Barney Roy

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Séamus Heffernan steered Capri to victory in the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh in July. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Having won a fourth Irish Leger at the Curragh on Sunday, Aidan O’Brien’s attention switches to this Saturday’s William Hill St Leger at Doncaster an(...)

Churchill is favourite for Saturday’s Irish Champion Stakes at Leopardstown. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Aidan O’Brien is convinced Churchill will not fail for a lack of stamina when he runs over a mile and a quarter for the second time at Leopardstown on(...)

Churchill, with Ryan Moore riding, wins The Qipco 2,000 Guineas Stakes at Newmarket in May. Aidan O’Brien’s horse is odds-on in some lists for next Saturday’s Irish Champion Stakes. Photograph: Getty Images

Churchill is odds-on in some lists for next Saturday’s QIPCO Irish Champion Stakes and the price on Aidan O’Brien pulling off an unprecedented  c(...)

 Jim Crowley riding Ulysses (white cap) win The Juddmonte International Stakes from Churchill (right) at York. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Ulysses lived up to his classic pedigree with a resounding defeat of Aidan O’Brien’s classic star Churchill in York’s Juddmonte International on Wedne(...)

 Ryan Moore riding Churchill (right) to win The Qipco 2000 Guineas Stakes at Newmarket. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

The human Churchill was a singular figure and his equine namesake could turn York’s finest race into being all about him too on Wednesday.  Of c(...)

Churchill (Ryan Moore, right) wins the English 2000 Guineas at Newmarket in May. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images.

Aidan O’Brien feels that it is now or never to try Churchill over 10 furlongs in next week’s Juddmonte International at York. After side-stepping an (...)

Barney Roy ridden by jockey James Doyle (right) on his way to winning the St James’s Palace Stakes during day one of Royal Ascot.  Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

What has appeared at times this year to be a Godolphin soap-opera resolved into an epic Day One denouement at Royal Ascot through a superb top-flight(...)

Churchill (R) scored for Aidan O’Brien in the 2000 Guineas at Newmarket. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty

Prospects of an outing in next month’s Investec Derby moved a step closer for Churchill after he lived up to his big reputation with victory in the Qi(...)

Jockey Ryan Moore who will ride favourite Churchill for Aidan O’Brien in the Qipco 2,000 Guineas at Newmarket. Photograph:  Harry How/Getty Images

The 2017 classic season opens with a trans-Atlantic ‘Churchillian’ flourish this weekend and on this side of the pond it is Aidan O’Brien’s pursuit of(...)