Freddie Head

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Shane Foley on Albigna. Both are newcomers to US racing’s shop-window event. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Aidan O’Brien and his son Joseph provide the bulk of the Irish challenge for the 36th Breeders Cup, which begins on Friday night. Yet it is Jessica Ha(...)

 Some Plan, ridden by Noel Fehily,  falls at the last during the  Grand Annual Challenge Cup Handicap Chase at Cheltenham in 2018. The Henry de Bromhead-trained horse was one of seven horses to die at Cheltenham last year, three of which came in the Grand Annual. Photograph: Justin Setterfield/Getty Images

Irish trainers are preparing for the enhanced animal welfare procedures that will be in place at next week’s Cheltenham Festival. Britain’s racing au(...)

Happily (R) is bidding for French Oaks glory on Sunday. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Aidan O’Brien will hope it’s a classic case of third time lucky for his star filly Happily in Sunday’s French Oaks. Happily started favourite for bot(...)

Aidan O’Brien: will assemble a powerful  team or runners for Royal Ascot where he is odds-on to be top trainer once again.  Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

Aidan O’Brien is a long odds-on favourite to land Royal Ascot’s leading trainer award for an eighth time next week but could bid for more classic glo(...)

Jim Bolger and son-in-law jockey Kevin Manning will be heading to Paris on Sunday with Trading Leather.

BRIAN O’CONNORJust six Irish-trained horses have ever won the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe, including the dual-victor Alleged, and Leading Light is on co(...)

Freddie Head

Moonlight Cloud created history at Deauville with a mesmerising performance in the Prix du Haras de Fresnay-le-Buffard Prix Jacques le Marois.Freddie (...)