Trainer Ted Walsh says he will be happy to answer any questions at Turf Club. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Grand National-winning trainer and well-known RTE racing pundit Ted Walsh will be legally represented by the former attorney general and minister for(...)

Tony McCoy will ride Cantlow in his final Irish Grand National appearance at Fairyhouse on Easter Monday. Photograph:    David Davies/PA

Tony McCoy appears only hopeful as he bids for a second BoyleSports Irish Grand National at Fairyhouse on Easter Monday.The soon-to-retire champion st(...)

 “He’s (The Tullow Tank) come back well and the plan is to go for the Ryanair Gold Cup in Fairyhouse.”

The Tullow Tank is being prepared for next month’s Ryanair Gold Cup at Fairyhouse following a wasted journey to the Cheltenham Festival. The dual Grad(...)

Jockey Adrian Heskin riding  Foxrock to victory in the BoyleSports Handicap Steeplechase at Leopardstown in January.   Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Grand National winning trainer and well-known RTÉ pundit Ted Walsh has said he will answer any questions The Turf Club want to ask him after the decis(...)

Tony McCoy returns after his last ride at Cheltenham. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

It’s probably just as well Willie Mullins didn’t win the Gold Cup as his dominance of the Cheltenham festival is starting to get embarrassing. When hi(...)

Milsean ridden by jockey Danny Mullins (left) leads from eventual winner Martello Tower ridden by Adrian Heskin during the Albert Bartlett Novices’ Hurdle on Gold Cup Day   at Cheltenham. Photograph: Nick Potts/PA

Willie Mullins made history by training a record eight winners at a Cheltenham Festival when Killultagh Vic landed a thrilling victory in the Martin P(...)

Abbyssial and Ruby Walsh after a crushing fall during last year’s JCB Triumph Hurdle. Photo: David Davies

Unlike the Ryanair, there isn’t an Irish blank on the Ladbrokes World Hurdle roll-of-honour but one winner in 20 years is hardly something to shout ab(...)

In the parade ring at the festival last year. Photograph: Joe Giddens

To the uninitiated tuning in to see what all this Cheltenham panic is about, Michael O’Leary will be among the festival’s most recognisable faces, a g(...)

Lieutenant Colonel ridden by Bryan Cooper on his way to winning the Squared Financial Christmas Hurdle at Leopardstown last December. Photograph: James Crosbie/Inpho.

Although watering has begun at Cheltenham ahead of next week’s festival, Curragh trainer Sandra Hughes is unconcerned about the prospect of quicker g(...)

Willie Mullins at the gallops at his Closutton headquarters in Carlow. He will bring a formidable 50-strong team to Cheltenham. Photo: Niall Carson/PA

The scale of Willie Mullins’s overarching influence at Cheltenham next week can be gauged in any number of statistical permutations, but few have put (...)