Hennessy Gold Cup winning-owner Michael O’Leary, jockey Brian O’Connell and trainer Philip Fenton celebrate Last Instalment’s success this month at Leopardstown. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Gigginstown Stud owner Michael O’Leary has reiterated that Last Instalment is on course to run in the Cheltenham Gold Cup. (...)

Marito ridden by Ruby Walsh was second to Rye Martini in The Stephens Green Hibernian Club Hurdle during Ladbrokes.com World Series Hurdle Day at the 2013 Festival at Punchestown. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The phrase ‘just a scratch’ is usually a dismissive term in the tough world of jump racing but a scratch cost Solwhit his chance of festival g(...)