George Baker

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The brooch from the set of Lalique jewellery created from a choker owned by Florence Evelyn St George, muse, patron and lover of Sir William Orpen, will be auctioned at the Lyon & Turnbull sale in London on October 22nd

A piece of jewellery owned by one of the most talked-about socialites of early 20th-century London, who was married to an Irish land agent but also ha(...)

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 (...)

Jockey George Baker was airlifted  to hospital after a fall at St Moritz. Photograph:  Getty Images

Classic-winning jockey George Baker was in intensive care in Switzerland after be was airlifted to hospital on Sunday after a fall at St Moritz. Bake(...)

 Harbour Law (left) ridden by George Baker comes from behind to win  Ladbrokes St Leger Stakes at Doncaster. Photograph: Daniel Smith/Getty Images

It has taken 240 years, but Laura Mongan became the first woman to train the winner of the Ladbrokes St Leger as Harbour Law swooped late in another d(...)

Sole Power, ridden by Chris Hayes (inside), leads home Maarek ridden by Jamie Spencer to win the Derrinstown Stud Flying Five Stakes at the Curragh last September. Photograph: INPHO/Donall Farmer

Time waits for no one, but Eddie Lynam hopes Sole Power’s new jockey George Baker can put a brake on it long enough for Ireland’s former Horse of the (...)

Litigant ridden by Oisin Murphy holds off Wicklow Brave to win the York at Ebor. Photograph: PA

Litigant won the Betfred Ebor at York on his first run for trainer Joe Tuite in the hands of Oisin Murphy. Not seen for 491 days, the seven-year-old (...)

Ruth Rendell, Lady Rendell of Babergh, who has died aged 85, wrote more than 50 crime novels and several collections of short stories starting out in (...)

File photograph of British crime writer Ruth Rendell who died on Saturday at the age of 85.  Photograph: Fiona Hanson/PA Wire

Best-selling British crime writer Ruth Rendell has died aged 85.Her publishers Penguin Random House said she passed away in London at 8am on Saturday.(...)

Baraweez and Colm O’Donoghue go on to win the  Irish Stallion Farms EBF “Ahanoora” Handicap on the final day  of the Galway Festival at Ballybrit. Photograph:  PA

Brian Ellison vowed to return to Galway after Baraweez and Pacific Heights gave him a one-three in the €100,000 Irish Stallion Farms EBF “Ahonoora” H(...)

Thistle Bird and George Baker (left) win the Newbridge Silverware Pretty Polly Stakes during day two the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby Festival at Curragh Racecourse, Co Kildare, Ireland. Photo: PA Wire

Aidan O’Brien continued his Curragh dominance on Sunday with the first four winners at HQ but the champion trainer did suffer a rare reverse in the(...)