Jockey Donnacha O’Brien is congratulated by his brother Joseph after Latrobe’s victory in the 2018 Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at The Curragh. Photograph:  Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Champion flat jockey Donnacha O’Brien has announced his retirement from race-riding and confirmed he will start training in 2020. The 21-year-old son(...)

Magic Wand is as low as 9-1 behind the Japanese favourite, Lys Gracieux, for Saturday’s $5 million Cox Plate. Photograph: George Salpigtidis/Getty Images

For the second weekend in a row Ryan Moore will be on Group One duty in Australia for Aidan O’Brien when teaming up with Magic Wand in Saturday mornin(...)

Down Royal Racecourse. Photograph: Inpho

A no-deal Brexit on October 31st could have an immediate impact on Down Royal with officials there currently waiting to react to whatever the politica(...)

Donnacha O’Brien on board Innisfree comes home to win the Beresford Stakes at the Curragh Autumn Festival in Co Kildare on Sunday.  Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Donnacha O’Brien became the 10th jockey to win Sunday’s Beresford Stakes at the Curragh for his father Aidan when scoring on Innisfree. It was a nint(...)

Enable begins her bid for a record third Arc success in Saturday’s Coral Eclipse at Sandown with Frankie Dettori on board. Photograph: Francois Mori/AP

Last weekend’s shock Irish Derby winner Padraig Beggy appears to be on pacemaker duty again in Saturday’s Coral Eclipse at Sandown although this time (...)

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(...)

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(...)

Broome and Donnacha O’Brien win the Derrinstown Stud Derby Trial Stakes at Leopardstown. Photo: PA Wire

The odds on Aidan O’Brien securing a record-equalling seventh Epsom Derby tightened even further after Broome led home a Ballydoyle 1-2-3 in Sunday’s (...)

If Western Australia lives up to his official 110 rating, Ryan Moore (pictured) should prove hard to beat. Photograph: Bryan Keane

Ryan Moore is back at Dundalk on Wednesday night with two rides for Aidan O’Brien. They include Western Australia in the Listed BetVictor Patton Sta(...)

Donnacha O’Brien: has claimed five Group One wins this year and is  assured of being crowned champion jockey in Ireland for the first time with 103 winners already in the bag. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Newmarket has hosted some of Donnacha O’Brien’s finest moments during a stellar 2018 campaign and the champion jockey-elect is in line to try and add (...)

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