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O’Brien: Kennedy needs to step up in Derrinstown

JOHN F KENNEDY requires a big performance in Sunday’s Group 3 Derrinstown Stud Derby Trial at Leopardstown to force himself back into contention for the Investec Derby believes his trainer Aidan O’Brien.

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Newbury support Cancer Care

Newbury Racecourse is supporting Breast Cancer Care on one of the highlights of its Flat racing season, Betfred Ladies Day on Saturday, August 15.

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France: Epicuris aims to reassert Classic claims

EPICURIS has a chance to reassert his Classic claims in a race that has produced a winner of both the Investec Derby and Prix du Jockey Club from its last four editions.

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Tempest leads O’Meara double

A review of the pick of the action from Beverley where trainer David O’Meara and jockey Danny Tudhope were at the double.

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Bloodstock Bites: Special farewell

Our pedigree expert Chris Hill reflects on the recent action from both on the track and in the sales’ rings.

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Ban for jockey Hussey after failing to spot rival

JOCKEY Michael Hussey admitted on Monday he had “misjudged” the finish to the 1m handicap at the Curragh after being handed a 14-day ban having failed to spot a rival when finishing second.

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Hefty Curragh ban for Hussey

Michael Hussey was handed a 14-day suspension after finishing second on My Painter in the PG Duffy & Sons Citroen Handicap at the Curragh.

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Canaletto misses Chester Vase after bad scope

GIOVANNI CANALETTO, a 14-1 shot for the Investec Derby, has been ruled out of his intended trial for Epsom in the Group 3 MBNA Chester Vase on Thursday.

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Canaletto misses Chester Derby prep after scoping badly

GIOVANNI CANALETTO, a 14-1 shot for the Investec Derby, has been ruled out of his intended trial for Epsom in the Group 3 MBNA Chester Vase on Thursday.

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O’Brien prepares trials team

Aidan O’Brien has outlined running plans for some of his Classic contenders in the coming days.

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