Twilight Payment ridden by Jye McNeil (No 6) on the way to victory   in the Melbourne Cup at the Flemington Racecourse. Photograph: George Salpigtidis/Racing Photos/AFP via  Getty Images

Another remarkable family success for Joseph O’Brien in Tuesday’s Melbourne Cup was marred by fatal injuries sustained in the race by his father Aidan(...)

Anthony Van Dyck suffered a fatal injury during the Melbourne Cup. Photograph: Brett Holburt/Getty/AFP

Tragedy again struck the Melbourne Cup after one of the pre-race favourites, Anthony Van Dyck, was euthanised after breaking down entering the home st(...)

Jye McNeil and Twilight Payment took the Melbourne Cup for Joseph O’Brien. Photograph: Vince Caligiuri/Getty

Joseph O’Brien sent out his second winner of the Lexus Melbourne Cup as Twilight Payment triumphed in the Group One contest at Flemington. O’Brien cl(...)

Willie Mullins will have Stratum and True Self in next week’s Melbourne Cup. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Willie Mullins has admitted to being “pleasantly surprised” at how racing has coped with the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Ireland’s champion N(...)

Anthony Van Dyck, seen here on the way to winning the  Epsom Derby in 2019, will run in Saturday’s Caulfield Cup in Melbourne. Photograph:  Andrew Redington/Getty Images

Last year’s Derby hero Anthony Van Dyck is the headline act going into Saturday’s $5 million Caulfield Cup, the first major objective for the large Ir(...)

Shane Crosse  rides Pretty Gorgeous to victory in the bet365 Fillies’ Mile at Newmarket Racecourse. Photograph: PA

Irish racing’s regulatory body has backed its drug testing standards as investigations continue into the Gain feed contamination controversy. On Frid(...)

 Anthony Van Dyck is one of 10 horses trained by Aidan and Joseph O’Brien that have been tested in Australia. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Aidan O’Brien’s Ballydoyle team could return to action on Wednesday with a string of potential Group One starters also in the running to appear at New(...)

Serpentine could be supplemented for next week’s Arc. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The star filly Love could be joined by her Derby winning stable companion Serpentine when Aidan O’Brien pursues a third success in this Sunday’s Prix (...)

Lot 934 important pair of yellow ground green emamelled Dragon bowls with Kangxi markings, €2,500-€3,500

Fonsie Mealy’s bumper Chatsworth catalogue – containing more than 1,500 lots to be sold over three days beginning September 28th in Castlecomer, Co Ki(...)

Mogul in action in the Longines Irish Champions Weekend, Leopardstown Racecourse, in 2019. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Aidan O’Brien’s Epsom Derby winner Serpentine failed to fire in Sunday’s Grand Prix de Paris but it was his stable companion Mogul who finally deliver(...)

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