Sat, 07 Mar, 2020
Shares in Paddy Power owner Flutter Entertainment crashed by nearly 10% despite the betting company expressing confidence that the Cheltenham horseracing festival will go ahead next month amid fears mass public events could be caught up in the fallout from the spread of the coronavirus.
Thu, 27 Feb, 2020
When Michael O’Leary gave Davy Russell the bullet, on New Years’ Eve 2013, one might have expected the rider to pull out his pipe, put on the slippers and take his place among the majority of jockeys, the journeymen, writes
Sat, 17 Feb, 2018
Sizing John was Moone, Co Kildare trainer Jessica Harrington’s first runner in the Cheltenham Gold Cup, and last week he duly landed the biggest prize of the jumping calendar, writes.
Sun, 26 Mar, 2017
Anything but dull was the final meeting of the season at Thurles, with last-obstacle fallers, a neat gamble landed, a classy performance from a bright prospect, a mare adding further success to her cv with the breeding sheds firmly in sight, and a reversed result to wrap up proceedings.
Fri, 25 Mar, 2016
Sat, 19 Mar, 2016
Bryan Cooper is one of the top jockeys in national hunt racing. As a retained rider for Michael O’Leary’s Gigginstown House Stud, he has a very strong book of rides at next week’s Cheltenham Festival.
Sat, 12 Mar, 2016
In the past 24 hours the main social media streams have been alive with rumours Vautour will head to the Ryanair Chase rather than the Gold Cup. With little expectation of immediate confirmation from the stable, it remains pure speculation, but is there a credible source?
Wed, 02 Mar, 2016