Frankie Dettori: legendary Italian always proves a hugely popular visitor to the Curragh. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

English trainer Harry Dunlop is hopeful Frankie Dettori will ride Knight To Behold in Saturday’s Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby. Dunlop’s unlikely to b(...)

Ryan Moore (centre, purple colours) drives   Merchant Navy to the line to win  The Diamond Jubilee Stakes  at Royal Ascot. Photograph:  Bryn Lennon/Getty Images

Merchant Navy just prevailed in a desperately tight finish to the Diamond Jubilee Stakes, the feature race on the final day of Royal Ascot. Sent off (...)

Richard Hughes celebrates Sole Power’s victory in the  Al Qouz Sprint  during the Dubai World Cup meeting at Meydan. Photograph: Ali Haider/EPA

Sole Power won the Al Quoz Sprint at the fifth attempt with a customary late surge in the five-furlong Group One at the World Cup meeting in Dubai.Ric(...)

 Joseph O’Brien rides Highland Reel (left) to win the Veuve Clicquot Vintage Stakes at Goodwood yesterday. Phototograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

The Aidan O’Brien-trained juvenile Highland Reel had a striking victory in the Veuve Clicquot Vintage Stakes at Goodwood yesterday. Sent off the odds-(...)

 Simenon gallops at Flemington racecourse in Melbourne

Simenon, Ireland’s big hope for next week’s Melbourne Cup, pleased trainer Willie Mullins in a workout at Flemington racecourse on Tuesday morning. Th(...)

Tom Queally and Tiger Cliff win The Betfred Ebor at York. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Tiger Cliff won the Betfred Ebor Handicap at York under Tom Queally for Lady Cecil. The 5/1 chance rattled home in the closing stages to deny the stro(...)