Pinatubo ridden by William Buick. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Appropriately on Irish Champions Weekend, Pinatubo put up one of the great two-year-old performances at the Curragh on Sunday. Aidan O’Brien landed a(...)

Freed from the shadow of Enable, Aidan O’Brien’s Magical took centre stage in style when leading home a 1-2-3 for her trainer in Saturday’s QIPCO Iris(...)

 Ryan Moore onboard Magical   at the Curragh. Magical is tipped to triumph in the Irish Champion Stakes. Photograph: Peter Mooney/Inpho

Aidan O’Brien can call on both a Derby and a Guineas winner for Saturday’s QIPCO Irish Champion Stakes but it is the older filly Magical who bookmaker(...)

Trainer Aidan O’Brien and  Magical. “She is a very good filly.” Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Magical will lead Aidan O’Brien’s attempt to become the QIPCO Irish Champion Stakes’ most successful figure this Saturday. Both O’Brien and Michael Ki(...)

Chris Hayes again picked up a six-day ban  after it was judged he had used his whip above shoulder height at Roscommon last month. Photograph: Inpho

Racing’s regulatory body has described the number of breaches of the whip rules as “unacceptable” and stood over its controversial new regulations. C(...)

 Seamie Heffernan riding Anthony Van Dyck to victory in  The Investec Derby  at Epsom in June. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Aidan O’Brien’s Epsom Derby hero Anthony Van Dyck will try to become a 13th Irish-trained winner of Britain’s midsummer feature, the King George VI Qu(...)

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(...)

Frankie Dettori: colourful Italian jockey will prove a major draw to racing fans  when he appears at Killarney. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Frankie Dettori starts his midsummer Irish sojourn in Killarney on Wednesday evening and it could culminate in the Italian superstar riding a tenth Cu(...)

Blenheim Palace will join  Cape Of Good Hope in  a bid  for the $1 million Belmont Derby in New York. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Aidan O’Brien is on the verge of a 25th Grade One success in the USA and will have a couple of opportunities to reach the landmark at Belmont’s Stars (...)

Sovereign and Pádraig Beggy win the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh. Photograph: PA Wire

Horse Racing Ireland’s chief executive has played down the significance of an official attendance of just less than 12,000 at Saturday’s Dubai Duty Fr(...)

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