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Pat Smullen, seen here winning the Irish Derby  on Harzand last year, will ride Cracksman at the Curragh this weekend. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Pat Smullen has been booked to ride Cracksman in Saturday’s Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh. With regular pilot Frankie Dettori currently s(...)

Jockey Padraig Beggy winning the Epsom Derby on Wings of Eagles. Photograph: John Walton/PA Wire

Saturday’s shock 40-1 Epsom Derby winner, Wings of Eagles, is rated the joint-lowest winner of racing’s “Blue-Riband” race since the turn of the mille(...)

Racing continues in front of the old stand at the Curragh, despite construction being underway. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Cracksman is an early favourite to overturn the form of Epsom derby winner Wings Of Eagles in the Curragh’s €1.5 million Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby, (...)

Aidan O’Brien and Ryan Moore after winning the Tattersalls Irish 1,000 Guineas with Winter. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

The French Derby remains the most glaring omission on Aidan O’Brien’s classic CV but he has three chances to fill the gap at Chantilly on Sunday. &nb(...)

Jockey Ryan Moore who will ride favourite Churchill for Aidan O’Brien in the Qipco 2,000 Guineas at Newmarket. Photograph:  Harry How/Getty Images

The 2017 classic season opens with a trans-Atlantic ‘Churchillian’ flourish this weekend and on this side of the pond it is Aidan O’Brien’s pursuit of(...)

Ryan Moore  took in a Group One success at Tokyo racecourse en route to Australia for his Melbourne Cup engagement with Bondi Beach. Photograph: Julian Herbert/PA

Aidan O’Brien’s prospects of breaking the world record for Group One wins in a year took a blow yesterday when the champion trainer had to settle for(...)

Dermot Weld: still has both the Epsom and Curragh Derby winner Harzand and Fascinating Rock in the Champion Stakes mix

A potentially epic QIPCO Irish Champion Stakes clash next Saturday could get another enticing ingredient added to it in the shape of the 2015 French (...)

My Dream Boat (R) pips Aidan O’Brien’s Found on the line to take the Prince of Wales’s stakes. Photograph: Reuters

My Dream Boat was a surprising winner to give Clive Cox and Adam Kirby a second Group One success of the week in the Prince of Wales’s Stakes at Royal(...)

André Fabre: the Cloth Of Stars trainer combined with jockey Mickael Barzalona to win the Epsom Derby with Pour Moi five years ago. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Prodigious analysis of what is widely regarded as the most open Epsom Derby in years could lead to the conclusion that nothing can win the world’s gr(...)

Aidan O’Brien has seven entries left in for Saturday’s Epsom Derby. Photograph: Getty

Market leader Wings Of Desire was among four horses supplemented for Saturday’s Investec Derby at Epsom. A total of 18 remain in the premier Classic (...)

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