Willie Mullins: will be hoping triple-bumper winner Lyrical Theatre can claim the mares’ maiden hurdle at Thurles. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Top cross-channel trainer Alan King believes two miles around Leopardstown’s left-handed track will be an ideal Christmas Grade One proposition for h(...)

The New One is set to skip a showdown with Faugheen on Boxing Day as Nigel Twiston-Davies opts for January’s Champion Hurdle Trial at Haydock

Nigel Twiston-Davies has ruled stable star The New One out of the Christmas Hurdle at Kempton on St Stephen's Day meaning a showdown with Champion (...)

Franciscus Goutier of the Netherlands (silver), Andrew Campbell Jr of the United States (gold) and Ireland’s Paul O’Donovan of Ireland (bronze) during the medal ceremony of the U-23 lightweight men’s single sculls at the 2013 World Rowing U- 23 Championships in Linz-Ottensheim, Austria.

Ireland’s top rowers are set to fight it out at the National Rowing Centre in a bid to catch the(...)

Willie Mullins: “There is nothing to report on Hurricane Fly other than good work and he continues to please me.” Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Everything is set for round six in the rivalry between Hurricane Fly and Jezki as the pair headline nine entries for the Ryanair Hurdle at Leopardstow(...)

Ruby Walsh riding Faugheen on his way to winning  the Coral Hurdle at Ascot. Photograph: Jordan Mansfield/Getty Images

Willie Mullins believes Vautour’s jumping technique will stand him in good stead as he prepares to make his second appearance over fences at Leopardst(...)

 Uber may possibly end up justifying its huge valuation but the same “ubernomics” is being applied across the board, even though many start-ups will not succeed. (Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire)

(...)’t correct. Uber may be a game-changer. And the hunt by Google, Facebook and others for new businesses is(...)

Andrew Lynch and Sizing Europe on their way to a popular victory during the Punchestown Festival in April. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

He’s approaching his official 13th birthday but if Sizing Europe gets a green light to take on Grade One opposition at Leopardstown next week he is s(...)

 Davy Russell is now available to take the ride on  Lord Windermere in  the Lexus Chase, having had his suspension reduced to two days. Photograph: Mike Hewitt/Getty Images

Jockey Davy Russell is free to partner his Cheltenham Gold Cup ride Lord Windermere at Leopardstown next week after both he and Philip Enright had fi(...)

A St Stephen’s Day engagement has yet to be decided for Gilgamboa, seen here winning the Boylesports.com Hurdle under Walsh last season, but he may challenge Vautour  at Leopardstown. Photograph: Donall Farmer/INPHO

Vautour is widely anticipated to have an €85,000 Grade 1 St Stephen’s Day solo at Leopardstown, but Enda Bolger isn’t ruling out putting it up to Will(...)

 Trainer Gordon Elliott: won the Ladbroke in dramatic style with the 25-1 Cause Of Causes in 2012 while  last year Flaxen Flare ran an honourable third in the race. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

The in-form Gordon Elliott has an enviable record in this Saturday’s Ladbroke Hurdle at Ascot and could be doubly represented in the big weekend handi(...)