Tom Dascombe

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Ryan Moore (centre, purple colours) drives   Merchant Navy to the line to win  The Diamond Jubilee Stakes  at Royal Ascot. Photograph:  Bryn Lennon/Getty Images

Merchant Navy just prevailed in a desperately tight finish to the Diamond Jubilee Stakes, the feature race on the final day of Royal Ascot. Sent off (...)

 Aidan O’Brien: will be hoping Butterscotch can prove his worth at Newmarket. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty

Butterscotch might not be one of Aidan O’Brien’s juvenile stars, but she can show she is no slouch in the Shadwell Rockfel Stakes at Newmarket. The (...)

Dermot Weld: “If I thought we were going to get a wet autumn, we’d definitely train her for the Arc.” Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Beckford will put his unbeaten record on the line against seven rivals in the Keeneland Phoenix Stakes at the Curragh on Sunday. A rare two-year-old (...)

Richard Hughes celebrates Sole Power’s victory in the  Al Qouz Sprint  during the Dubai World Cup meeting at Meydan. Photograph: Ali Haider/EPA

Sole Power won the Al Quoz Sprint at the fifth attempt with a customary late surge in the five-furlong Group One at the World Cup meeting in Dubai.Ric(...)

 Simenon gallops at Flemington racecourse in Melbourne

Simenon, Ireland’s big hope for next week’s Melbourne Cup, pleased trainer Willie Mullins in a workout at Flemington racecourse on Tuesday morning. Th(...)

Aidan O’Brien: post-race workouts may not proceed as planned at the Curragh

The opening of the turf flat season may occupy its usual post-Cheltenham/pre-Grand National “twilight zone” in the calendar but this weekend it(...)