Colm O’Donoghue riding Aidan O’Brien’s horse Qualify (red and yellow colours) win The Investec Oaks from Legatissimo (left) at Epsom. Photo: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Aidan O’Brien’s rank outsider Qualify caused a major upset in the Investec Oaks at Epsom. David Wachman’s 1000 Guineas heroine Legatissimo looked set (...)

Jockey Ryan Moore who pilots Cape Clear Island in the French Derby with  trainer Aidan O’Brien. Photograph:  Pat Healey/PA Wire

Aidan O’Brien has won the Irish Derby a record 11 times and the Epsom Derby on five occasions, all of which makes the lack of a French Derby on his(...)

Highland Reel wins at Goodwood last year with Joseph O’Brien on board. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Highland Reel has secured the luck of the draw ahead of his attempt to provide Aidan O’Brien with a fourth victory in the French 2, 000 Guineas and a(...)

Baraweez and Colm O’Donoghue go on to win the  Irish Stallion Farms EBF “Ahanoora” Handicap on the final day  of the Galway Festival at Ballybrit. Photograph:  PA

Brian Ellison vowed to return to Galway after Baraweez and Pacific Heights gave him a one-three in the €100,000 Irish Stallion Farms EBF “Ahonoora” H(...)

Colm O’Donoghue after his recent Oaks win at the Curragh. The Co Cork jockey is fancied to land the Topaz Sprint on Baraweez at Galway tonight.

Just one cross-channel-trained horse has ever won the Topaz Mile, and that was 35 years ago, but Baraweez could change that with a vengeance on day t(...)

Horse Racing Ireland CEO Brian Kavanagh. Photograph: Inpho.

Next year’s Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby will again be run on the last weekend of June but Horse Racing Ireland (HRI) confirmed yesterday it has calle(...)

Bracelet, ridden by Colm O’Donoghue, comes home to win the Darley Irish Oaks at the Curragh. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Bracelet gave trainer Aidan O’Brien a fourth victory in the Darley Irish Oaks at the Curragh with a determined effort in the hands of Colm O’Donoghue.(...)

Verrazano and War Command (pictured) will fly the Ballydoyle flag in this afternoon’s Eclipse at Sandown. Photograph:   Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Aidan O’Brien’s trans-Atlantic reach this weekend could see him double his Group One tally for the season with top-flight hopes from New York to Sa(...)

Ruler Of The World wins last year’s Epsom Derby and is likely to go off favourite for the $10m Dubai World Cup at Meydan on Saturday.

Aidan O’Brien might fear his Ballydoyle string aren’t particularly forward but that isn’t preventing the champion(...)

Pat Smullen and Princess Highway will team up for the Group Three Noblesse Stakes in Cork on Sunday. Photograph: Getty Images

It’s getting to the time of year when the classic generation really start getting to grips with older horses and Say could strike an early blow for th(...)

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