Trainer Aidan O’Brien. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Air Force Blue lining up in today’s Darley July Cup was hardly in Aidan O’Brien’s original 2016 script for the colt he described as the best two-year(...)

 Aidan O’Brien: “He looks like a horse that could go up to a mile and a quarter and have no problem coming back to a mile again.” Photo:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Sandown’s Eclipse Stakes is a traditional early clash of the generations and there’s a lot more riding on The Gurkha providing his trainer Aidan O’Br(...)

Minding ridden by Ryan Moore wins the Sea The Stars Pretty Polly Stakes  at the Curragh. Photograph:   PA Wire

Another brilliant performance from Minding lit up an Aidan O’Brien Group-race four-timer at the Curragh on Sunday as she easily justified long odds-on(...)

Pat Smullen and Harzand after victory in the Irish Derby at the Curragh. Photograph: PA

Harzand became the 18th colt to complete the Epsom-Curragh Derby double with a gutsy half-length defeat of Idaho in the €1.5 million Dubai Duty Free (...)

Trainer Aidan O’Brien to make late decision on participation of Found

With four weeks to go to the Newmarket 2,000 Guineas, Ryan Moore makes his first trip of the year to Ireland for four scheduled mounts at the Curra(...)

 Colm O’Donoghue has announced that he will ride for Jessica Harrington in the upcoming Flat season. Photograph:  Donall Farmer/Inpho

Classic-winning rider Colm O’Donoghue has confirmed he will ride Jessica Harrington’s powerful team of flat horses this year when available. O’Donogh(...)

Frankie Dettori: has made 11 attempts at the Melbourne Cup, coming closest to winning in 1999. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

It is 22 years since Frankie Dettori saw first-hand how the Irish ex-jumper Vintage Crop transformed the Melbourne Cup, and the jockey will hope Will(...)

Trainer Aidan O’Brien main focus is on next week’s Breeders Cup. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times.

Aidan O’Brien’s global Group One reach extends from Highland Reel’s attempt at Saturday morning’s Cox Plate in Melbourne to a three-pronged assault on(...)

Wayne Lordan: to ride Curvy in Saturday night’s Flower Bowl Invitational at Belmont Park in New York. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Jockey Wayne Lordan is facing into a potentially lucrative transatlantic weekend, beginning with Curvy who lines up in Saturday night’s Flower Bowl (...)

Bondi Beach ridden by Colm O’ Donoghue (purple cap) wins The Ladbrokes St Leger Stakes Race after Simple Verse ridden by Andrea Atzeni was disqualified following a steward’s inquiry at Doncaster Racecourse. Photograph: Julian Herbert/Getty Images

Racing’s international circus moves to Paris this Sunday for the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe. Some of the world’s best horses will be encouraged to run (...)

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