Mick Halford

9 results

Jockeys and trainers endeavour to maintain social distancing in the parade ring at Naas racecourse. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Ger Lyons enjoyed a one-three in the Lodge Park Stud Irish EBF Park Express Stakes at Naas on the opening day of the Irish Flat season, with Lemista t(...)

Irish jockey Colin Keane is in action inHong Kong this weekend. Photograph:  Bryan Keane/Inpho

Colin Keane will hope to go one better than last year when he flies the Irish flag at Wednesday’s Longines International Jockeys Championship in Hong (...)

Winter ridden by Ryan Moore on the way to winning the Tattersalls Irish 1,000 Guineas at the Curragh. Photograph:  Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Winter emulated her stable companion Churchill by completing the Newmarket-Curragh Guineas double on Sunday giving Aidan O’Brien a 70th classic victor(...)

Aidan O’Brien’s 14-1 shot Port Douglas and jockey Emmet McNamara (left) beat True Solitaire and  Pat Smullen to win the Juddmonte Beresford Stakes at the Curragh. Photograph: PA

Aidan O’Brien will consider a tilt at the Racing Post Trophy with Port Douglas after a surprise victory from the front in the Juddmonte Beresford Stak(...)

The  Aidan O’Brien-trained Deauville will race  in the Group 2 Royal Lodge Stakes at Newmarket. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Just a few days after losing a Group 1 prize at the British Horseracing Authority’s headquarters, Aidan O’Brien aims for an 11th top-flight prize of (...)

Air Force Blue (USA) ridden by Joseph O’Brien comes home to win The Keeneland Phoenix Stakes at the Curragh. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Air Force Blue reversed Royal Ascot form with Buratino to give Aidan O’Brien another win in the Keeneland Phoenix Stakes at the Curragh. Having won se(...)

Nicky Henderson with Barry Geraghty  at Ascot Racecourse. Photograph: Scott Heavey/Getty Images

Barry Geraghty admits it was a tough decision to overlook Bivouac in favour of Peace And Co in today’s JCB Triumph Hurdle Trial at Cheltenham. Peace A(...)

Jockey James Doyle rides Kingman to win the St James’s Palace Stakes during day one of Royal Ascot in June 2014. Photograph: Charlie Crowhurst/Getty Images

Exceptional miler Kingman has been retired to stud, confirmed Teddy Grimthorpe, racing manager to owner Khalid Abdullah. The John Gosden-trained colt (...)

Eddie Lynam: “We’re stepping her up to six furlongs and I would feel she might not get the trip and she wouldn’t enjoy the ground if it were soft” Photograph: Getty Images

Eddie Lynam has warned Alexander Anthem could bypass the Phoenix Stakes at the Curragh tomorrow should the ground be too soft. The Starspangledbanner (...)