Trainer Gordon Elliott: “I think he’s a very nice horse and he had to be honest there to come back like he did.” Photo: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Ireland’s National Hunt scene has long been characterised as a Willie Mullins show but a feature race success for No More Heroes at Navan indicates G(...)

No More Heroes  saw off Shaneshill to land the Navan Novice Hurdle at Navan . Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

No More Heroes raced into the Cheltenham Festival picture as he saw off Shaneshill to land the Navan Novice Hurdle for Gordon Elliott and Barry Geragh(...)

 Champagne Fever won the Clonmel Oil Chase on his seasonal debut. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Dual Cheltenham Festival hero Champagne Fever made a sparkling reappearance in the Clonmel Oil Chase on Thursday.Winner of the 2012 Champion Bumper be(...)

 Ruby Walsh on board Champagne Fever at the Cheltenham Festival last March. Photo:  Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

Willie Mullins has warned his dual Cheltenham Festival hero Champagne Fever is likely to need the run as he prepares for a fascinating clash with Sizi(...)

Barry Geraghty aboard Jezki holding off My Tent Or Yours ridden by AP McCoy to win The Stan James Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/INPHO

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.With ow(...)

Barry Geraghty and Jezki after winning the 2014 Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham in March. Photograph: Inpho

Nicky Henderson’s plans for this weekend’s Cheltenham fixture look like proving crucial to whether Barry Geraghty will be reunited with his Champion (...)

Barry Geraghty: rides Arzembouy Premier at Sligo today and will partner Rebel Fitz at Tipperary on Sunday. Photo: Alan Crowhurst/Getty

Barry Geraghty appears set to resume his partnership with the hugely popular Rebel Fitz at Tipperary this Sunday where the Michael Winters -trained s(...)

Jockey Barry Geraghty onboard Jacksonslady, on his way to winning The Latin Quarter Steeplechase at the 2014 the Galway Racing Festival, Ballybrit. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Barry Geraghty has memorably worked the big-race oracle for JP McManus already in 2014 and the jockey could pull off a similar feat on Jacksonslady in(...)

Barry Geraghty: takes over in the plate today on Flaxen Flare. Photograph: James Crombie

Aidan O’Brien’s focus is on the upcoming Champions Weekend but he won’t be alone in examining with interest how his runner Plinth fares in a rematch w(...)

Baraweez and Colm O’Donoghue go on to win the  Irish Stallion Farms EBF “Ahanoora” Handicap on the final day  of the Galway Festival at Ballybrit. Photograph:  PA

Brian Ellison vowed to return to Galway after Baraweez and Pacific Heights gave him a one-three in the €100,000 Irish Stallion Farms EBF “Ahonoora” H(...)