Hugh Bowman

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Twilight Payment ridden by Jye McNeil (No 6) on the way to victory   in the Melbourne Cup at the Flemington Racecourse. Photograph: George Salpigtidis/Racing Photos/AFP via  Getty Images

Another remarkable family success for Joseph O’Brien in Tuesday’s Melbourne Cup was marred by fatal injuries sustained in the race by his father Aidan(...)

Anthony Van Dyck suffered a fatal injury during the Melbourne Cup. Photograph: Brett Holburt/Getty/AFP

Tragedy again struck the Melbourne Cup after one of the pre-race favourites, Anthony Van Dyck, was euthanised after breaking down entering the home st(...)

Anthony Van Dyck, seen here on the way to winning the  Epsom Derby in 2019, will run in Saturday’s Caulfield Cup in Melbourne. Photograph:  Andrew Redington/Getty Images

Last year’s Derby hero Anthony Van Dyck is the headline act going into Saturday’s $5 million Caulfield Cup, the first major objective for the large Ir(...)

Serpentine could be supplemented for next week’s Arc. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The star filly Love could be joined by her Derby winning stable companion Serpentine when Aidan O’Brien pursues a third success in this Sunday’s Prix (...)

Winx extended her winning run to 32 in Sydney. Photograph: Mark Evans/Getty

Winx extended her winning streak to 32 on Saturday with a fourth victory in the George Ryder Stakes at Rosehill. In the process, the Chris Waller-tra(...)

Winx notched up a 30th consecutive win. Photograph: Mark Evans/Getty

Australia’s superstar mare Winx notched up her 30th successive victory with another dominant display in The Star Apollo Stakes at Randwick. Making he(...)

Davy Russell and Presenting Percy en-route to victory in the RSA Chase at Cheltenham in 2018. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty

Presenting Percy is set to take the first step towards potential Cheltenham Gold Cup glory at Punchestown on Sunday. Last season’s top novice is alre(...)

The Cliffsofmoher, left, pulls up lame during the Melbourne Cup at Flemington Racecourse in Melbourne, Australia. Photograph: Andy Brownbill/AP

Joseph O’Brien will hope for a happier Flemington experience this Saturday when saddling his Irish Derby winner Latrobe in a $2 million Grade One. Th(...)

Hugh Bowman celebrates after Winx’s record victory in Melbourne. Photograph: Michael Dodge/Getty

Winx secured her place in the history books as she won a record fourth Cox Plate at Moonee Valley on Saturday. Chris Waller’s seven-year-old claimed (...)

A unique four-in-a-row in Australia’s all-aged championship event would extend Winx’s winning streak to 29 races and cement her place in Australian sporting folklore. Photograph: Vince Caligiuri/Getty  *

Beating the Australian national institution that is Winx could prove a task beyond even Aidan O’Brien although this is a bank holiday weekend that cou(...)

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