July Cup

8 results

Frankie Dettori riding Enable to victory ahead of  Rhododendron in the Investec Oaks at Epsom. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Enable is a heavy favourite to become the 14th filly to complete the English-Irish Oaks double at the Curragh on Saturday evening. The John Gosden-tr(...)

Aidan O’Brien: Ballydoyle handler’s Great War could finish only fifth to Baitha Alga when sent off 5 to 6 favourite in the Norfolk Stakes at Ascot. Photograph: Steve Parsons/PA

The Great War is among 12 declarations as he attempts to redeem his reputation in the Portland Place Properties July Stakes at Newmarket tomorrow.Aida(...)

Diamond Jubilee winner Slade Power is an 11-4 favourite for the July Cup at Newmarket. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/inpho

It’s not unknown for a Group 1 sprint to end in a dead-heat and that would be the ideal July Cup result this Saturday for the Eddie Lynam team whose s(...)

At the Fox Covert Stables, on the Curragh, Co Kildare, trainer Johnny Murtagh reveals his fancy for the forthcoming July Cup to be Slade Power. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Johnny Murtagh rode more than 100 Group One winners during a legendary riding career and could attempt to record an official first top-flight success(...)

Jockey Johnny Murtagh. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Johnny Murtagh’s Group One hot streak could extend to an Anglo-French double this weekend. After teaming up with the Pretty Polly winner Ambivalent in(...)

Aidan O’Brien: aiming to break more records this weekend at Newmarket and Paris.

Aidan O’Brien aims to close in on a landmark Group One mark today with Gale Force Ten leading the Irish assault on Newmarket’s July Cup and Battle Of (...)

Jockey  Wayne Lordan will be in action at Naas this evening. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Wayne Lordan is set for two opportunities at Group One glory at Newmarket later in the week but can warm up for those high-profile assignments with su(...)

Sole Power and Johnny Murtagh winning at Royal Ascot. The Darley July Cup is next up for Eddie Lynam’s star at Newmarket on Saturday.

Up to now the distance of Saturday’s Darley July Cup has always proved a furlong too far for Sole Power but Johnny Murtagh is hopeful the top Irish sp(...)