Roger Varian

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 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(...)

 Victor Espinoza rides California Chrome to victory in the Dubai World Cup  at Meydan. Photograph: Warren Little/Getty Images

California Chrome went one better than 12 months ago when winning the €5.1 million Dubai World Cup with a tremendous display at Meydan. The American (...)

Gordon Lord Byron is among 19 entries left in the six furlong event. Photograph: Brendon Thorne/Getty Images

Tom Hogan’s international stalwart Gordon Lord Byron will tackle Haydock’s Betfred Sprint Cup for the fourth time in his illustrious career this Satu(...)

Wedding Vow and Joesph O’Brien won the Kilboy Estate stakes at the Currgah on Sunday. Photograph: PA

Wedding Vow (6-1) lost her maiden tag in style when achieving Group Two honours in the Kilboy Estate Stakes. The Aidan O’Brien-trained filly ha(...)

Ryan Moore will partner Gleneagles in the St James’s Palace Stakes at Royal Ascot on Tuesday. Photograph: Inpho

Aidan O’Brien is pleased with where he is at with Gleneagles ahead of his attempt to further cement his position as the best miler of his generation i(...)

James Doyle on Noble Mission comes home to win The Tattersalls Gold Cup at the Curragh last year. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

It is classic weekend at the Curragh but the Group One focus for race-planners at Irish racing’s HQ on Sunday will be firmly directed on the make-up (...)

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