Douvan ridden by Ruby Walsh wins the Racing Post Arkle Trophy at Cheltenham earlier this year. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Douvan is an all but unbackable favourite to bring his record for Willie Mullins to a perfect 10-out-of-10 at Punchestown today, probably with another(...)

Barry Geraghty riding Carlingford Lough on the way to winning the Punchestown Gold Cup, beating hot favourite Cue Card, who came in fourth. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Willie Mullins isn’t in a position to emulate his remarkable 2015 haul of 10 Grade One prizes at the Punchestown festival. But Wednesday’s top-flight (...)

Jockey Barry Geraghty celebrates winning the Bibby Financial Services Ireland Punchestown Gold Cup on Carlingford Lough.  Photo: Niall Carson/PA

Barry Geraghty had to fight a controversial path to get to the Punchestown festival and the struggle paid off in style yesterday with Carlingford Loug(...)

Jennifer Wrynne at Cheltenham last year. Winning Best Dressed Lady at the races was “a major coup”

Jennifer Wrynne is an award-winning milliner and fashion blogger based in Co Leitrim. Each headpiece is made entirely by hand in Ireland. Wrynne’s des(...)

Patrick Mullins: “Cue Card is the one to beat on form but he is coming back from a fall and he has been beaten there a few times, so that gives us some hope.”

Colin Tizzard feels Cue Card is still in tip-top form ahead of his bid to put behind him his costly Cheltenham Gold Cup fall in the Betfred Bowl at Ai(...)

Ruby Walsh, Willie Mullins and owner Susannah Ricci (second right) celebrate with their trophies after winning the Ryanair Chase with Vautour at Cheltenham. Photograph: David Davies/PA

Willie Mullins’ ambition to become the first Irishman to win the British trainers’ championship since Vincent O’Brien 62 years ago could hinge on nex(...)

Jockey Jack Kennedy on Squouateur before the Martin Pipe Conditional Jockeys’ Handicap Hurdle during Gold Cup Day of the 2016 Cheltenham Festival at Cheltenham Racecourse. Photograph: PA

The hand of history is all over the 2016 Boylesports Irish Grand National but its destiny could rest in the hands of its youngest jockey as Jack Kenne(...)

Ruby Walsh and Vautour en route to a spectacular win in The JLT Novices’ Steeple Chase at Cheltenham last year. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Bookmakers appear divided about whether or not Ruby Walsh will ride Vautour in the Cheltenham Gold Cup as the ten-times champion jockey closes in on a(...)

Arsenal manager Arsène Wenger has been criticised for not adding to his squad by former players. It has now been 12 years since he won the English Premier League title with the London club. Photograph: Phil Noble/Reuters.

As Claudio Ranieri contemplated the next stage of the title race, the manager of the most implausible challengers in the English Premier League era ma(...)

Trainer Aiden O’Brien. It is 20 years since Urubande became Aidan O’Brien’s first Cheltenham festival winner. Photograph: INPHO

It is 20 years since Urubande became Aidan O’Brien’s first Cheltenham festival winner, and Aspen Colorado could earn the chance to try and secure anot(...)