Dermot Weld

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Aidan O’Brien has four runners in the July Cup at Newmarket. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

A record-equalling fifth Darley July Cup is in Aidan O’Brien’s sights and Ten Sovereigns is set to lead his challenge on Saturday’s highlight at Newma(...)

Frankie Dettori aboard Enable after winning the Coral Eclipse at Sandown Park on Saturday. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty

Frankie Dettori’s stunning Group One summer has extended to a seventh top-flight success of the season on Too Darn Hot at Deauville on Sunday. Last y(...)

The Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh on Saturday is scheduled for 5.20 – just 20 minutes after the start of the Kildare-Tyrone clash at nearby Newbridge.  Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

The GAA has insisted it wasn’t possible to delay the throw-in to the All-Ireland senior football qualifier between Kildare and Tyrone in order to avoi(...)

 Seamie Heffernan riding Anthony Van Dyck to victory in  The Investec Derby Stakes at Epsom. O’Brien’s runner will bid for a double in the  Irish Derby at the Curragh. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images)

Anthony Van Dyck headlines Aidan O’Brien’s six contenders for the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh on Saturday. The Investec Derby winner, (...)

Aidan O’Brien: top trainer will once again have a formidable team of horses bidding for top prizes at Royal Ascot.  Photograph:  Steve Parsons/PA

Aidan O’Brien is hot favourite to be crowned top trainer for a tenth time at Royal Ascot this week although his two sons, Joseph and Donnacha, will h(...)

Chris Hayes on board Madhmoon celebrates winning the KPMG Champions Juvenile Stakes  at Leopardstown Racecourse last year. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Madhmoon will try to gain revenge on his Epsom conqueror Anthony Van Dyck in the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby later this month. The Kevin Prendergast-(...)

 Chris Hayes on Baladiya wins the Walsh Associates Architects Maiden at Leopardstown Racecourse. Hayes was referred on after a fourth breach of the new rules when winning the Blue Wind Stakes on Tarnawa at Naas earlier this month.   Photograph: PA

The Irish Jockeys Association (IJA) has warned a very significant problem could be coming down the road with new whip rules introduced six weeks ago. (...)

Trainer Dermot Weld: ‘It is quick but there is some rain forecast in the middle of the week and any little bit that comes will be welcome.’ Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Shelir will put his unbeaten record on the line and try to provide his owner the Aga Khan with a first Irish Guineas success at the Curragh on Saturda(...)

Winning trainer Joseph O’Brien gets caught up in the celebrations of the Blackrock Racing Syndicate after their horse Arthurian Flame won the the Microsoft Cup Lady Riders Handicap under jockey Hayley Turner. Photograph:  Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Twilight Payment had gone close in the Saval Beg Levmoss Stakes twice before and finally came out on top in the Listed feature at Leopardstown on Frid(...)

Chris Hayes on Madhmoon wins the KPMG Champions Juvenile Stakes at Leopardstown in September. “You’d imagine ten furlongs will be no problem to him. As for the next two we’ll find out on Derby day.” Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Jockey Chris Hayes is facing a minimum six-day ban in an upcoming whip hearing but is happy it won’t interfere with important big race rides that incl(...)

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