Fri, 04 Mar, 2016
Deciding between riding at Tramore and Cheltenham this afternoon was pretty straight-forward.
Sat, 12 Dec, 2015
Alan King believes Paddy Power Gold Cup hero Annacotty is in even better shape than he was last month as he aims to secure a notable double in Saturday’s Caspian Caviar Gold Cup at Cheltenham.
Special Tiara’s owner Sally Rowley-Williams will wait until later in the week before deciding whether to appeal the result of Saturday’s Tingle Creek at Sandown.
Tue, 08 Dec, 2015
Trainer Noel Meade is keen to avoid stable stars Road To Riches and Apache Stronghold crossing paths in the early part of the new campaign.
Tue, 03 Nov, 2015
Sat, 31 Oct, 2015
Full horse boxes have been arriving back at Willie Mullins’ yards in recent days and weeks, and so we’re getting ready for a very busy but equally exciting spell.
Wed, 29 Jul, 2015
Killarney Racecourse expects the possible appearances of Finian’s Rainbow and Simonsig to draw a crowd to their three-day meeting.
Sat, 09 May, 2015
Nicky Henderson is considering giving Finian’s Rainbow and Simonsig surprise appearances at Killarney’s forthcoming three-day meeting.
Wed, 06 May, 2015
Vautour can get punters off to a flying start by taking the opening JLT Novices’ Chase for the in-form team of Willie Mullins and Ruby Walsh.
Thu, 12 Mar, 2015
Hurricane Fly is likely to have a stablemate or two for company in the BHP Insurances Irish Champion Hurdle at Leopardstown on Sunday.
Tue, 20 Jan, 2015
Ruby Walsh was delighted that Un De Sceaux put a fall on his chasing debut firmly behind him with an impressive victory at Fairyhouse on Saturday.
Mon, 22 Dec, 2014
Splash Of Ginge could be aimed at the Byrne Group Plate at the Cheltenham Festival following an encouraging performance at the Prestbury Park track on Saturday.
Tue, 16 Dec, 2014
For the past two weekends Sam Twiston-Davies has won the Paddy Power Gold Cup and guided The New One to victory and he warmed up for the mount on Rocky Creek in the Hennessy Gold Cup by riding a treble at Lingfield.
Wed, 26 Nov, 2014
Al Ferof will head to the King George VI Chase after returning to his brilliant best when running away with the Amlin 1965 Chase for the second year in succession at Ascot on Saturday.
Mon, 24 Nov, 2014
Sam Twiston-Davies and Paul Nicholls proved the star turns at Cheltenham on Saturday as the relatively new partnership enjoyed a red-letter day in their association with a high-profile double.
Mon, 17 Nov, 2014
Caid Du Berlais denied Johns Spirit back-to-back Paddy Power Gold Cup wins in the last couple of strides at Cheltenham.
Sat, 15 Nov, 2014
Runaway November Handicap winner Open Eagle is set to embark upon a career over hurdles this winter after joining Willie Mullins.
Fri, 14 Nov, 2014
Mark Walsh has been lined up to ride Jezki in Sunday’s StanJames.com Morgiana Hurdle at Punchestown in the event Barry Geraghty is unavailable.
Wed, 12 Nov, 2014
The sponsors are unable to split Present View and Oscar Whisky at the five-day declaration stage for the Paddy Power Gold Cup at Cheltenham on Saturday.
Tue, 11 Nov, 2014
Tony McCoy is set to miss Cheltenham’s Open meeting and has resigned himself to being out of action for around two weeks due to the recurrence of an injury suffered at Worcester a month ago.
Fri, 07 Nov, 2014
Dual Grade One-winning hurdler The Tullow Tank makes his eagerly-anticipated debut over fences at Fairyhouse today.
Tue, 04 Nov, 2014
Shark Hanlon is keeping his fingers crossed there is some ease in the ground at the Punchestown Festival later this month ahead of Hidden Cyclone’s intended appearance in the Boylesports.com Champion Chase.
Tue, 15 Apr, 2014
Al Ferof, Benefficient and Dynaste are among 12 runners in Thursday’s Ryanair Chase at Cheltenham, with First Lieutenant a significant absentee.
Wed, 12 Mar, 2014
Hidden Cyclone puts his Queen Mother Champion Chase credentials on the line in the Sodexo Clarence House Chase at Ascot on Saturday.
Tue, 14 Jan, 2014
Emma Lavelle feels Easter Meteor deserves a change of luck in the Stewart Family Thank You Gold Cup today after crashing out on his last visit to Cheltenham.
Sat, 14 Dec, 2013
Richard Johnson believes Captain Chris has “everything in his favour” as he makes his seasonal return in the Betfred Peterborough Chase at Huntingdon today.
Thu, 12 Dec, 2013
Sizing Europe is on course to defend his crown in the Paddy Power Dial-A-Bet Chase at Leopardstown on December 27.
Tue, 03 Dec, 2013
Finian’s Rainbow is facing a lengthy spell on the sidelines after suffering an injury in last weekend’s Paddy Power Gold Cup at Cheltenham.
Sat, 23 Nov, 2013
A thrilling renewal of the Betfair Chase at Haydock tomorrow looks in store after eight runners were declared yesterday.
Fri, 22 Nov, 2013
Johns Spirit provided Richie McLernon with the biggest success of his career by gamely clinging on to win the Paddy Power Gold Cup at Cheltenham.
Sat, 16 Nov, 2013
Trainer David Pipe admits Ballynagour is a “hard horse to predict” ahead of the Paddy Power Gold Cup at Cheltenham today.
Old Roan Chase hero Conquisto could aim to continue his excellent start to the season in the Paddy Power Gold Cup at Cheltenham on Saturday week.
Wed, 06 Nov, 2013
Attaglance is being aimed at the Paddy Power Gold Cup at Cheltenham on November 16.
Wed, 23 Oct, 2013
Missunited could be set for a winter break after running another fantastic race in defeat at the Curragh on Sunday, with trainer Mick Winters looking forward to a possible clash with Quevega at Cheltenham in March.
Wed, 02 Oct, 2013
Hidden Cyclone is to head straight for the Paddy Power Gold Cup at Cheltenham in November after trainer John Hanlon decided not to run him over hurdles at Market Rasen.
Sat, 28 Sep, 2013
Richard Hughes and Joseph O’Brien, reigning champion Flat jockeys in England and Ireland respectively, have been granted jumps licences to ride in the Weatherbys Champion Bumper at Cheltenham on Wednesday.
Sat, 09 Mar, 2013
All plans for Grands Crus are currently “on hold”, according to David Pipe.
Tue, 29 Jan, 2013
David Pipe will aim Grands Crus at either the Betfred Gold Cup or the Ryanair Chase at the Cheltenham Festival following his pleasing comeback run at Kempton.
Mon, 31 Dec, 2012
Colm Murphy is confident Glam Gerry is ready to make his presence felt in the hugely valuable Paddy Power Chase at Leopardstown today.
Thu, 27 Dec, 2012
Trainer Paul Nicholls was last evening dealt a huge double injury blow by the news Big Buck’s and Al Ferof are set to miss the rest of the season.
Tue, 18 Dec, 2012
Grands Crus’ part-owner Roger Stanley maintains no hasty decisions will be taken over whether the grey participates in the William Hill King George VI Chase.
Tue, 11 Dec, 2012
Popular Irish chaser Forpadydeplasterer recorded his first victory in well over three years with a stylish performance in the Glen Chase at Thurles.
Thu, 29 Nov, 2012
Last season’s Champion Hurdle hero Rock On Ruby is among field of six possibles for the StanJames.com Fighting Fifth Hurdle at Newcastle on Saturday following the confirmation stage.
Tue, 27 Nov, 2012
Tom Cooper believes testing conditions were to blame for Forpadydeplasterer’s disappointing performance in last weekend’s Paddy Power Gold Cup.
Fri, 23 Nov, 2012
Kauto Star may be nicely tucked up in his box enjoying retirement, but Paul Nicholls could still have an embarrassment of riches come Boxing Day at Kempton.
Sun, 18 Nov, 2012
Another of John Hales’ army of greys handed Paul Nicholls the last of jumping racing’s major prizes to have eluded him as Al Ferof took the starring role in the Paddy Power Gold Cup at Cheltenham.
Sat, 17 Nov, 2012
I ride in all six races at Cheltenham today and have to be reasonably confident of getting among the winners.
Tom Cooper believes Forpadydeplasterer could be the forgotten horse of Saturday’s Paddy Power Gold Cup at Cheltenham.
Wed, 14 Nov, 2012
David Pipe has reaffirmed his belief Grands Crus is a well handicapped horse ahead of his eagerly anticipated return in the Paddy Power Gold Cup at Cheltenham.
Tue, 13 Nov, 2012
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