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Magic Wand is as low as 9-1 behind the Japanese favourite, Lys Gracieux, for Saturday’s $5 million Cox Plate. Photograph: George Salpigtidis/Getty Images

For the second weekend in a row Ryan Moore will be on Group One duty in Australia for Aidan O’Brien when teaming up with Magic Wand in Saturday mornin(...)

 Trainer Willie Mullins. Buildmeupbuttercup is already a general 5-1 favourite to give the Irishman back-to-back wins in Saturday’s Emirates English Cesarewitch. Photograph:  James Crombie/Inpho

Champion jumps trainer Willie Mullins could have a Cesarewitch double in his sights on the flat this weekend. Buildmeupbuttercup is already a general(...)

Brian Kavanagh, chief executive of Horse Racing Ireland at the organisation’s offices in Ballymany, the Curragh, Co Kildare. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

It’s a sunny morning on the Curragh racecourse in Co Kildare. There is no racing but, off in the distance, work riders are exercising two powerful-loo(...)

Donnacha O’Brien on board Innisfree comes home to win the Beresford Stakes at the Curragh Autumn Festival in Co Kildare on Sunday.  Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Donnacha O’Brien became the 10th jockey to win Sunday’s Beresford Stakes at the Curragh for his father Aidan when scoring on Innisfree. It was a nint(...)

The Pat Smullen Champions Race For Cancer Trials Ireland is at the Curragh on September 15th. Photograph: Inpho

Pat Smullen has ruled out riding in his charity race at next month’s Longines Irish Champions Weekend after a setback in his health. The multiple Gro(...)

Frankie Dettori: has two rides scheduled for the Curragh on Friday. Photograph: Bryn Lennon/Getty Images

Frankie Dettori can’t celebrate the 25th anniversary of his sole Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby success in Saturday’s Classic renewal but Curragh officia(...)

 Seamie Heffernan riding Anthony Van Dyck to victory in  The Investec Derby Stakes at Epsom. O’Brien’s runner will bid for a double in the  Irish Derby at the Curragh. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images)

Anthony Van Dyck headlines Aidan O’Brien’s six contenders for the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh on Saturday. The Investec Derby winner, (...)

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(...)

Aidan O’Brien: top trainer will once again have a formidable team of horses bidding for top prizes at Royal Ascot.  Photograph:  Steve Parsons/PA

Aidan O’Brien is hot favourite to be crowned top trainer for a tenth time at Royal Ascot this week although his two sons, Joseph and Donnacha, will h(...)

Aidan O’Brien’s Magna Grecia is set to miss Royal Ascot with a hamstring injury. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Aidan O’Brien has indicated his English 2,000 Guineas winner Magna Grecia probably won’t recover from injury in time to run at Royal Ascot next week. (...)

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