Adam Kirby

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Séamie Heffernan and Point Lonsdale come home to win the the Irish Stallion Farms EBF (C&G) Maiden at the Curragh back in June. Photograph: Morgan Treacy

Point Lonsdale will try to cement his position at the top of next year’s Classic betting by putting his unbeaten record on the line at the Curragh on (...)

Spanish jockey Ioritz Mendizabal stands up in his irons to celebrate  St Mark’s Basilica’s win in the Qatar Prix du Jockey Club at  Chantilly. Photograph: Bertrand  Guay/AFP via Getty Images

Aidan O’Brien landed a first French Derby success when St Mark’s Basilica bossed his rivals at Chantilly on Sunday. A day after Bolshoi Ballet fluffe(...)

British trainer  Ed Dunlop on John Leeper: ‘He is an inexperienced horse, but what I was pleased to see today was that he has been very relaxed doing the whole thing.’ Photograph: Michael Dodge/Getty Images

Ed Dunlop has conceded it looks like Irish-trained horses have a “stranglehold” on Saturday week’s Epsom Derby but is preparing to lead the home defe(...)

Trainer Aidan Fogarty will run Forever In Dreams when racing resumes behind closed doors at Naas next Monday.

Forever In Dreams is one of the star names among a total of 236 entries for Monday’s meeting at Naas, which signals the resumption of racing in Irelan(...)

 Flat jockey Jimmy Fortune has announced his retirement at the age of 45. Photograph:  Getty Images

Classic-winning jockey Jimmy Fortune has announced his retirement from the saddle after a career spanning almost 30 years. As well as winning the St (...)

 Ryan Moore riding Caravaggio to victory in the  The Commonwealth Cup at Royal Ascot. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty

Caravaggio is set to return to action at the Curragh on Sunday and skip another Group One clash with old rival Harry Angel at Haydock the day before. (...)

Harry Angel ridden by Adam Kirby (left) wins The Darley July Cup at Newmarket. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

Harry Angel was a brilliant winner of the Darley July Cup at Newmarket. Clive Cox’s three-year-old had ground to make up on the reopposing Caravaggio (...)

My Dream Boat (R) pips Aidan O’Brien’s Found on the line to take the Prince of Wales’s stakes. Photograph: Reuters

My Dream Boat was a surprising winner to give Clive Cox and Adam Kirby a second Group One success of the week in the Prince of Wales’s Stakes at Royal(...)

Galileo Gold ridden by Frankie Dettori leads the field home to win the Qipco 2000 Guineas   at Newmarket. Photograph:  Julian Herbert/PA Wire

Galileo Gold ran out an emphatic winner of the Qipco 2000 Guineas for Frankie Dettori and Hugo Palmer at Newmarket. Prominent throughout, the Al Shaq(...)

Richard Hughes was second in the King George & Queen Elizabeth Stakes in 2007. Photograph: Getty.

Richard Hughes, the champion jockey, will get a final chance to win the King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes just eight days before he retires (...)