William Haggas

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Friday evening fixtures have been a key element to the Curragh’s ‘Summer Sounds’ programme which features post-race concerts. Photograph: Peter Mooney/Inpho

Horse Racing Ireland’s chief executive has suggested there may be a reduction in the number of Friday fixtures held at the Curragh next year with no G(...)

James Doyle with Sea Of Class after her victory in the 2018 Irish Oaks. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Sea Of Class is fighting for her life after a devastating attack of colic that has caused an immediate end to her racing career. The news was broken o(...)

Ryan Moore and Circus Maximus (L) take The St James’s Palace Stakes during day one of Royal Ascot. Photograph: Charlie Crowhurst/Getty

Ryan Moore began Royal Ascot with a vivid reminder of why he’s Aidan O’Brien’s number one jockey as Ireland’s champion trainer took an immediate grip (...)

John Gosden’s Too Darn Hot and Frankie Dettori will take on Aidan O’Brian’s Magna Grecia at the Curragh. Photograph: Nigel French/PA

The big showdown is on after Magna Grecia and Too Darn Hot were among 14 declared for the Tattersalls Irish 2,000 Guineas at the Curragh. Saturday’s (...)

Anthony Van Dyck and Ryan Moore take the Derby Trial Stakes at Lingfield. Photograph: Steven Paston/PA

Aidan O’Brien’s hand in next month’s Investec Derby was strengthened even further after Anthony Van Dyck put his rivals in their place in the RaceBets(...)

Lester Piggott:  one of the greatest jockeys in the history of racing.  Photograph: PA

Lester Piggott is expected to remain in hospital in London for a “few more days” after being admitted over the weekend. One of the sport’s all-time g(...)

Hermosa winnings at Galway in July. Photograph: James Crombieddd/Inpho

Hermosa’s recent improvement puts her front and centre in Friday's bet365 Fillies’ Mile at Newmarket. The Group One highlight at HQ is a tricky c(...)

Franke Dettori riding rides Enable to victory ahead of James Doyle on Sea of Class. Photograph: Francois Mori/AP

Enable cemented her position among the top Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe champions after becoming just the eighth horse to claim Europe’s greatest a(...)

Jockey Jack Kennedy and owner Michael O’Leary with Samcro after winning the Ballymore Novices Hurdle. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Some of Europe’s elite flat talent will be on show at the upcoming Irish Champions Weekend. Although it is plans for jump racing’s most exciting young(...)

James Doyle riding Sea Of Class (right) to win the Darley Yorkshire Oaks at York. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Sea Of Class is as low as 4-1 favourite to complete a superb family hat-trick in the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe after her devastating Yorkshire Oaks su(...)

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