Serpentine makes all to give O’Brien record eighth Derby victory

Serpentine makes all to give O’Brien record eighth Derby victory

Serpentine sprang a 25-1 surprise as he made all for a famous victory in the Investec Derby at Epsom.

MORE
Russian Emperor the most credible Ballydoyle contender for Epsom Derby delight

Russian Emperor the most credible Ballydoyle contender for Epsom Derby delight

Today's 2020 Investec Derby will be a strange event, devoid of spectators, on-course bookmakers, and the man who could become the most successful trainer in the ...

MORE
Weekend tips: Tullybeg worth waiting for in Bellewstown finale

Weekend tips: Tullybeg worth waiting for in Bellewstown finale

Four meetings this weekend, three of which are on the level, but the nap comes in the closing race on the National Hunt card at Bellewstown, in the shape of Tullybeg. ...

MORE
Patrick Sarsfield defies 15lb hike to land Navan spoils

Patrick Sarsfield defies 15lb hike to land Navan spoils

A 15lb hike up the handicap for a facile success at Leopardstown was not enough to prevent a second success of the season for Patrick Sarsfield, who took the Irish ...

MORE
Measured Marquand the latest rider to be 'jocked off' before the big day

Measured Marquand the latest rider to be 'jocked off' before the big day

Jockey Tom Marquand was born five years after the release of the first Jurassic Park movie so at best it’s even-money that the promising 22-year-old rider ...

MORE
Navan tips: Hazel set to build on debut promise for Donnacha O’Brien

Navan tips: Hazel set to build on debut promise for Donnacha O’Brien

Donnacha O’Brien saddled his first winner on turf when Great House won at Limerick earlier this week and he can double up with Hazel, who can take the opening ...

MORE
Bellewstown and Sligo tips: Gilt-edged opportunity for King Of Stars to make amends

Bellewstown and Sligo tips: Gilt-edged opportunity for King Of Stars to make amends

Two Flat meetings to keep Irish racing fans busy most of the day, and King Of Stars should get punters off to the perfect start by taking the first race at Bellewstown, ...

MORE
Know It All gives jockey Ben Coen his biggest success yet

Know It All gives jockey Ben Coen his biggest success yet

Johnny Murtagh’s team is in irresistible form right now and Know It All ran out and impressive winner of the Group 3 Derrinstown Stud Fillies’ Stakes ...

MORE
Leopardstown and Tipperary tips: Blackcatblackitten can repel all challengers

Leopardstown and Tipperary tips: Blackcatblackitten can repel all challengers

Another day of 16 Irish races to enjoy, and the nap comes in Leopardstown, where Blackcatblackitten can get the mark in the Irish Stallion Farms EBF Median Auction ...

MORE
Gavin Ryan continues hot streak with superb double at Limerick

Gavin Ryan continues hot streak with superb double at Limerick

Killenaule, Co Tipperary, jockey Gavin Ryan rode a double last week at Fairyhouse and the 20-year-old added two more at Limerick to continue his impressive run.

MORE
The odds are against him but, make no mistake, Sunchart is in it to win it

The odds are against him but, make no mistake, Sunchart is in it to win it

Killenaule has been revelling in the achievements of Rachael Blackmore just as much as those of star hurler, John ‘Bubbles’ O’Dwyer in the Tipperary ...

MORE
Weekend tips: Frenetic can prove too quick for opposition in ‘Flier’

Weekend tips: Frenetic can prove too quick for opposition in ‘Flier’

Frenetic looked a colt with great natural speed when winning on debut and he can follow up in the listed Gain First Flier Stakes, the sixth race on today’s ...

MORE
Tipperary and Curragh tips: Progressive Shanroe looks ahead of the handicapper

Tipperary and Curragh tips: Progressive Shanroe looks ahead of the handicapper

Two meetings today in Ireland, and the nap comes over the jumps at Tipperary where Shanroe should prove himself well ahead of his handicap mark when contesting the ...

MORE
HRI to allow limited number of owners on track next month

HRI to allow limited number of owners on track next month

Owners will be allowed back on Irish racecourses next month, as part of new measures which will ease current strict protocols in place to mitigate the spread of ...

MORE
Fairyhouse Tips: Musalsal looks set for compensation

Fairyhouse Tips: Musalsal looks set for compensation

Musalsal was unlucky in running on his most recent outing and can gain compensation in the first division of the Follow Fairyhouse On Social Media Handicap, the ...

MORE
Naas tips: Good opportunity for Edward Hopper to get off mark

Naas tips: Good opportunity for Edward Hopper to get off mark

There is a good card in Naas this afternoon and Ger Lyons has found some good opportunities back in maiden company for a couple of highly tried runners.

MORE
Santiago among 10 Ballydoyle hopefuls in Irish Derby

Santiago among 10 Ballydoyle hopefuls in Irish Derby

Royal Ascot hero Santiago is one of 19 horses confirmed for the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby.

MORE
Grand National winner Liam Treadwell dies at 34

Grand National winner Liam Treadwell dies at 34

Liam Treadwell sprang one of the biggest surprises in Grand National history when riding 100-1 outsider Mon Mome to victory in 2009.

MORE
Limerick report: Filon D’oudairies launches return of National Hunt racing in style

Limerick report: Filon D’oudairies launches return of National Hunt racing in style

Limerick hosted the return of National Hunt racing and right away there were familiar colours in the winner’s enclosure as Filon D’oudairies, owned by ...

MORE
Navan tips: The Blue Panther can make experience count

Navan tips: The Blue Panther can make experience count

The Blue Panther can make it third time lucky when he lines up for the second race, the Foran Equine Irish EBF Auction Maiden, on today’s card in Navan.

MORE
Johnny Murtagh's Wilderness can defy 6lb penalty in Roscommon

Johnny Murtagh's Wilderness can defy 6lb penalty in Roscommon

Wilderness was an impressive winner on Friday night at Gowran Park and can follow up under the mandatory 6lb penalty when he contests the second division of the ...

MORE
Naas and Leopardstown tips: Master Matt can show winning credentials

Naas and Leopardstown tips: Master Matt can show winning credentials

The six-furlong handicap on today’s card in Naas looks particularly competitive, but the nature of the race should suit Master Matt. Trained by shrewd handler ...

MORE
Today's tips: Suitable opportunity for Keats to get off the mark

Today's tips: Suitable opportunity for Keats to get off the mark

Interesting races on both of today’s cards in Ireland, and the nap goes to Keats, who can get off the mark at the third time of asking by taking the Irish ...

MORE
Today's racing tips: extreme distance is likely to suit progressive Technician

Today's racing tips: extreme distance is likely to suit progressive Technician

The each-way players will be out in force to side with Technician in the Ascot Gold Cup, particularly if there is any further softening of the ground to inconvenience ...

MORE
Today's tips: Ouzo can get Hannon off to another flier in opener

Today's tips: Ouzo can get Hannon off to another flier in opener

Richard Hannon took the first race on the opening day of Royal Ascot and can repeat the feat this afternoon by taking the Silver Royal Hunt Cup with Ouzo.

MORE
Centre stage intact as Royal Ascot adapts to strangest of times

Centre stage intact as Royal Ascot adapts to strangest of times

Top hat and tails mothballed in year of coronavirus.

MORE
Royal Ascot tips: Skardu makes plenty of each-way appeal in Queen Anne Stakes

Royal Ascot tips: Skardu makes plenty of each-way appeal in Queen Anne Stakes

Royal Ascot will be unusual viewing, with none of the pomp nor ceremony we associate with it, but there is, as always, top-class racing to enjoy and Skardu makes ...

MORE
Frankie Dettori aiming for normal service at unusual Ascot

Frankie Dettori aiming for normal service at unusual Ascot

There will be plenty of very noticeable differences at Royal Ascot this year with the meeting taking place behind closed doors - but the sight of Frankie Dettori ...

MORE
Keane completes treble with handicap winner for father while Lee records double at Leopardstown

Keane completes treble with handicap winner for father while Lee records double at Leopardstown

Colin Keane and Ger Lyons rounded off a weekend they will never forget when landing both Listed prizes at Leopardstown today.

MORE
Peaceful claims Irish 1,000 Guineas crown at Curragh

Peaceful claims Irish 1,000 Guineas crown at Curragh

Peaceful provided Aidan O’Brien with another Classic victory when running out an impressive winner of the Tattersalls Irish 1,000 Guineas at the Curragh.

MORE
Albigna has plenty going for her in ‘1000’ at Curragh

Albigna has plenty going for her in ‘1000’ at Curragh

Jessica Harrington made the classic breakthrough when Alpha Centauri stormed to victory in the 2018 Irish 1000 Guineas and Albigna, who is also owned by the Niarchos ...

MORE
Super Siskin storms to Irish 2,000 Guineas glory

Super Siskin storms to Irish 2,000 Guineas glory

Siskin overcame a troubled passage to ultimately power to victory in the Tattersalls Irish 2,000 Guineas at the Curragh.

MORE
Armory can give Aidan O’Brien 12th 2000 Guineas win

Armory can give Aidan O’Brien 12th 2000 Guineas win

A matinee meeting at the Curragh hosts the first Irish classic of the season, the Tattersalls Irish 2000 Guineas, and Armory can give Aidan O’Brien a 12th ...

MORE
Joy for Jessica Harrington in thrilling Navan finales

Joy for Jessica Harrington in thrilling Navan finales

Jessica Harrington’s Ancient Spirit has his own mind but is undoubtedly very talented and he proved so once more when taking the Heritage Stakes under Shane ...

MORE
Naas chief Eamonn McEvoy thrilled as racing makes welcome return

Naas chief Eamonn McEvoy thrilled as racing makes welcome return

There was no crowd, no septuagenarians, and working teams stripped to the bare bones, but despite all the protocols in place Irish racing returned with great success ...

MORE
Aidan O’Brien's More Beautiful wins first race in Ireland since March

Aidan O’Brien's More Beautiful wins first race in Ireland since March

Winning trainer of the second race, Jessica Harrington, is not permitted on track as the coronavirus protocols employed by Horse Racing Ireland preclude over 70s ...

MORE
Joseph O'Brien: A lot of the protocols would have been happening in racing yards anyway

Joseph O'Brien: A lot of the protocols would have been happening in racing yards anyway

Joseph O’Brien has backed the stringent protocols in place for a return to horse racing in Ireland.

MORE
Kinross can cause 2000 Guineas upset

Kinross can cause 2000 Guineas upset

On last year’s form, Pinatubo is a deserving odds-on favourite to take this afternoon’s 2000 Guineas at Newmarket and, if Charlie Appleby’s colt ...

MORE