Pierre-Charles Boudot, left in purple silks, rides Order of Australia to win the Breeders Cup Mile at Keeneland. Photograph: AP

Dermot Weld joined an exclusive club when Tarnawa swept to Breeders Cup glory in the $4 million Turf at Keeneland on Saturday night. On a programme w(...)

Jockey Colin Keane has been linked with the No 1 jockey role with Aidan O’Brien. Photograph: PA Wire

Trainer Ger Lyons has dismissed speculation linking his jockey Colin Keane to the job as Aidan O’Brien’s No 1 rider next year. Keane’s pursuit of t(...)

Princess Zoe will look to complete a brilliant summer in Sunday’s Prix Royal-Oak in Paris. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Some of the greatest stayers in history are on the Prix Royal-Oak’s roll of honour and Princess Zoe is favourite to join them when she lines up in Par(...)

 Princess Zoe recording one of her two wins at the Galway festival at Ballybrit. Next up for the popular mare is Sunday’s Prix Royal-Oak in Paris. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The remarkable Princess Zoe will try to emulate staying legends Yeats and Vinnie Roe by winning Sunday’s Prix Royal-Oak in Paris. Tony Mullins’s ma(...)

Colin Keane teams up with Aidan O’Brien’s two runners at Cork on Tuesday as he closes in on Ireland’s jockeys’ championship. Keane, the 2017 champion(...)

A jockey takes a break where the bookmakers normally pitch at Down Royal. Photograph: Jonathan Porter/Inpho/Presseye

The head of Ireland’s on-course bookmakers body has said he is pinning his hopes on being able to go back to work on the racecourse before Christmas. (...)

Séamus Heffernan  on Chief Little Hawk (left) holds off Chris Hayes on Monaasib to win the Irish EBF Ballyhane Stakes at Naas on Sunday. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The inaugural running of Ireland’s richest two-year-old race saw Aidan O’Brien’s Chief Little Hawk spring a 22-1 surprise at Naas on Sunday. Owned b(...)

Devious Company (right) is one of three cross-channel raiders lining up in the inaugural €320,000 EBF Ballyhane Stakes at Naas on Sunday. Photograph: David Davies/Pool via Getty Images

The richest race in Europe this weekend will be the inaugural €320,000 EBF Ballyhane Stakes at Naas on Sunday. This hugely lucrative pot is the most(...)

Ryan Moore will ride Mogul for Aidan O’Brien in the Epsom Derby, one of his six entries as he looks to become the most successful trainer in the 240-year  history of the race. Photograph:  Morgan Treacy/Inpho

A unique Investec Epsom Derby on Saturday could be the scene for a historic eighth victory in racing’s most prized contest by Aidan O’Brien. The Iris(...)

Séamus Heffernan celebrates Highland Reel’s victory in the Longines Turf race at the 2016 Breeders’ Cup at Santa Anita. Photograph:  Sean M Haffey/Getty Images

It’s not contradictory that Séamus Heffernan is both racing’s most enduring understudy and one of the most successful Irish jockeys of all time. The (...)

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