Frankie Dettori riding Private Secretary to victory in the The British Stallion Studs EBF Cocked Hat Stakes at Goodwood on Friday in Chichester, England. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

The Curragh authorities are promising a new dawn for Irish racing’s HQ although it is classic veteran Frankie Dettori who could wind up providing star(...)

Dundalk racecourse “There are horses running here almost week in, week out. There are absolutely no welfare concerns,”said Dundalk track chief executive Jim Martin. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The chief executive of Dundalk has insisted there are no welfare concerns about the beleaguered track and stoutly defended Ireland’s sole all-weather (...)

Willie Mullins confirmed that Douvan is likely to miss the National Hunt season with a leg injury. Photograph:   James Crombie/Inpho

The injury-plagued star chaser Douvan looks set to miss the entire National Hunt season due a pastern problem.   Trainer Willie Mullins revealed(...)

A unique four-in-a-row in Australia’s all-aged championship event would extend Winx’s winning streak to 29 races and cement her place in Australian sporting folklore. Photograph: Vince Caligiuri/Getty  *

Beating the Australian national institution that is Winx could prove a task beyond even Aidan O’Brien although this is a bank holiday weekend that cou(...)

Mendelssohn with Ryan Moore up wins the Breeders Cup Juvenile Turf at Del Mar Race Track in November last year  in Del Mar, California. Photograph:  Horsephotos/Getty

  The priority put on Mendelssohn’s potential Breeders Cup Classic challenge is underlined by Ryan Moore opting to go to New York on Saturda(...)

Lady Kaya will bid to give Sheila Lavery a maiden Group One success at Newmarket. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

 Europe’s premier autumn yearling sales kick off this week but Lady Kaya’s tilt at Group One glory in Saturday’s Juddmonte Cheveley Park Stakes i(...)

Ryan Moore’s hectic weekend schedule takes him from Mendelssohn’s Grade One appearance in upstate New York on Saturday night and back for an early sta(...)

Ryan Moore riding Magic Wand to win the Ribblesdale Stakes on day 3 of Royal Ascot in June. Photograph: Bryn Lennon/Getty Images

A record-equalling sixth Darley Irish Oaks, and a 40th Irish classic in all, could be in the making for Aidan O’Brien at the Curragh on Saturday. O’B(...)

Trainer Aidan O’Brien is hoping to secure his sixth Irish Oaks title in Kildare this weekend. Photographer:  Michael Reaves/Getty

Aidan O’Brien has yet to hit the classic bullseye in Ireland this year but is set to try and fix that with a record-equalling sixth Darley Irish Oaks(...)

Latrobe and Donnacha O’Brien (centre) win the Group One Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby from Rostropovich (left) and Saxon Warrior (right) during day two of the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby Festival at the Curragh, Co Kildare. Photograph: Inpho

Racing history has long since bowed the knee to Aidan O’Brien and his sons, Joseph and Donnacha, combined to produce some of their own with Latrobe’s (...)

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