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William Buick onboard Hurricane Lane comes home  ahead of Frankie Dettori onboard Lone Eagle to win the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Hurricane Lane and William Buick got the better of Frankie Dettori’s mount Lone Eagle to record a one-two for cross-channel raiders in Saturday’s Duba(...)

Seamie Heffernan on High Definition wins the Alan Smurfit Memorial Beresford Stakes at the Curragh in August 2020. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Ireland’s premier classic, the €1 million Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby, will be watched by 1,000 spectators at the Curragh on Saturday. The carefully s(...)

High Definition is favourite to land Saturday’s Irish Derby at the Curragh. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

High Definition is favourite to give Aidan O’Brien a 15th Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh on Saturday, possibly provoking a case of “what m(...)

England batsman Ollie Pope pulls the ball  during the opening day of the third Test against South Africa  at St George’s Park in South Africa. Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty Images

Port Elizabeth: England 224-4 (Z Crawley 44, D Sibley 36, O Pope 33no) v South Africa This was a slow burner of a day – except for those spectators f(...)

England batsman Dominic Sibley celebrates after reaching his maiden Test century s during day four of the second Test against  South Africa  at Newlands  in Cape Town. Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty Images

Day 4 of 5: England 269 (O Pope 61no, B Stokes 47; K Rabada 3-68) & 391-8 dec (D Sibley 133no, B Stokes 72, J Root 61; A Nortje 3-61) lead South A(...)

England batsman Joe Root trapped lbw playing the reverse sweep as Sri Lanka wicketkeeper Niroshan Dickwella reacts during day three of the second Test  at Pallekele Cricket Stadium  in Kandy, Sri Lanka. Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty Images

A brave and brilliant century by Joe Root has given England the chance of a famous victory in a compelling Test match in Kandy on Friday. The Englan(...)

Chelsea striker Michy Batshuayi  shoots past Nottingham Forest goalkeeper Stephen Henderson  to scores his side’s second goal during the Carabao League Cup third round match  at Stamford Bridge. Photograph: Glyn Kirk/AFP

Chelsea 5 Nottingham Forest 1 Michy Batshuayi scored a hat-trick as Chelsea provided a glimpse of the future with a 5-1 Carabao Cup rout of Nottingha(...)

 Ryan Moore on Highland Reel wins the Prince of Wales’s Stakes at Royal Ascot in June.  Photograph:  Mike Hewitt/Getty Images

Aidan O’Brien famously trained a 50-1 Oaks winner a couple of years ago but the fact he’s the same odds for the Galway festival’s Leading Trainer Awar(...)

John Gosden: “She’s had plenty of time between her previous races. It’s not like she’s been overraced this season. She’s fresh and well.”

Presenting Julio can continue to be a lucky winning charm for jockey Chris Meehan when he makes a quick reappearance in Tuesday evening’s feature even(...)

Epsom Derby hero Wings Of Eagles lines up at the Curragh on Saturday. Photograph: Anthony Devlin/ AFP

Epsom hero Wings Of Eagles will face eight rivals when he bids to follow up in the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh on Saturday. The son of(...)

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