Dermot Weld

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Frankie Dettori is twice a Derby winner on board Authorized in 2007 and Golden Horn in 2015. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Frankie Dettori will ride Hazapour for Dermot Weld and the Aga Khan in Saturday week’s Investec Derby. The Italian star - twice a Derby winner on boa(...)

Faugheen:  was an odds-on favourite to defend his Champion Hurdle crown in 2016. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Champion trainer Willie Mullins’s vet, Tim Brennan, could face disqualification from racing for up to 10 years after being called to appear before a (...)

TP Burns won half a dozen Irish classics in all, the last of which was the Kevin Prendergast trained Pidget in the 1972 St Leger. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The death has taken place of TP Burns, one of the most successful and versatile jockeys in Ireland during the last century. He was 94. Burns was an i(...)

Gordon Elliott felt the time was right to give some of his horses a short break. Photograph: Inpho

Top trainer Gordon Elliott is anticipating a return to normal service next week after not saddling a single runner in the last seven National Hunt fix(...)

Saxon Warrior ridden by Donnacha O’Brien wins the Qipco 2,000 Guineas Stakes  at Newmarket. Photograph by Joe Giddens/PA Wire

This weekend’s action could see Aidan O’Brien’s grip on the Epsom Derby move from tight to overwhelming with a couple of other Classics potentially th(...)

Sean Levey riding Billesdon Brook (L) celebrates winning The Qipco 1000 Guineas Stakes at Newmarket.  Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images)

Aidan O’Brien’s Kentucky Derby dream came to nothing on Saturday but he still emerged from the weekend with a Triple Crown prospect and a key role in (...)

Gustav Klimt: The Galileo colt won impressively at Leopardstown three weeks ago and has topped the 2,000 Guineas betting since. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Aidan O’Brien will bid for a first American classic victory in the Kentucky Derby although it promises to be business as usual for the Irishman when E(...)

 Mendelssohn with Ryan Moore up wins the Breeders Cup Juvenile Turf at Del Mar Race Track. Photograph:  Horsephotos/Getty Images)

Dermot Weld is the only trainer based in Europe to ever win an American classic but he reckons Aidan O’Brien has a “wonderful chance” of securing a hi(...)

Colin Keane and  Who’s Steph come home to win The Ballylinch Stud ‘Priory Belle’  1,000 Guineas Trial Stakes at Leopardstown. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Gustav Klimt booked his ticket for Newmarket in swooping late to bag the Ballylinch Stud 2,000 Guineas Trial Stakes at Leopardstown. Aidan O’Brien’s (...)

Gustav Klimt will be partnered by Ryan Moore in the 2,000 Guineas Trial at Leopardstown. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho.

Aidan O’Brien has a link to the Aintree Grand National through his nephew JJ Slevin who is set to have a first ride in the great race on Thunder And R(...)

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