Blue Point clung on grimly to complete a remarkable Royal Ascot double in the Diamond Jubilee Stakes.
Can Aidan O’Brien deliver for punters at the five-day Royal Ascot extravaganza, which starts next Tuesday? asks Pat Keane
At the curragh last weekend Aidan O’Brien added some real live candidates to his already considerable Royal Ascot portfolio later this month, none more so than the Australian horse, Merchant Navy.
Signs Of Blessing made all the running to win a dramatic renewal of the LARC Prix Maurice de Gheest at Deauville yesterday.
As he prepares to launch his tour in Killarney, veteran pop star Cliff Richard has learned that police have dropped an inquiry into one sex abuse allegation.
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Richard Hughes might be retiring at the end of Glorious Goodwood but that thought could not be further away from Frankie Dettori’s mind as he racked up another Group-race success in the Qatar Vintage Stakes on Galileo Gold.
The British Film Institute (BFI) has confirmed it has been digitising some of the Royal Family’s home movies as investigations continue into the leaking of the Queen’s Nazi salute footage.
Gordon Lord Byron bids to continue his revival in the Friarstown Stud Minstrel Stakes at the Curragh tomorrow.
Charlie Hills has voiced concerns over whether Muhaarar can reproduce his stunning Royal Ascot display in today’s Darley July Cup at Newmarket.
Moviesta is on course for a Royal Ascot return following a racecourse gallop at the Curragh on Sunday.
Sole Power bids to cap an amazing season by adding the Betfred Sprint Cup to his impressive record at Haydock today.
Pop star Gary Barlow has finally broken his silence to “apologise” on Twitter following damaging tax-dodging allegations.
Sole Power confirmed his status as the undoubted king of the five-furlong division with a performance of stunning domination in the Coolmore Nunthorpe at York yesterday.
Eddie Lynam is keen to give Slade Power the chance to stamp himself the world’s best sprinter in Australia later this year after he continued his fantastic summer with a brilliant display in the Darley July Cup at Newmarket on Saturday.
Aidan O’Brien’s American import Darwin got his career back on track with victory in the feature Belgrave Stakes at Fairyhouse yesterday.
Sole Power appears increasingly likely to be allowed to join stable companion Slade Power in today’s Darley July Cup after trainer Eddie Lynam received an encouraging report on conditions from big-race jockey Richard Hughes on Friday.
Mick Halford is charting a possible path to the Palmerstown House Estate Irish St Leger with his two smart stayers Certerach and Dabadiyan.
Trainer Eddie Lynam plans to send Slade Power to Australia for the 2014 Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival.
Four-year-old Indian Icon, winner of his maiden hurdle in Killarney last month, captured the featured Carmel Fay Memorial Handicap Hurdle in Kilbeggan last night under a well-judged ride by Mark Enright.
Bookmakers were left reeling after day one of Royal Ascot as brilliant milers Toronado (pictured) and Kingman led the way for punters.
Sole Power’s devastating acceleration came to the fore once again as the brilliant sprinter secured back-to-back victories in the King’s Stand Stakes at Royal Ascot.
Royal Ascot and a return trip to Ireland are under consideration for Kool Kompany after the exciting juvenile struck for Richard Hannon in the Alfred Nobel Rochestown Stakes at Naas yesterday.
Veteran entertainer Rolf Harris has arrived at court in England where he is due to stand trial over a string of indecent assaults.
The Queen of England and the Duke of Edinburgh will meet Pope Francis at the Vatican today.
Robbie Williams’s foray into fashion has come to an end with his label Farrell closing.
James Fanshawe’s star sprinter Society Rock will be retired to Tally-Ho Stud in Co Westmeath at the end of the season.
Clive Cox reports Lethal Force to be ready for action in today’s Betfred Sprint Cup (3.50pm) at Haydock.
British broadcaster Rolf Harris has been charged with nine counts of indecent assault.
Toronado and Dawn Approach are two of the headline names in a star-studded entry for Qipco British Champions Day at Ascot on October 19.
Veteran entertainer Rolf Harris has been arrested for a second time following further allegations of sexual offences.
Moonlight Cloud could clash with top rated colt Intello next weekend after mowing down Lethal Force inside the final furlong to win the Prix Maurice de Gheest at Deauville yesterday for the third successive year.
The royal birth will generate a flood of souvenirs and memorabilia to mark the special occasion — and much-needed sales for British companies.
Clive Cox has every faith in Lethal Force as this season’s surprise package in the sprinting division attempts to supplement his Royal Ascot gains in the Darley July Cup at Newmarket today.
Dawn Approach has been given the option of stepping back up in trip for the Juddmonte International at York on August 21.
David Nagle’s stable star Maarek could be in for a busy week, with tomorrow’s Midsummer Sprint at Cork a possible warm-up for a trip to Royal Ascot.
A Banksy mural which was withdrawn from a controversial auction at the 11th hour has been put up for auction again, to the dismay of local campaigners.
Rolf Harris was today named as the veteran entertainer who was arrested by police investigating allegations of sexual abuse following the Jimmy Savile scandal.
Peter Moody has revealed there is a “concerted push” for Australian superstar Black Caviar to return to Royal Ascot this year and be covered by the incredible Frankel afterwards.
A Banksy mural that was removed from the side of a Poundland shop in the UK in mysterious circumstances could reach more than £450,000 when it is auctioned tonight.
James Bond came to the rescue of Cineworld today after new figures showed the release of Skyfall helped drive a turnaround in revenues during last year.
Take That star Gary Barlow has decided to close his music label Future Records so he can spend more time with his family.
* We, the world, are mesmerised with Catherine Duchess of Cambridge’s style, mixing high street and designer.
The review into Newsnight’s shelving of a report into Jimmy Savile’s decades long campaign of sexual abuse is due to be released today.
The review into Newsnight’s shelving of a report into Jimmy Savile’s decades long campaign of sexual abuse will be released tomorrow.
Robbie Williams wants an OBE.
Take That star Gary Barlow said he was “deeply proud” after returning to Buckingham Palace yesterday to be awarded his OBE by the Queen.
Take That star Gary Barlow will return to Buckingham Palace today to be rewarded for his long career in showbusiness.
Doubts over the strength of the UK’s recovery persisted today despite figures showing an end to the longest double-dip recession since 1950.
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