Enable,  ridden by Frankie Dettori, wins the Darley Yorkshire Stakes in August, 2019. Photograph: Nigel French/PA Wire

Saturday’s King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes is shaping into a remarkable face-off between the two most powerful trainers in Britain and Ire(...)

 William Buick riding Pinatubo win The Goffs Vincent O’Brien National Stakes at the Curragh. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Enable’s attempt at an Arc hat-trick ended in anticlimax but racing’s newest superstar Pinatubo is odds-on to end his two-year-old season unbeaten in (...)

Jockey  Joel Rosario celebrates after riding Accelerate to victory in the Breeders’ Cup Classic at Churchill Downs  in Louisville, Kentucky. Photograph: Bobby Ellis/Getty Images

Aidan O’Brien’s ambition to win the Breeders’ Cup Classic will have to wait for at least another year after Mendelssohn could eventually finish only f(...)

Jockey Frankie Dettori, celebrates after winning the Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe on Enable. Photograph: Getty Images

Enable confirmed herself Europe’s champion racehorse of 2017 with a crushing Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe success on Sunday but almost inevitably concede(...)

Harristown Demesne in Co Kildare is on the market for €25 million

Driving along the seeming interminable avenue at Harristown Demesne in Co Kildare feels like stepping back in time. Rolling fields of corn and pastur(...)

Dermot Weld: still has both the Epsom and Curragh Derby winner Harzand and Fascinating Rock in the Champion Stakes mix

A potentially epic QIPCO Irish Champion Stakes clash next Saturday could get another enticing ingredient added to it in the shape of the 2015 French (...)

Grundy ridden by Pat Eddery comes home to win the George VI and Queen Elizabeth Diamond Stakes on July 26th, 1975, ahead of Bustino ridden by Joe Mercer (left) and Dahlia ridden by Lester Piggott (second right). Photograph: PA

Pat Eddery was one of the world’s great riders and perhaps Ireland’s finest flat-race jockey of all. He was unquestionably the most successful. Only (...)

Dermot Weld is hoping for group one success withBrooch at the Currgah on Sunday. Photograph: Inpho

Dermot Weld aims to hit the Group One mark for Juddmonte with Brooch in Sunday’s €250,000 Sea The Stars Pretty Polly Stakes at the Curragh so a win f(...)

 Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome with jockey Victor Espinoza up trains at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York. Photo: Al Bello/Getty Images

Victory for California Chrome in next Saturday’s Belmont Stakes will mean a Triple Crown, a spot in American sporting history, and, surest bet of all,(...)

James Doyle lands the Greenham Stakes on Kingman at Newbury and is fancied to secure his first Classic success in today’s Tattersalls Irish 2,000 Guineas at the Curragh.

Kneejerk comparisons to Frankel might seem odious now on the back of Kingman’s Classic defeat at Newmarket three weeks ago but he is hot favourite to(...)

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