Richard Hannon

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 Trainer Willie Mullins. Buildmeupbuttercup is already a general 5-1 favourite to give the Irishman back-to-back wins in Saturday’s Emirates English Cesarewitch. Photograph:  James Crombie/Inpho

Champion jumps trainer Willie Mullins could have a Cesarewitch double in his sights on the flat this weekend. Buildmeupbuttercup is already a general(...)

Ed Vaughan expects Ultra Violet   to maintain her unbeaten record    at Newmarket. Photograph:  Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Ed Vaughan expects Ultra Violet to put up a bold show when attempting to maintain her unbeaten record in Saturday’s german-thoroughbred.com Sweet Sole(...)

 Theinval under jockey  Jeremiah McGrath riding  clear  to win The Alder Hey Children’s Charity Handicap Hurdle at Aintree in 2015. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

There is a strong cross-channel element to the weekend action as the Galway festival winds up its 150-year celebrations. The British-based pair of Pr(...)

Ryan Moore and Circus Maximus (L) take The St James’s Palace Stakes during day one of Royal Ascot. Photograph: Charlie Crowhurst/Getty

Ryan Moore began Royal Ascot with a vivid reminder of why he’s Aidan O’Brien’s number one jockey as Ireland’s champion trainer took an immediate grip (...)

Ross,  Anna and Peter Doyle: Doyle Bloodstock was shielded from the effects of the downturn by regional diversification and clients in France, Scandinavia and the UK.

The financial crash of 2008 sent shockwaves through the Irish bloodstock industry. The Celtic Tiger had seen swathes of new people become involved in (...)

Roger Varian: his Realtra ended a run of three wins in a row in the seven furlong for Dermot Weld a year ago. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Ken Condon’s Irish 2,000 Guineas winner Romanised is set to have one more run in 2018, with a return to France for Longchamp’s Prix de La Foret a like(...)

 Sean Levey and Billesdon Brook en-route to Newmarket success. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty

Sunday’s shock 66-1 Newmarket 1,000 Guineas winner Billesdon Brook could attempt a classic double at the Curragh later this month. Trainer Richard Ha(...)

Sean Levey riding Billesdon Brook (L) celebrates winning The Qipco 1000 Guineas Stakes at Newmarket.  Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images)

Aidan O’Brien’s Kentucky Derby dream came to nothing on Saturday but he still emerged from the weekend with a Triple Crown prospect and a key role in (...)

Sean Levey and Billesdon Brook (L) takes the 1000 Guineas ahead of Happily (R). Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty

Billesdon Brook caused a massive 66-1 upset in the Qipco 1000 Guineas at Newmarket. Trained by Richard Hannon and ridden by Sean Levey, the chestnut (...)

Aidan O’Brien and Ryan Moore with Churchill after winning the 2,000 Guineas at the Curragh in May. Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Barney Roy, Churchill and Ulysses are the headline names among 15 confirmations for Wednesday’s Juddmonte International Stakes at York. The Sir Micha(...)

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