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Who will be cream of the crop for Aidan O’Brien at Chantilly this weekend? Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Europe’s greatest all-aged race isn’t always won by the best horse but it would put an apt seal on 2016 for Aidan O’Brien should his top-rated star, F(...)

Frankie Dettori will ride Order of St George as he attempts to win a fifth Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe at Chantilly on Sunday. Photograph: PA.

Frankie Dettori will ride Gold Cup winner Order Of St George for Aidan O’Brien in the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe at Chantilly on Sunday. Dettori, who (...)

Pat Smullen guides Harzand to victory in the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Pat Smullen hopes a middle draw in Sunday’s €5 million Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe can help Harzand put a perfect seal on his momentous season in(...)

Pat Smullen on Harzand wins the Irish Derby: Dermot Weld is targeting hat-trick of two Derbies and the Arc.  Photograph:Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

The dual-Derby hero Harzand is on his way to Paris for Sunday week’s Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe although trainer Dermot Weld wishes Europe’s most cov(...)

Pat Smullen on Harzand wins the Irish Derby at  the Curragh. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Harzand’s chances of lining up in next month’s Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe appear to be improving with trainer Dermot Weld estimating it is “60-40” abo(...)

Only 29 models of the Mercedes-Benz 500K Special Roadster, arguably the world’s most beautiful car were made and this one has survived against the odds.

A convertible (open-top) Mercedes-Benz car made in Germany more than 80 years ago – with a colourful and intriguing provenance - is expected to sell (...)

Roy Hodgson has said he did not see his side’s infamous defeat to Iceland coming. Photograph: Reuters

Towards the end of Brian Kerr’s time in charge of Ireland, he reacted angrily when he realised on one occasion that the photographers who followed th(...)

US Army Ranger features among 10 Ballydoyle names left among 27 remaining in the historic French prize.

It is perhaps the most glaring omission on Aidan O’Brien’s big-race CV but Ireland’s champion trainer will again venture to Chantilly this Sunday to (...)

Jockey Ryan Moore who pilots Cape Clear Island in the French Derby with  trainer Aidan O’Brien. Photograph:  Pat Healey/PA Wire

Aidan O’Brien has won the Irish Derby a record 11 times and the Epsom Derby on five occasions, all of which makes the lack of a French Derby on his(...)

 Joseph O’Brien guides Highland Reel  to victory  in the  The Veuve Clicquot Vintage Stakes at Goodwood last July. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Aidan O’Brien has been trying since 1998 to win the French Derby and Highland Reel could emerge as his leading contender to finally secure the elusiv(...)

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