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IHRB spokesman Niall Cronin said: “Such a number of breaches in one race is thankfully an isolated incident although not what you want to see.”  Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Racing’s regulator has described as “an isolated incident” the single race at Dundalk on Monday that saw five jockeys suspended for excessive use of t(...)

Pierre-Charles Boudot, left in purple silks, rides Order of Australia to win the Breeders Cup Mile at Keeneland. Photograph: AP

Dermot Weld joined an exclusive club when Tarnawa swept to Breeders Cup glory in the $4 million Turf at Keeneland on Saturday night. On a programme w(...)

 Chris Hayes on Tarnawa at the Curragh Racecourse, Kildare, last year. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

A unique Irish flat season dominated by coronavirus winds up on Saturday with almost everyone’s attention elsewhere on the Breeders Cup. US racing’s(...)

The Aidan O’Brien-trained Magical  has been made a 5-2 favourite for Saturday’s Breeders’ Cup Turf. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Aidan O’Brien will hope for a change of fortune when Magical leads a team of eight Ballydoyle runners into the Breeders’ Cup in Keeneland later this w(...)

Colin Keane on Pretty Boy Floyd holds off Gary Hallpin on Glow Worm to win the Equine Nutrition Handicap at the Curragh. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Colin Keane had a perfect end to a championship-winning season in Ireland when notching a century of winners in his final ride of the campaign at the (...)

Jockey Colin Keane has been linked with the No 1 jockey role with Aidan O’Brien. Photograph: PA Wire

Trainer Ger Lyons has dismissed speculation linking his jockey Colin Keane to the job as Aidan O’Brien’s No 1 rider next year. Keane’s pursuit of t(...)

Magical put up a superb performance at Leopardstown to beat Ghaiyyath and having no less than the subsequent Arc winner Sottsass only fourth behind her.  Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Aidan O’Brien’s global Group One reach extends from Australia to Ascot on Saturday culminating in a potential Magical moment in the Qipco Champion Sta(...)

Ryan Moore riding Love  to win the Qipco 1000 Guineas  at Newmarket in June. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Aidan O’Brien has ruled his Classic filly Love out of any further action this year. After contributing three of O’Brien’s dozen Group One victories t(...)

Ghaiyyath ridden by jockey William Buick (second left) on the way to winning the Juddmonte International Stakes  at York Racecourse on August 19th. Photograph: David Davies/Pool/Getty Images

The seventh Irish Champions Weekend takes place in the grim circumstances of the coronavirus pandemic – although, from a racing point of view, it can (...)

Frankie Dettori will ride Irish Derby winner Santiago for trainer Aidan O’Brien in Saturday’s St Leger at Doncaster. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Frankie Dettori and Aidan O’Brien have each already won the Pertemps St Leger on six occasions and will combine to try and make it seven at Doncaster (...)

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