Richard Hughes

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Johnny Murtagh: will ride the Alain de Royer-Dupré-trained  Chicquita in Saturday’s Irish Oaks.

Alain de Royer-Dupré is the sole French trainer to land the Darley Irish Oaks in the last 20 years and he has opted for local knowledge in this Saturd(...)

Trainer Aidan O’Brien with Magician who will face Dawn Approach in the St James Palace Stakes at Royal Ascot.

A small but select Irish team will be in action on Day One of Royal Ascot tomorrow with Dawn Approach and Magician’s eagerly-anticipated St James Pala(...)

Magician (left) will run in the St James’s Palace Stakes at Ascot on Tuesday. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Dawn Approach, Magician and Toronado are all set to clash at Royal Ascot on Tuesday after a field of nine was declared for the St James’s Palace Stake(...)

Richard Hughes riding Talent wins the Investec Oaks at Epsom.

Champion jockey Richard Hughes continued his Classic roll when guiding the 20/1 Talent to Oaks success at Epsom yesterday and hopes to continue it on (...)

 Richard Hughes riding Talent to win The Investec Oaks at Epsom. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Talent led home a one-two for trainer Ralph Beckett in the Investec Oaks at Epsom.Partnered by Richard Hughes, the winner was sent off a 20 to 1 shot,(...)

Charlie Hills: hopes to emulate father with Guineas success at the Curragh

Nearly 40 years ago Barry Hills trained a first career-classic winner at the Curragh and his son Charlie can pull off a sim(...)

Johnny Murtagh on Viztoria wins the European Breeders Fund Athasi Stakes at the Curragh earlier this month. Photograph: Inpho

Viztoria will bid for Classic glory in Sunday’s Etihaad Airways Irish 1,000 Guineas but the Eddie Lynam-trained star looks like venturing into (...)

Kevin Manning celebrates winning 2,000 Guineas Stakes on Dawn Approach at Newmarket on Saturday. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

As Dawn Approach powered past the 2,000 Guineas winning-post at Newmarket on Saturday, it felt a bit like the old line about buses: you wait fo(...)

Richard Hughes riding Sky Lantern (left) celebrates winning The Qipco 1000 Guineas Stakes from Just The Judge  at Newmarket. Photograph:   Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Sky Lantern showed top-class form in her juvenile year, during which she won the Group One Moyglare Stud Stakes at the Curragh. She appe(...)

Kevin Manning riding Dawn Approach on the way to winning  The Qipco 2000 Guineas Stakes at Newmarket. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Dawn Approach ran out a fantastic winner of the Qipco 2000 Guineas at Newmarket to give trainer Jim Bolger his first win in the Classic. (...)

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