Andrew Balding

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Aidan O’Brien:  he saddles half of the four runners  in the Group One Criterium International at Longchamp. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

The Andrew Balding-trained Kameko isn’t the best horse in action this weekend but might just be the most important. Only his presence prevents Doncas(...)

Aidan O’Brien: looks likely to equal Henry Cecil’s 10 victories in the Grade One Vertem Futurity at Doncaster. mile contest. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

Aidan O’Brien’s prospects of a record-equalling 10th triumph in Saturday’s Vertem Futurity look overwhelming as, remarkably, just a single opponent i(...)

  Andrea Atzeni riding Stradivarius win the Goodwood Cup last year. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Stradivarius will face eight rivals as he bids for a hat-trick in Tuesday’s Qatar Goodwood Cup. Only the Mark Johnston-trained Double Trigger has wo(...)

Enable is among 11 entries to stand their ground ahead of the King George VI And Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot. Photogtaph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty

Enable and Crystal Ocean remain on course for a mouth-watering clash at Ascot after all 11 entries stood their ground for the King George VI And Queen(...)

Hayley Turner dismounts Thanks Be after winning the Sandringham Stakes during day four of Royal Ascot. Photograph: Mike Egerton/PA Wire

The 33-1 outsider Thanks Be prevented Queen Elizabeth winning a race at Royal Ascot on Friday and still proved to be hugely popular as her jockey Hayl(...)

Frankie Dettori and Crystal Ocean take The Prince Of Wales’s Stakes ahead of Magical (L). Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty

Frankie Dettori proved again by helping Crystal Ocean secure a vital Group One success on Wednesday that if there’s a Royal Ascot job to be done he’s (...)

Cristian Demuro celebrates French Derby victory on Sottsass. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty

Sottsass sprang a surprise when outgunning Persian King to land the Qatar Prix du Jockey Club in record time at Chantilly. Cristian Demuro brought th(...)

Chester Vase winner Sir Dragonet has been declared for Saturday’s Epsom Derby. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty

Chester Vase winner Sir Dragonet heads Aidan O’Brien’s seven runners in a field of 13 declared for the Investec Derby at Epsom on Saturday. The son o(...)

Circus Maximus (R) scored for Aidan O’Brien at Chester under Ryan Moore. Photograph: David Davies/PA

Circus Maximus was a workmanlike winner of the Homeserve Dee Stakes at Chester. Aidan O’Brien’s colt, who was a close-up fourth behind subsequent 200(...)

Royal Marine ridden by Oisín Murphy wins the Gary Reid Memorial British EBF Maiden Stakes during day three of the 2018 William Hill St Leger Festival at Doncaster Racecourse on Friday. Photograph:  Tim Goode/PA Wire

Oisín Murphy doesn’t mind selfies. He’s used to them. He is after all probably the hottest young jockey in Europe right now. But it’s nothing to do wi(...)

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