Aidan O’Brien’s Russian Empire (right) will contest the Epsom Derby. Photograph:  Edward Whitaker/Pool/AFP via Getty Images

Owners will be allowed go racing under certain restrictions next month, Horse Racing Ireland has confirmed. Racing’s ruling body outlined on Thursda(...)

Trainer Aidan Fogarty will run Forever In Dreams when racing resumes behind closed doors at Naas next Monday.

Forever In Dreams is one of the star names among a total of 236 entries for Monday’s meeting at Naas, which signals the resumption of racing in Irelan(...)

Aidan O’Brien is double-handed for Saturday’s 2000 Guineas at Newmarket. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sulivan/Inpho

Aidan O’Brien is double-handed as he endeavours to take his record haul to 10 in the Qipco 2000 Guineas at Newmarket on Saturday after a field of 19 w(...)

Aidan O’Brien’s Magna Grecia is one of 24 colts confirmed for the Qipco 2000 Guineas at Newmarket. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Ante-post favourite Magna Grecia is one of 24 colts confirmed for the Qipco 2000 Guineas at Newmarket on Saturday. The Invincible Spirit colt won two(...)

Winx is bidding to win an unprecedented fourh Cox Plate on Saturday. Photograph: Vince Caligiuri/Getty

Trainer Chris Waller is keeping his cool ahead of Winx’s bid for an historic fourth victory in the Ladbrokes Cox Plate. The Australian wonder-mare ha(...)

Lot 35, a yearling filly by Galileo, was sold by Godolphin at the Goffs Orby sale in Co Kildare on Tuesday for €1.2 million. Photograph: Goffs

When the hammer fell on Lot 35 at the Goffs Orby sale in Co Kildare on Tuesday, a yearling filly by Galileo changed hands for €1.2 million and a 12-ye(...)

Trainer Henry Candy said he will run Limato only if the ground is suitable at Goodwood

Henry Candy will walk the course at Goodwood before deciding whether to run Limato in the Qatar Lennox Stakes on Tuesday. The five-year-old has been (...)

Jockey Cathy Gannon  has been forced to retire because of a foot injury. Photograph:  Frank Miller

Dublin born jockey Cathy Gannon – the inaugural winner of the Irish Times/Sports Council of Ireland Sportswoman of the Year award in 2004 – has had to(...)

Barney Roy ridden by jockey James Doyle (right) on his way to winning the St James’s Palace Stakes during day one of Royal Ascot.  Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

What has appeared at times this year to be a Godolphin soap-opera resolved into an epic Day One denouement at Royal Ascot through a superb top-flight(...)

Padraig Beggy and Aidan O’Brien celebrate Wings Of Eagles’ success in the Investec Derby at Epsom. Photograph: Warren Little/Getty Images)

Bookmakers are already running scared of an Aidan O’Brien Group One steamroller at Royal Ascot next week with all four of the legendary trainer’s top(...)

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