Jessica Harrington’s Cayenne Pepper in the  Filly & Mare at the Breeders’ Cup. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Jessica Harrington will be triple-handed in pursuit of a first Breeders’ Cup success in Keeneland next week. A trio of Cayenne Pepper (Filly & M(...)

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(...)

Ghaiyyath ridden by jockey William Buick (second left) on the way to winning the Juddmonte International Stakes  at York Racecourse on August 19th. Photograph: David Davies/Pool/Getty Images

The seventh Irish Champions Weekend takes place in the grim circumstances of the coronavirus pandemic – although, from a racing point of view, it can (...)

 Seamie Heffernan riding Anthony Van Dyck  wins The Investec Derby Stakes at Epsom.  Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Aidan O’Brien was fresh from a record-equalling seventh Epsom Derby triumph with Anthony Van Dyck 24 hours earlier but his Prix Du Jockey Club hoodoo(...)

Mendelssohn with Ryan Moore up wins the Breeders Cup Juvenile Turf at Del Mar Race Track in November last year  in Del Mar, California. Photograph:  Horsephotos/Getty

  The priority put on Mendelssohn’s potential Breeders Cup Classic challenge is underlined by Ryan Moore opting to go to New York on Saturda(...)

Oisín Murphy riding Roaring Lion  to win the Juddmonte International Stakes at York Racecourse on Wednesday. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Roaring Lion won the clash of the generations in Wednesday’s Juddmonte International at York and stamped 2018 as the ultimate grey season for Europe’s(...)

Aidan O’Brien with Kew Gardens, who bids for Group One glory at Longchamp on Saturday. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The chance of a prestigious international Group One double is open to Aidan O’Brien within just five hours on Saturday. With France’s national holida(...)

Aidan O’Brien:  has 12 of the 23 Irish starters on Day One with runners in every race bar the marathon Ascot Stakes. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Ken Condon and Shane Foley will hope Romanised can again beat the odds by giving them a first Royal Ascot success when British racing’s showpiece star(...)

 Pádraig Beggy riding Wings Of Eagles  wins the Derby at Epsom in June. Photograph:   Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Highlight At 40-1, Wings Of Eagles was the longest priced Derby winner in 43 years. But that was nothing in the ‘Surprise Stakes’ compared to the pre(...)

Jockey Ryan Moore  and trainer Aidan O’Brien. The Irishman is rated a 1-4 shot by Ladbrokes to be leading trainer at Royal Ascot. Photograph: Getty Images

Aidan O’Brien and Ryan Moore go into this week’s Royal Ascot action as overwhelming favourites to once again be the leading trainer and jockey at the (...)

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