Mike Smith

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Justify and jockey Mike Smith winning the Belmont Stakes in June to complete the Triple Crown. Photograph: Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images

Justify has been retired because of injury, connections of the undefeated American Triple Crown winner said in a statement. The three-year-old son of(...)

Frankie Dettori celebrates as Stradivarius takes the Gold Cup at Royal Ascot. Photograph: Nigel French/PA

Frankie Dettori conjured virtuoso puns galore with a scintillating Gold Cup success on Stradivarius at Royal Ascot on Thursday. The 7-4 joint-favouri(...)

Triple Crown hopeful Justify trains on the track at Belmont Park racetrack. Photograph: Shannon Stapleton/Reuters

Tipperary trainer “Fozzy” Stack flies the Irish flag at Belmont Park on Saturday night when American racing’s newest superstar, Justify, bids for Trip(...)

Justify, ridden by jockey Mike Smith, crosses the finish line to win the 143rd running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland. Photo: Rob Carr/Getty Images

The day looked much the same. There were wastebaskets catching rainwater seeping through the ceiling, cardboard and wood chips and carpets meant to so(...)

Jerwin Ancajas of the Philippines celebrates a knockout win against Fadhili Majiha of Tanzania during their bantamweight fight at The Venetian in Macau in 2015. Ancajas will fight Jamie Conlan in Belfast next month. Photo: Chris Hyde/Getty Images

When they rode the ribbon highways of the American Midwest, shoehorned into Sean Gibbons’ white Honda Civic hatchback, they called themselves the Knuc(...)

Scotland’s goalie Craig Gordon misses the ball during the  Euro 2008 qualifier against Georgia in Tbilisi on  October 17th, 2007, which Georgia won 2-0. Photograph:   AFP

Having taken four points from their games in Belgrade and Vienna, Martin O’Neill’s side should, on the face of it, find things comparatively straightf(...)

Mike Smith and  Arrogate win the $10 million Dubai World Cup at Meydan. Photograph: Ahmed Jadallah/Reuters

Arrogate had to show courage as well as class to win the $10 million Dubai World Cup in what was a sensational performance at Meydan. Sent off the lo(...)

 Arrogate, ridden by jockey Mike Smith, digs in to pip California Chrome in the Breeders’ Cup Classic. Photograph: Getty

European raiders were out of luck as Tourist denied Tepin back-to-back wins in the Breeders’ Cup Mile at Santa Anita. Hopes were high for the Henry C(...)

Late Dallas police officer Patrick Zamarripa in undated family handout photo. File photograph:Hector Zamarripa/Handout/Reuters

The backgrounds of those killed or wounded in Dallas during a protest over recent police shootings of black men are emerging. Five police officers we(...)

Irish founded semiconductor company Powervation has been acquired by Japanese electronics firm ROHM for approximately $70 million.

Irish founded semiconductor company Powervation has been acquired by Japanese electronics firm ROHM for approximately $70 million. The University of L(...)

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