Joseph O'brien

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Colin Keane (blue and white) riding Buffer Zone to win the Bold Lad Handicap  at the Curragh’s “champions weekend”. Photograph:   Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Ger Lyons and Colin Keane are in pursuit of a second major cross-channel handicap prize of the season on Saturday, with Buffer Zone lining up in the W(...)

Joseph O’Brien: “I’ve no doubt it’s going to be a huge success. This year has seen great progress. It’ll be among the best facilities in the world if it’s not already.” Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Joseph O’Brien has given the under-fire Curragh a vote of confidence ahead of the upcoming ‘Irish Champions Weekend’. It will be the first Champions (...)

Longclaw will be bidding for glory in Kentucky with Jamie Spencer on board.  Photograph:  Getty Images

Gordon Elliott is rapidly closing in on €1 million in prizemoney for the Irish National Hunt season but it’s a major $500,000 pot on the flat that the(...)

Trainer Gordon Elliott’s main hope of finally breaking his Galway Hurdle duck looks to be Chosen Mate. Photograph: PA

Veteran trainer John Joe Walsh and his stable star Davids Charm could end up settling a score with Thursday’s Guinness Galway Hurdle. In last year’s (...)

Jody Townend on Great White Shark  on the way to winning the The Connacht Hotel  Handicap on the opening night of thr Galway Races. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Jody Townend maintained her family connection to the Galway Festival with an emotional success on Great White Shark in the opening day at Ballybrit. (...)

 Frankie Dettori on  Enable celebrates after winning The King George VI And Queen Elizabeth Qipco Stakes at Ascot. Photograph: Getty Images

The Galway Races celebrates 150 years this week and even the weather looks like cooperating for much of the coming seven days. The renowned summer fe(...)

 Jockey Colin Keane: he has slipped seamlessly into the retired Pat Smullen’s role as Ireland’s “go-to” rider. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The first 75 days of the new Curragh have been tumultuous so a potential first classic success for Colin Keane in Saturday’s Kerrygold Irish Oaks migh(...)

Aidan O’Brien has four runners in the July Cup at Newmarket. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

A record-equalling fifth Darley July Cup is in Aidan O’Brien’s sights and Ten Sovereigns is set to lead his challenge on Saturday’s highlight at Newma(...)

 James Doyle rides Blue Point to win the King’s Stand Stakes during day one of Royal Ascot   on June 18th. Photograph:  Charlie Crowhurst/Getty Images for Ascot Racecourse

Aidan O’Brien could have to up to 10 runners on the final day of Royal Ascot although it is his great rivals at Godolphin who can be forgiven for fee(...)

Ger Lyons: “I’d rather win a Phoenix than be second in a Coventry on bad ground”

The Royal Ascot countdown is firmly under way, although testing ground conditions could make Ger Lyons’s mind up about whether or not to run his star (...)

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