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The Dermot Weld-trained Search for a Song under jockey Colin Keane finished fourth  in Sunday’s French St Leger at Paris-Longchamp. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Search For A Song couldn’t put a seal on a notable international weekend for Irish racing when finishing only fourth in Sunday’s French St Leger at Pa(...)

Ryan Moore riding Luxembourg to win the Vertem Futurity Trophy Stakes at Doncaster. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Luxembourg cemented his position at the head of the ante-post lists for next year’s Epsom Derby with a clear-cut victory in the Vertem Futurity Trophy(...)

Ryan Moore teams up with Luxembourg for the first time in a race that has thrown up subsequent Guineas winners in each of the last four years. File photograph: Inpho

Europe’s final busy Group One schedule of 2021 is set to have a major influence on 2022’s Classic complexion. Aidan O’Brien has yet to hit the top-fl(...)

The Alan Smurfit Memorial Beresford Stakes in September where Seamie Heffernan aboard Luxembourg stretched to victory. File photograph: Inpho

Aidan O’Brien’s Ballydoyle team have yet to secure a vital Group One victory for a juvenile colt this season but Luxembourg is a general 5-4 favourite(...)

Séamus Heffernan wins the Alan Smurfit Memorial Beresford Stakes on Luxembourg at the Curragh in September. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Aidan O’Brien’s “very special” two-year-old Luxembourg is on course for Saturday week’s Vertem Futurity at Doncaster and a potential timely counter-pu(...)

Princess Zoe will look to complete a brilliant summer in Sunday’s Prix Royal-Oak in Paris. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Some of the greatest stayers in history are on the Prix Royal-Oak’s roll of honour and Princess Zoe is favourite to join them when she lines up in Par(...)

Aidan O’Brien will hope to win a 10th Vertem Futurity at Doncaster. Photo: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Aidan O’Brien has a record-equalling 10th Vertem Futurity success in his sights at Doncaster on Saturday. Ireland’s champion trainer is one shy of the(...)

Frankel, ridden by Tom Queally, goes clear in the final furlong of the Champions Stakes to win his 14th and final race during the Qipco Champions Day meeting at Ascot racecourse in October 2012. Photograph: Getty Images

Tom Queally, the jockey who rode the great flat champion Frankel to all 14 victories in his unbeaten career, is set to ride over jumps at Limerick on (...)

Aidan O’Brien: looks likely to equal Henry Cecil’s 10 victories in the Grade One Vertem Futurity at Doncaster. mile contest. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

Aidan O’Brien’s prospects of a record-equalling 10th triumph in Saturday’s Vertem Futurity look overwhelming as, remarkably, just a single opponent i(...)

Aidan O’Brien: has amassed a total of 65 winners at Royal Ascot during his extraordinary training career. Photograph: Oisín Keniry/Inpho

A good start to Royal Ascot 2019 could tee Aidan O’Brien up for more history at British racing’s biggest meeting of the year. In 2016 Ireland’s champ(...)

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