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The main Irish challenger for the Juddmonte Middle Park Stakes  appears to be Ger Lyons’s unbeaten star Siskin. File photograph: Inpho

Aidan O’Brien is facing into a rare role as Group One outsider at Newmarket this weekend. He is the most successful trainer in the history of the Ju(...)

Colin Keane (blue and white) riding Buffer Zone to win the Bold Lad Handicap  at the Curragh’s “champions weekend”. Photograph:   Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Ger Lyons and Colin Keane are in pursuit of a second major cross-channel handicap prize of the season on Saturday, with Buffer Zone lining up in the W(...)

Enable is among 11 entries to stand their ground ahead of the King George VI And Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot. Photogtaph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty

Enable and Crystal Ocean remain on course for a mouth-watering clash at Ascot after all 11 entries stood their ground for the King George VI And Queen(...)

Aidan O’Brien has four runners in the July Cup at Newmarket. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

A record-equalling fifth Darley July Cup is in Aidan O’Brien’s sights and Ten Sovereigns is set to lead his challenge on Saturday’s highlight at Newma(...)

Seamie Heffernan rides Anthony Van Dyck to victory in the Derby Stakes on the second day of the Epsom Derby Festival. Photograph: Glyn Kirk/AFP/Getty

Ryan Moore will complete a clean sweep of the classics in Ireland and England if successful on Anthony Van Dyck in Saturday’s Dubai Duty Free Irish De(...)

Cristian Demuro celebrates French Derby victory on Sottsass. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty

Sottsass sprang a surprise when outgunning Persian King to land the Qatar Prix du Jockey Club in record time at Chantilly. Cristian Demuro brought th(...)

Frankie Dettorie dismounts after taking the Epsom Oaks on Anapurna. Photograph: Steve Parsons/PA

Frankie Dettori steered Anapurna to a thrilling victory in the Investec Oaks at Epsom. Trainer John Gosden fielded two runners in a bid to win the fi(...)

Hermosa ridden by jockey Wayne Lordan wins the Qipco 1000 Guineas to complete the English Guineas double for Irish trainer Aidan O’Brien. Photograph:  Mike Egerton/PA Wire

Aidan O’Brien completed a fourth Newmarket Guineas double on Sunday as Hermosa denied Co Meath trainer Sheila Lavery a fairytale result with the runne(...)

Wayne Lordan partners Iridessa to victory in the Fillies’ Mile at Newmarket. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty

Iridessa was a surprise winner of the bet365 Fillies’ Mile at Newmarket. Joseph O’Brien’s youngster made a big impression when making a winning debut(...)

Laurens and Daniel Tudhope hold off Happily to take the Sun Chariot Stakes at Newmarket. Photograph: Tim Goode/PA

Laurens claimed the fifth Group One of her career in the Kingdom Of Bahrain Sun Chariot Stakes at Newmarket. Karl Burke’s stable star was reappearing(...)

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