The Dermot Weld-trained Search for a Song under jockey Colin Keane finished fourth  in Sunday’s French St Leger at Paris-Longchamp. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Search For A Song couldn’t put a seal on a notable international weekend for Irish racing when finishing only fourth in Sunday’s French St Leger at Pa(...)

Ryan Moore teams up with Luxembourg for the first time in a race that has thrown up subsequent Guineas winners in each of the last four years. File photograph: Inpho

Europe’s final busy Group One schedule of 2021 is set to have a major influence on 2022’s Classic complexion. Aidan O’Brien has yet to hit the top-fl(...)

Colin Keane celebrates taking the record of most wins in an Irish Flat season after winning on Power Under Me at the Curragh on Sunday. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Colin Keane has been praised for the “old-fashioned way” he has gone about setting a new record for the number of winners ridden in a season in Irelan(...)

 Yutaka Take riding  Deep Impact before  the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe in 2006. The Japanese favourite  fluffed his lines by finishing only third. Those at Longchamp that day recall stunned Japanese fans weeping as they left the grandstand. Photograph:  Alain Benainous/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images

This weekend 15 years ago 22 million Japanese viewers tuned in to watch the Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe. That’s almost 20 per cent of Japan’s pop(...)

 Tarnawa, ridden by Christophe Soumillon, crosses the finish line to win the Breeders Cup Turf at Keenland last November  in Lexington, Kentucky. Photograph:  Bobby Ellis/Getty Images

Dermot Weld hopes that building Tarnawa’s 2021 campaign around Sunday’s €5 million Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe will pay off with success in Paris (...)

Tarnawa is entepost favourite for Sunday’s Arc. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

Ante-post favourites Tarnawa and Adayar head 15 declarations for Sunday’s Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe at ParisLongchamp. The pair have been battl(...)

New Horse Racing Ireland chief executive Suzanne Eade will serve a seven-year term with a salary understood to be €190,000 per annum. Photograph: Peter Mooney/Inpho

The new chief executive of Horse Racing Ireland, Suzanne Eade, has said she brings a clean slate to the job of running the semi-State body. Eade take(...)

Colin Keane onboard Sacred Bridge comes home to win the The Heider Family Stables Round Tower Stakes  at the Curragh in August. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Colin Keane will try to bounce back from the disappointment of losing out on the Arc favourite Tarnawa in Paris next weekend with a Group One double a(...)

 Christophe Soumillon has been chosen to ride favourite Tarnawa in Sunday week’s Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe at Longchamp. Photograph:  Lo Chun Kit /Getty Images

Christophe Soumillon will ride the favourite Tarnawa in Sunday week’s Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe at Longchamp. Dermot Weld confirmed on Tuesday that C(...)

Christophe Soumillon rode Tarnawa to win both the Prix Veremeille and the Prix de l’Opera at Longchamp last autumn. Photograph: Bobby Ellis/Getty Images

Christophe Soumillon will ride the favourite Tarnawa in the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe on Sunday week. Dermot Weld confirmed on Tuesday the decision h(...)

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