Breeders Cup

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Wayne Lordan riding Gordon Lord Byron to victory in the Qipco Champion Stakes at Ascot last year. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

The Qipco Champion Stakes has proved a notably difficult target for Irish-trained horses over the years but both Found and Fascinating Rock will attem(...)

 Frankie Dettori celebrates riding Max Dynamite to victory in  The  Lonsdale Cup at Yor in August. Photo:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty

A day after the Curragh’s 2015 finish comes Punchestown’s first meeting of the new jumps campaign with the ‘changing-of-the-seasons’ theme reinforced(...)

Air Force Blue ridden by Ryan Moore (right) wins the Dubai Dewhurst Stakes at Newmarket. Photograph: Daniel Hambury/PA

Air Force Blue’s superb Dewhurst Stakes success on Saturday was a 13th Group 1 success in 2015 for Aidan O’Brien and the champion trainer’s reach is (...)

 Frankie Dettori riding Golden Horn celebrate winning The Qatar Prix De L’Arc De Triomphe at Longchamp racecourse in Paris, France. Photo:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Frankie Dettori is no physical giant at five feet four inches but racing’s most identifiable figure casts such an overwhelming headline-grabbing shad(...)

Order Of St George, seen here winning the Irish St Leger at the Curragh, is one of four Aidan O’Brien-trained horses entered for the Melbourne Cup in November. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Aidan O’Brien stamped his domestic authority with a ‘Champions Weekend’ Group One hat-trick and is now gearing up for what could be an epic internatio(...)

Frankie Dettori on Golden Horn leads the field of the Qipco Irish Champion Stakes at Leopardstown. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Free Eagle could get another chance to beat Golden Horn in the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe after their controversial QIPCO Irish Champion Stakes clash o(...)

The QIPCO Irish Champion Stakes - Frankie Dettori onboard Golden Horn celebrates winning. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Over an inch of overnight rain diluted the QIPCO Irish Champion Stakes by removing Gleneagles from the QIPCO Irish Champion Stakes but the €1.1 millio(...)

Mick Kinane  after landing the English Derby at Epsom in 2009:  Sea The Stars “was a very quiet and calm horse; when the stalls opened, though, he rolled his sleeves up.” Photograph: Julian Herbert/Getty Images

If the trouble with retirement is indeed the lack of a day off, it appears to be far from a problem for Michael Kinane. The competitive urge inevitabl(...)

 Declan McDonogh riding Maarek (white cap) to win The Duke Of York Clipper Logistics Stakes at York in May. Photo: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

There is a flavour of Fethard in the Paris suburbs today as Maarek will be ridden by Billy Lee for the first time in a Maisons-Laffitte Group Three w(...)

Martin Garcia (top) rides Bayern to victory past Victor Espinoza on California Chrome (bottom) and Jamie Spencer on Toast of New York. Photograph: Jae C Hong/AP

Santa Anita is only 20 miles from Hollywood but just a nose prevented Jamie Spencer from securing a perfect movie-style ending to his career in the ea(...)

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