Kieren Fallon

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Saxon Warrior partnered by Donnacha O’Brien takes the Newmarket 2,000 Guineas. Photograph: Joe Giddens/PA

Aidan O’Brien will begin the Derby Trial campaign at Chester on Wednesday in the enviable position of having the red-hot favourite Saxon Warrior safel(...)

 Joe Schmidt during the captain’s run in Paris. Photgraph:  Reuters/Gonzalo Fuentes

When Arsenal legend Tony Adams rang his former boss Arsène Wenger in October 2008 to inform him he was succeeding Harry Redknapp as Portsmouth manager(...)

“Jockeys have to know and understand they are professional athletes who have a liability not only to themselves but to their colleagues,” said jockeys’ association spokesman Andrew Coonan. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

The Irish Jockeys Association has said it understands why four-year bans for positive drug tests have been recommended in future and it stressed that (...)

 Aidan O’Brien celebrates as Saxon Warrior wins at Doncaster to secure the trainer a record 26 Group One winners in a single year. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty

World records are easy to understand and inevitably provoke fascination about the holder. So Aidan O’Brien’s magnificent achievement in saddling a re(...)

Jockey Davy Russell escaped without punishment after punching his mount Kings Dolly at a meeting in Tramore. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

When the Irish Turf Club announced on Saturday that the jockey Davy Russell had received only a caution from its disciplinary panel for punching his h(...)

Kieren Fallon: “It was a great weekend, the Arc. A great Sunday, and on Monday morning we’re walking into the Old Bailey looking at six to 10 years.” Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Kieren Fallon, whose brilliant and colourful career has been a thread in Flat racing’s narrative for a quarter of a century, is preparing to give a f(...)

Six-times champion jockey Kieren Fallon: announced his retirement a year after another jockey, Mark Enright, returned to racing following treatment for depression.  Photograph: John Walton/PA Wire

Kieren Fallon’s retirement from the saddle due to his battle with depression not only brings one of sport’s most successful and simultaneously turbul(...)

Kieren Fallon has announced his retirement aged 51. Photograph: PA

Kieren Fallon has announced his retirement from the saddle at the age of 51 as a consequence of struggles with his mental health. The six-times champi(...)

 Pallasator ridden by Andrea Atzeni wins the  Doncaster Cup last  September. Photograph:  Julian Herbert/Getty Images

Pallasator can take a starring role on day three of Royal Ascot by claiming the Gold Cup. Aidan O’Brien’s Order Of St George is a short price to bui(...)

Frankie Dettori celebrates after riding Galileo Gold to win the Qipco 2000 Guineas Stakes at Newmarket. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Galileo Gold is warm favourite to become just the ninth colt to complete the English-Irish 2, 000 Guineas double on Saturday, with the shape of his (...)

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