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Lady Kaya will bid to give Sheila Lavery a maiden Group One success at Newmarket. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

 Europe’s premier autumn yearling sales kick off this week but Lady Kaya’s tilt at Group One glory in Saturday’s Juddmonte Cheveley Park Stakes i(...)

Dermot Weld’s Curragh winner Kisanga which had a positive test for testosterone. photograph: Inpho

Irish racing’s head of anti-doping believes there’s nothing sinister behind a spike of positive drug tests which this week saw five more winners being(...)

Ryan Moore on Flag Of Honour goes clear to win the Irish St Leger at the Curragh. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Flag Of Honour saved Aidan O’Brien’s “Irish Champions Weekend” honour when giving the champion trainer a Leger double at the Curragh on Sunday. Just (...)

Jessica Harrington’s Alpha Centauri (L) has been retired through injury a day after her shock loss to Laurens at Leopardstown. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty

Saturday’s ‘Irish Champions Weekend’ programme at Leopardstown has had a bitter twist by proving to be the final instalment in the racing careers of b(...)

 Oisín Murphy riding Roaring Lion (left) gets up to beat Ryan Moore and Saxon Warrior to claim the  Qipco Irish Champion Stakes  at Leopardstown. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Oisín Murphy described as “surreal” Roaring Lion’s stirring defeat of old rival Saxon Warrior in Saturday evening’s Qipco Irish Champion Stakes at Leo(...)

 Roaring Lion: faces the prospect of four Ballydoyle opponents, including Saxon Warrior, around him during Leopardstown’s €1.25 million feature. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Europe’s top three-year-old stars, Roaring Lion and Alpha Centauri, look set for more glory at the fifth ‘Irish Champions Weekend’ which starts at Leo(...)

Ryan Moore: faces a busy schedule on Saturday with rides at Doncaster and Leopardstown. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

  Ryan Moore is set for a Saturday dash between Doncaster’s William Hill St Leger and the QIPCO Irish Champion Stakes at Leopardstown. There are(...)

Saxon Warrior and  Roaring Lion at Doncaster last year. Roaring Lion will face French Derby winner Study Of Man at Leopardstown on Saturday. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty

The French Derby winner Study Of Man is set to take on ante-post favourite Roaring Lion in next Saturday’s €1.25 million QIPCO Irish Champion Stakes a(...)

Danny Mullins on Riven Light wins the Mile Handicap race at the  Galway  Festival. Photograph: Inpho

 It will be a small weekend world for Willie Mullins who flies the flag for Ireland in Seoul on Sunday morning. The Mullins-trained Riven Light (...)

 Eziyra could be bound for the Breeders Cup Filly & Mare at Churchill Downs in November. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Eziyra has the $2 million Breeders Cup Filly & Mare at Churchill Downs in November as an “ultimate target” but her trainer Dermot Weld has more i(...)

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