Roger Varian

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Ryan Moore riding Found  to win The Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe at Chantilly ahead of Highland Reel and Order of St George, completing a clean sweep for trainer Aidan O’Brien. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Any sense of unreality provoked by the Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe being run at Chantilly for the first time was nothing compared to the impact of(...)

Frankie Dettori will ride Order of St George as he attempts to win a fifth Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe at Chantilly on Sunday. Photograph: PA.

Frankie Dettori will ride Gold Cup winner Order Of St George for Aidan O’Brien in the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe at Chantilly on Sunday. Dettori, who (...)

Aidan O’Brien: bidding to land a sixth Juddmonte International success. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Aidan O’Brien already appears to have a fifth British champion trainer’s title all but wrapped up and will aim to smash past the GB£5 million cross-c(...)

Pat Smullen rides Fair Eva in Thursday’s Group Two Lowther Stakes at York. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Pat Smullen is set for a busy week at York’s Ebor festival but prior to that Ireland’s champion jockey can keep the home fires burning on board Almana(...)

Seventh Heaven ridden by Seamie Heffernan takes the Irish Oaks at the Curragh. Photograph: PA

Seventh Heaven put behind her a below-par display at Epsom to spring a surprise in the Darley Irish Oaks at the Curragh. The daughter of Galileo wa(...)

 Even Song is the odds on favourite for the Irish Oaks at the Curragh. Photograph: Getty

Even Song is a heavy odds-on favourite for the Darley Irish Oaks but Saturday’s feature has been the most lucrative of the Curragh classics for overse(...)

Even Song and Ryan Moore take the Ribblesdale Stakes at Royal Ascot. Photograph: PA

Aidan O’Brien made light of his achievement of reaching 50 Royal Ascot winners, describing himself as “only a small part of a very big team” after Eve(...)

Caravaggio ridden by Ryan Moore wins the Coventry Stakes during day one of Royal Ascot. Photograph:   Adam Davy/PA Wire.

Galileo Gold won the battle of the 2000 Guineas winners in the St James’s Palace Stakes at Royal Ascot. Hugo Palmer’s three-year-old claimed Classic (...)

 Ryan Moore guides  US Army Ranger  to victory in the  MBNA Chester Vase at Chester racecourse. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

It is 109 years since the legendary Orby became the first Irish -trained winner of the Investec Epsom Derby and nine entries from Ireland remain in c(...)

Belardo (R) gets up to take the Lockinge Stakes at Newbury. Photograph: Getty

Belardo came home best to claim Group One glory in the Al Shaqab Lockinge Stakes at Newbury. Winner of the Dewhurst Stakes as a juvenile, Roger Varia(...)

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