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Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum and Princess Haya: The case is highly sensitive for the United Arab Emirates. Photograph:  Mark Cuthbert/UK Press via Getty Images

A high-profile royal dispute that pits the billionaire ruler of Dubai against his wife, a Jordanian princess, is set to resume in a British court this(...)

 Frankie Dettori celebrates winning The Kerrygold Irish Oaks on Star Catcher. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Frankie Dettori brought some welcome ‘feel-good factor’ to a beleaguered Curragh on Saturday with a classic master class on Star Catcher in the Kerryg(...)

Michael Bell: “I think we are looking to revert to sprinting, and she (Pretty Pollyanna) is going to take her chance in the July Cup.” Photograph: Getty Images

Pretty Pollyanna is to drop back in trip for the Darley July Cup at Newmarket after she failed to see out the mile in the Coronation Stakes at Royal A(...)

Saturday’s Derby will be  Madhmoon’s first time racing past a mile. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Kevin Prendergast has said victory for Madhmoon in Saturday’s Investec Epsom Derby would represent the “crowning jewel” of his 56-year training caree(...)

Minister for  Community Development Michael Ring said the funding had been allocated “in a way that means that those communities who need it most, whether in cities, towns or rural areas, will benefit”.  Photograph Nick Bradshaw

Nearly 3,000 community projects across Ireland have been allocated funding from a €12.5 million fund announced by the Department of Rural and Communit(...)

A 1944 feature about the Curragh Camp’s swimming baths shows soldiers using a ray lamp as part of their keep-fit regimes.

In these days of sun-protection factor 50 and skin-cancer warnings, it’s hard to fathom that “sun-ray therapy”, using artificial ultraviolet light, wa(...)

Donnacha O’Brien on Latrobe wins The Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby. Phtograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Joseph O’Brien’s Irish Derby hero Latrobe is set to try and put a perfect seal on the young trainer’s 2018 flat campaign at Hong Kong’s international (...)

Hermosa winnings at Galway in July. Photograph: James Crombieddd/Inpho

Hermosa’s recent improvement puts her front and centre in Friday's bet365 Fillies’ Mile at Newmarket. The Group One highlight at HQ is a tricky c(...)

 Dublin Flea Market at Newmarket Square in 2015. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

There could not have been a less auspicious time to start an ambitious enterprise in Ireland than November 2008. The Government had just guaranteed t(...)

Frankie Dettori rides to arc glory aboard Enable in last year’s Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe. Photograph: Getty Images

Enable will break from stall six when she defends her crown in the Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe on Sunday. John Gosden’s filly was a brilliant win(...)

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