del Mar Race Track in November last year  in Del Mar, California. Photograph:  Horsephotos/Getty

  The priority put on Mendelssohn’s potential Breeders Cup Classic challenge is underlined by Ryan Moore opting to go to New York on Saturda(...)

Jessica O’Driscoll and Kelly Hutchinson from Co Kilkenny  at the Dublin Horse Show 2018. Photograph: Sam Boal/RollingNews.ie

Nineteen-year-old showjumper Susan Fitzpatrick lost her brother, Jonathan, a year ago after he had left the Dublin Horse Show to tend to horses at hom(...)

Irish businessman Dermot Desmond is among the owners of Barchester Healthcare. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Irish businessmen Dermot Desmond, JP McManus and John Magnier could be in for a major windfall as one of Britain’s biggest care home groups is to be p(...)

The gates of Coolmore Stud, which have been closed to all but the most well connected among the world’s horseracing set for more than 40 years, are to open to the public for the first time this summer. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times.

The gates of Coolmore Stud, which have been closed to all but the most well connected among the world’s horseracing set for more than 40 years, are to(...)

‘Nu couché (sur le côté gauche)’ by Amedeo Modigliani during a Sotheby’s preview of the May Evening Sale of Impressionist and Modern Art, in New York. Photograph: Hector Retamal/AFP/Getty Images

When it was first exhibited in Paris in 1917, Amedeo Modigliani’s female nude Nu couché (sur le côté gauche) caused such a stir that the police were c(...)

Kentucky Derby hopefuls, Ryan Moore  and  Aidan O’Brien:  Mendelssohn is one of the favourites for the 20-runner “Run for the Roses”. Photograph: PA

 Even by Aidan O’Brien’s record-breaking standards victory for Mendelssohn in Saturday night’s Kentucky Derby would represent a landmark moment i(...)

“I know people look through the white rails at the racetrack and see a sport. But to make that happen is agriculture,” said trainer Ger Lyons. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

A lecturer I once had would illustrate his point about how language can fluctuate between definition and meaning by asking us to pretend to address an(...)

Over the years Ireland’s champion trainer Aidan O’Brien  has thrown 14 horses without success at the $6 million climax to US racing’s shop-window event. Photograph: Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports

Del Mar is where the turf meets the surf but just after midnight it will be once again where the turf meets the dirt as Aidan O’Brien maintains his do(...)

Giant’s Causeway’s narrow loss to Tiznow at Churchill Downs in 2000 is the closest Aidan O’Brien has come to winning the Breeders Cup Classic. Photograph: Jeff Haynes/Getty Images.

Del Mar is a first-time Breeders Cup host venue later this week and Aidan O’Brien and the Coolmore Stud team are likely to be keeping their fingers cr(...)

 Aidan O’Brien celebrates as Saxon Warrior wins at Doncaster to secure the trainer a record 26 Group One winners in a single year. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty

World records are easy to understand and inevitably provoke fascination about the holder. So Aidan O’Brien’s magnificent achievement in saddling a re(...)

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