David Simcock

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Lightning Spear ridden by jockey Oisín Murphy on his way to winning the Qatar Sussex Stakes  at Goodwood Racecourse. Photograph:  Adam Davy/PA Wire

Persistence finally received its reward here on Wednesday as Lightning Spear and Oisín Murphy, who had been beaten in all 14 of their previous starts (...)

Highland Reel is set to make his final appearance in the Hong Kong Vase at Sha Tin. Photograph: Vince Caligiuri/Getty

Aidan O’Brien admits it will be hard to replace Highland Reel as he prepares to take a final bow in the Longines Hong Kong Vase at Sha Tin on Sunday. (...)

Highland Reel will lead Aidan O’Brien’s challenge in the King George at Ascot. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Enable will face nine rivals as she bids to win her third Group One of the season in Saturday’s King George VI And Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot. J(...)

 Pat Smullen: he will be keen to close in on another century of winners as rapidly as possible. Photograph: INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Pat Smullen will carry the hopes of many punters trying to scoop what is expected to be a first ever €1 million “Pick 6” pool at Gowran on Sunday whe(...)

Caravaggio ridden by Ryan Moore wins the Coventry Stakes during day one of Royal Ascot. Photograph:   Adam Davy/PA Wire.

Galileo Gold won the battle of the 2000 Guineas winners in the St James’s Palace Stakes at Royal Ascot. Hugo Palmer’s three-year-old claimed Classic (...)

 Victor Espinoza rides California Chrome to victory in the Dubai World Cup  at Meydan. Photograph: Warren Little/Getty Images

California Chrome went one better than 12 months ago when winning the €5.1 million Dubai World Cup with a tremendous display at Meydan. The American (...)

Joseph O’Brien: the 22-year-old has had problems with his weight. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Ryan Moore’s injury misfortune could turn into Group 1 opportunity for Joseph O’Brien when the Irishman teams up with Archangel Raphael in Longcham(...)

 Joseph O’Brien rides Highland Reel (left) to win the Veuve Clicquot Vintage Stakes at Goodwood yesterday. Phototograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

The Aidan O’Brien-trained juvenile Highland Reel had a striking victory in the Veuve Clicquot Vintage Stakes at Goodwood yesterday. Sent off the odds-(...)