Donn McClean is a contributor to the The Irish Field.
Bapaume and Baie Des Iles made it an evening to remember for the Mullins, O'Sullivan and Walsh families
Johnny Murtagh has his team in exceptional form and enjoyed a treble at Leopardstown on Thursday
The historical element is a key component of the tapestry that makes horse racing the sport and the industry that it is
Some match-ups to whet the appetite and a statistic or two that surprises ahead for the royal meeting at Ascot
Donn McClean picks his selections for York on Saturday
"It would be difficult to quantify the magnitude of Sheikh Mohammed’s investment in racing, or to imagine how things would be without it"
It is a pity Saxon Warrior failed to get past the second leg but, on the positive side, the sequence of the Triple Crown seems to be more popular now than in recent years
Where to next for Masar? Irish Derby at the Curragh or Eclipse Stakes at Sandown?
Saxon Warrior and Hazapour could shape a lot better as time goes by this season
Alpha Delphini has proven form around Haydock and looks a bet today against a vulnerable favourite in the shape of Muthmir
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