Simon Crisford

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Hunters Call  has been entered in the Galway Hurdle. Photograph: Getty Images

The Guinness Galway Hurdle has proved an attractive target for British raiders over the years and the coronavirus pandemic may not prevent another cro(...)

Luke Dempsey celebrates winning the 2019  Galway Plate with Borice. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Horse Racing Ireland has announced the Galway Festival will remain a seven-day meeting on its original dates this year. However, there will be signif(...)

 An upbeat Frankie Dettori kisses the TV camera despite  finishing second on Turgenev on day three of Royal Ascot. Photograph:  Charlie Crowhurst/Getty Images

Frankie Dettori sent shockwaves through bookmakers when winning the first four races at Royal Ascot on Thursday. But just when it looked like a moder(...)

A  sign at Huntingdon Racecourse after a bout of equine flu forced the cancellation of all British racing last Thursday. Photograph: Joe Giddens/PA Wire

Each day that passes without racing in Britain adds to the suspicion of authorities there having created a rod for their own back by responding to the(...)

A  sign at Huntingdon Racecourse after  racing was abandoned last week. Photograph: Joe Giddens/PA Wire

British racing will resume on Wednesday after confirmation late on Monday night from the British Horse Racing Authority that a “risk managed return” c(...)

Donnacha O’Brien riding Ten Sovereigns (left) to win the Juddmonte Middle Park Stakes from Jash and Jim Crowley (right) at Newmarket. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Ten Sovereigns maintained his unbeaten record with victory in the Juddmonte Middle Park Stakes at Newmarket. The son of No Nay Never made a spectacul(...)

Advertise (centre) ridden by Frankie Dettori on the way to winning the Keeneland Phoenix Stakes at the Curragh. Photograph:  Bryan Keane/Inpho

Alpha Centauri continued her fantastic campaign with an impressive victory in the Prix Jacques le Marois at Deauville. Jessica Harrington’s filly has(...)

Kevin Manning on Trading Leather celebrates  winning the Irish Derby at the Curragh.  Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Connections of Libertarian believe the Investec Derby runner-up must have been feeling the effects of several tough runs when well beaten at the Curr(...)

Ruler of the World (second from right) winning the Investec Derby at Epsom. Photograph: Getty Images.

He might have finished last at Epsom on Saturday but Dawn Approach officially remains the best three-year-old in Europe with Aidan O’Brien’s Derby he(...)

Trainer Mahmood al-Zarooni leaves after a disciplinary hearing at the British Horseracing Authority, in London last month.

Surprise was the immediate reaction of most racing fans when it was confirmed on Tuesday that Mahmood al-Zarooni had lodged an appeal against his e(...)

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