Paddy Twomey

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Homeless Songs ridden by Chris Hayes cross the finish line  to win the Tattersalls Irish 1,000 Guineas at the Curragh. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The old adage about form being temporary but class permanent got underlined in style when Homeless Songs supplied Dermot Weld with a 20th Curragh Clas(...)

 Jack Kennedy on Delta Work celebrates  winning the Glenfarclas Chase at the  Cheltenham Festival. Elliott’s star now bids for Grand National glory at Aintree. Photograph:  Mike Hewitt/Getty Images

Gordon Elliott is set to saddle a team of eight runners in pursuit of a record-equalling fourth Randox Aintree Grand National success on Saturday. Ha(...)

Tarnawa, ridden by Christophe Soumillon, crosses the finish line to win the Breeders’ Cup Turf at Keeneland in Lexington, Kentucky last November. Photograph:  Bobby Ellis/Getty Images

Tarnawa is set to start one of the hottest Breeders’ Cup favourites over Friday and Saturday’s action in Del Mar and appears to be an Irish ‘banker’ a(...)

Trainer Ger Lyons with Masen after completing a four-timer at the Irish Champions Weekend at  Leopardstown. Photograph: Caroline Norris/Inpho

The 38th Breeders’ Cup looks set to have the broadest team of Irish hopefuls yet competing at US racing’s ‘World Championships’ which begins on Friday(...)

Ryan Moore teams up with Luxembourg for the first time in a race that has thrown up subsequent Guineas winners in each of the last four years. File photograph: Inpho

Europe’s final busy Group One schedule of 2021 is set to have a major influence on 2022’s Classic complexion. Aidan O’Brien has yet to hit the top-fl(...)

Colin Keane celebrates taking the record of most wins in an Irish Flat season after winning on Power Under Me at the Curragh on Sunday. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Colin Keane has been praised for the “old-fashioned way” he has gone about setting a new record for the number of winners ridden in a season in Irelan(...)

Dermot Weld’s Tarnawa (left) is edged out by German jockey Rene Piechulek on Torquator Tasso to win in The Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe horse race at The Paris Longchamp. Photo: Christophe Archambault/AFP via Getty Images

The 80-1 German outsider Torquator Tasso supplied a shock result in the 100th Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe in Paris on Sunday. Unconsidered befor(...)

Jockey Billy Lee enjoyed success on La Petite Coco in Cork. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

La Petite Coco took the rise in class in her stride to record an impressive victory in the Irish Stallion Farms EBF Give Thanks Stakes at Cork. Paddy(...)

Sonaiyla will fly the flag for Paddy Twomey in Saturday’s feature at Royal Ascot. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Paddy Twomey bred a Group 1 winner when he was 14 and aims to train one on Saturday when Sonaiyla is the sole Irish hope for the final day feature at (...)

Trainer Joseph O’Brien is not too disheartened over the run of Pretty Gorgeous  in the Irish 2,000 Guineas at the Curragh. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Joseph O’Brien is hopeful Royal Ascot can prove a happier hunting ground for his top three-year-olds after a frustrating Guineas campaign this month. (...)

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