Padraig Beggy

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Enable begins her bid for a record third Arc success in Saturday’s Coral Eclipse at Sandown with Frankie Dettori on board. Photograph: Francois Mori/AP

Last weekend’s shock Irish Derby winner Padraig Beggy appears to be on pacemaker duty again in Saturday’s Coral Eclipse at Sandown although this time (...)

Sovereign and Pádraig Beggy win the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh. Photograph: PA Wire

Horse Racing Ireland’s chief executive has played down the significance of an official attendance of just less than 12,000 at Saturday’s Dubai Duty Fr(...)

Sovereign and Pádraig Beggy win the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby  at the  Curragh. Photograph:  PA Wire

Jockey Pádraig Beggy pulled off another long-priced Classic coup at the Curragh on Saturday by guiding the 33-1 outsider Sovereign to a shock Dubai Du(...)

 Fleet Review, with Ryan Moore up, on their way to winning the Dubai Duty Free Jumeirah Creekside Dash Stakes from  Intelligence Cross, left, and third place Ardhoomey, right at the Curragh. Photograph:  Matt Browne/Sportsfile via Getty Images

Aidan O’Brien failed to hit the Group One target at Goodwood this week but is triple-handed in pursuit of a ninth top-flight prize of 2018 at Deauvill(...)

Donnacha O’Brien riding Saxon Warrior celebrates as they win  the 2000 Guineas at Newmarket in May. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Saxon Warrior gets a chance to prove himself something of a “second coming” by lining up for Saturday’s €1.5 million Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at th(...)

 Ryan Moore riding Rhododendron to victory in the  The Dubai Fillies’ Mile at Newmarket in  2016. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Aidan O’Brien attempts to secure Group One victory No. 301 of his legendary career when Rhododendron leads a four-pronged Ballydoyle challenge into Sa(...)

 Pádraig Beggy riding Wings Of Eagles  wins the Derby at Epsom in June. Photograph:   Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Highlight At 40-1, Wings Of Eagles was the longest priced Derby winner in 43 years. But that was nothing in the ‘Surprise Stakes’ compared to the pre(...)

Pádraig Beggy riding Wings Of Eagles to win The Investec Derby from Cliffs Of Moher on  Derby Day at Epsom. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty

The complexion of Irish racing’s regulation is set to change on New Year’s Day when almost 230 years of Turf Club administration will change and come (...)

 Wings Of Eagles  wins the Epsom Derby from Cliffs Of Moher earlier this month. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Ryan Moore missed out on Wings Of Eagles’ shock 40-1 Epsom victory earlier this month but the jockey is set to try and secure a first Dubai Duty Irish(...)

 Jessica Harrington: came up agonisingly short of a first winner at Ascot on Friday but is eyeing big prize at Down Royal.  Photograph: Glyn Kirk/AFP/Getty

Jessica Harrington came up agonisingly short of a first Royal Ascot success on Friday but as consolation goes, Saturday’s €100,000 Magners Ulster Der(...)

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