Columnists

Cracksman (left) is the pick in the Irish Derby

Alex Hammond: Royal rewards

Alex Hammond reflects on the Royal meeting and has selections for this weekend's Irish Derby and Northumberland Plate.

James Doyle celebrates as Big Orange wins the Gold Cup from Order Of St George

Ed Chamberlin: Thanks to one and all

ITV racing host Ed Chamberlin thanks those with four legs and two who helped make his week at Royal Ascot so memorable.

Dartmouth

Mike Cattermole: Let's play Dart!

Leading broadcaster Mike Cattermole bids to round off a good week at Royal Ascot as he marks your card for Saturday.

Richard Fahey: Kindly returns

Our star columnist Richard Fahey with a guide to his Saturday runners, including Queen Kindly at Ayr.

Fran Berry: Merlin looks magic

Top jockey Fran Berry looks ahead to an exciting book of rides at Newmarket on his first proper weekend as a freelance.

Racing Tips

Irish Derby horse-by-horse guide

Check out our guide to the final field for Saturday's Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh, featuring Wings Of Eagles and Cracksman.

Jim Crowley

Ben Linfoot's daily nap

Ben Linfoot has had three winners from his last four tips - Thursday's selection goes at Newmarket.

Thursday's racing preview

Anita Chambers provides a selection for every race on Thursday, with Replenish the pick of her fancies at Newcastle.

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Our best bets

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Confederations Cup tips

Our Nick Hext makes Portugal his pick to win this summer's Confederations Cup in Russia.