The Group One Derrinstown Stud Flying Five Stakes: Ryan Moore on Fairyland (blue&brown) wins ahead of Donnacha O’Brien on So Perfect. Photograph: James  Crombie/Inpho

Irish racing’s top official has rejected the suggestion of Irish Champions Weekend (ICW) having peaked in terms of spectator appeal. There has been a(...)

Pinatubo ridden by William Buick. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Appropriately on Irish Champions Weekend, Pinatubo put up one of the great two-year-old performances at the Curragh on Sunday. Aidan O’Brien landed a(...)

 Ryan Moore onboard Magical   at the Curragh. Magical is tipped to triumph in the Irish Champion Stakes. Photograph: Peter Mooney/Inpho

Aidan O’Brien can call on both a Derby and a Guineas winner for Saturday’s QIPCO Irish Champion Stakes but it is the older filly Magical who bookmaker(...)

 Colin Keane riding Mustajeer (right) to victory in the  The Sky Bet Ebor at York in England. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Having landed Europe’s richest handicap with Mustajeer on Saturday, Ger Lyons is considering his options in terms of testing Siskin’s classic potentia(...)

Aidan O’Brien has four runners in the July Cup at Newmarket. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

A record-equalling fifth Darley July Cup is in Aidan O’Brien’s sights and Ten Sovereigns is set to lead his challenge on Saturday’s highlight at Newma(...)

Seamie Heffernan rides Anthony Van Dyck to victory in the Derby Stakes on the second day of the Epsom Derby Festival. Photograph: Glyn Kirk/AFP/Getty

Ryan Moore will complete a clean sweep of the classics in Ireland and England if successful on Anthony Van Dyck in Saturday’s Dubai Duty Free Irish De(...)

Jockey Frankie Dettori (right) celebrates winning the Investec Oaks on Anapurna during Ladies Day of the 2019 Investec Derby Festival at Epsom. Photograph:  John Walton/PA

The Epsom Derby’s 239-year history contains a single dead-heat so the odds are that one horse is enough to win which is good news for veteran trainer (...)

Expert Eye’s  jockey James McDonald celebrates winning the  Jersey Stakes with trainer Michael Stoute  at Royal Action. Photograph: Reuters

 Royal Ascot is famous for fashion but Wednesday’s on-trend was history as Sir Michael Stoute became the meeting’s winning-most trainer ever. Ti(...)

Aidan O’Brien, Jimmy O’Sullivan (Fethard Community Heritage Centre) and Joseph O’Brien as the latter presented his 2017  Melbourne Cup for  display during  the Fethard Horse County Experience which was launched on Monday. Photograph: Joe Kenny

Rostropovich remains on course to try and fill perhaps the most glaring gap on Aidan O’Brien’s luminous European classic CV in Sunday’s French Derby. (...)

Saxon Warrior, ridden by Donnacha O’Brien, winning the   2000 Guineas at Newmarket on  May 5th. Photograph:  Joe Giddens/PA Wire

Talk of a “triple crown” over a fortnight before the Investec Derby is always going to seem presumptuous, but even Aidan O’Brien appears excited at t(...)

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