Joseph O Brien

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Not everything can have been wholesome among a raucous 23,500 Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby crowd on a sunny Saturday evening at the Curragh but there w(...)

Ruler of the World will face eight rivals as he bids for a Classic double in this evening’s Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh.

BRIAN O’CONNORIt’s being billed as a more competitive Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby but while the numbers may stack-up differently, it still looks like (...)

Richard Hughes on  Sky Lantern stretches away from the field to win  The Coronation Stakes at Royal Ascot. Photograph: Paul Gilham/Getty Images

Sky Lantern defied stall 16 of 17 to run out a hugely impressive winner of the Coronation Stakes at Royal Ascot.Richard Hughes made an early decision (...)

 Camelot: can return to winning ways in the Prince of Wales’s Stakes at Royal Ascot. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

It seems to be Camelot’s damned lot to be praised faintly. Rarely if ever can the accomplishments of a triple-Classic winner have been trailed so dogg(...)

Pat Smullen and Princess Highway will team up for the Group Three Noblesse Stakes in Cork on Sunday. Photograph: Getty Images

It’s getting to the time of year when the classic generation really start getting to grips with older horses and Say could strike an early blow for th(...)

Christopher Zambra leaves Dublin Central Criminal Court on Thursday after he was found not guilty to murdering John Carroll in Grumpy Jack’s pub in the Coombe on February 18th, 2008. Photograph: Collins Courts

The Garda Siochána Ombudsman Commission is reviewing the Garda’s investigation of a gangland murder case in which a man accused of the killing was acq(...)

Christopher Zambra leaving Dublin Central Criminal Court yesterday. Photograph:  Collins Courts

A 38-year-old Dublin man has been cleared of ordering the murder of a man in a pub in the capital four years ago.Christopher Zambra of Galtymore Road,(...)

Johnny Murtagh should be on the mark as a trainer with Benbecula at Tramore.

Johnny Murtagh famously secured Epsom Derby glory on three occasions but with a new trainer hat on, his focus this afternoon switches to Tramore and s(...)

Trainer Aidan O’Brien and his son Joseph O’Brien after the latter rode Magician to victory in the Tattersalls Irish 2,000 Guineas at the Curragh.  Photograph:  Barry Cronin/PA Wire.

St Nicholas Abbey will bid to make history at Epsom on Saturday when he attempts a third straight success in the Investec Coronation Cup. His wins in(...)

Kevin Manning riding Dawn Approach to victory  in the English  2000 Guineas  at Newmarket earlier this month. Photgraph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Jim Bolger’s Dawn Approach heads a field of 12 for Saturday’s Investec Derby at Epsom.The impressive Qipco 2000 Guineas winner remains unbeaten in his(...)

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