Tony Martin

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Jockey Seamus Heffernan. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The benefits of being number two jockey to Aidan O’Brien will rarely be better advertised than by the enviable collection of Breeders’ Cup “spares” S(...)

Almandin just gets up ahead of Heartbreak City to win the Melbourne Cup. Photograph: Getty

Tony Martin is already plotting a return to Australia next year after Heartbreak City was agonisingly denied by Almandin in the Emirates Melbourne Cup(...)

Aidan O’Brien is confident Bondi Beach has the attributes needed to win Tuesday’s Melbourne Cup. Photograph: Getty

Aidan O’Brien believes Bondi Beach ticks all the boxes to win Australia’s biggest race, the Emirates Melbourne Cup, run at Flemington in the early hou(...)

Horse racing enthusiasts out in force at Flemington on Melbourne Cup day. Photograph: INPHO/Allsport

Australian sport isn’t renowned for measured “on one hand, and on the other” coverage, usually preferring extremes of either world beater or bum. So, (...)

Frankie Dettori drives Wicklow Brave to victory ahead of Order Of St George (Ryan Moore) in the Irish St Leger at the Curragh last month. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Willie Mullins keeps inching closer to winning the Melbourne Cup and he hopes Wicklow Brave can become a Flemington hero in the “Race that stops a N(...)

Trainer Tony Martin: We’re testing the water a little bit but I couldn’t be happier with the way our horse has travelled over. Photograph: Inpho

Tony Martin is famous for major handicap successes but the Co Meath trainer is set to have two chances to break his Group One duck on the flat this S(...)

Ireland’s Ryan Mullen in action during the Men’s Elite Individual Time Trial on day four of the UCI Road World Championships at Lusail Sports Complex in Doha, Qatar. (Photograph: Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

Two years after missing gold by just 0.48 seconds in the under 23 world time trial championships, Ryan Mullen once again excelled on the world stage w(...)

Michael O’Leary and  Willie Mullins: Few in Irish racing would be surprised  if the partnership were reformed. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

The split took the racing world by surprise. Willie Mullins, national hunt’s top trainer, parted company this week with Gigginstown House Stud, the ra(...)

Recent developments could be good news for trainer Gordon Elliot. Photograph: Inpho

Michael O’Leary’s business success as boss of Ryanair has reportedly secured him billionaire status but his apparent unwillingness to pay more to Will(...)

Pat Smullen rides Fair Eva in Thursday’s Group Two Lowther Stakes at York. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Pat Smullen is set for a busy week at York’s Ebor festival but prior to that Ireland’s champion jockey can keep the home fires burning on board Almana(...)

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