Michael Tabor

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 Joseph O’Brien: the Melbourne Cup-winning trainer is aiming  for an early midweek boost from West Coast Time at Down Royal on Wednesday. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Early Doors is in contention to lead Joseph O’Brien’s Dublin Racing Festival team this weekend and the Melbourne Cup-winning trainer aims for an early(...)

Lot 35, a yearling filly by Galileo, was sold by Godolphin at the Goffs Orby sale in Co Kildare on Tuesday for €1.2 million. Photograph: Goffs

When the hammer fell on Lot 35 at the Goffs Orby sale in Co Kildare on Tuesday, a yearling filly by Galileo changed hands for €1.2 million and a 12-ye(...)

Wayne Lordan and Winter took the 1000 Guineas at Newmarket. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty

It was like old times for Aidan O’Brien at Newmarket on Sunday when he completed the Guineas double for a third time although it was Winter and Ballyd(...)

JP McManus (pictured) and John Magnier sold the property to Norges Bank Real Estate Management. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Horse-racing tycoons John Magnier and JP McManus have sold an office and retail building on Place Vendome in Paris to Norway’s oil-rich sovereign weal(...)

Ryan Moore and  Order Of St George take the Ascot Gold Cup. Photograph: PA

Order Of St George ran out an easy winner of the Gold Cup at Royal Ascot. The youngster sprang to prominence when winning the Irish St Leger by 11 l(...)

Aidan O’Brien with US Army Ranger: “It tests every fibre of their body; twisting, turning, having to stay, having to use their speed, that’s the Derby.”  Photograph: Caroline Norris

John Magnier, Michael Tabor and Derrick Smith are the money behind Ballydoyle so Aidan O’Brien often appears to defer to “the lads” when it comes to b(...)

Ryan Moore rides Minding  to win the  1,000 Guineas Stakes. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

It has been a century since a filly won the Epsom Derby. However, in a year of 1916 anniversaries, bookmakers are betting that Minding could pull of(...)

Curragh Racecourse Ltd said on Tuesday that it has appointed Derek McGrath as chief executive of the company, which will own, operate and redevelop the racecourse and training grounds in Co Kildare.

Former European rugby chief, Derek McGrath, is to oversee the planned €65 million redevelopment of the Curragh Racecourse, Ireland’s premier flat trac(...)

Aidan O’Brien: has won three of the last four renewals of the famous Epsom Derby. Photo: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Ante-post favourites Midterm and Foundation are among 136 horses to stand their ground for the Epsom Investec Derby. A total of 136 horses go forwar(...)

Joseph O’Brien on Order of St George romps home to win the Irish St Leger at the Curragh as part of the Longines Irish Champions Weekend. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Aidan O’Brien and Coolmore Stud put a triple-Group 1 Curragh seal on a stunning ‘Irish Champions Weekend’ dividend for Irish racing’s dominant team. O(...)

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