The Willie Mullins-trained Douvan is odds-on favourite for the Arkle at Cheltenham. Photograph: Sportsfile

The brilliant Douvan is the star name among 37 entries for the Racing Post Arkle Challenge Trophy at Cheltenham. Last season’s Supreme Novices’ Hurdl(...)

Jockey Paddy Brennan celebrates winning the King George VI Steeple Chase on Cue Card during day one of the William Hill Winter Festival at Kempton Park Racecourse. Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA

Cue Card won the William Hill King George VI Chase at the fourth time of asking for Colin Tizzard in a pulsating finish at Kempton. The 9-2 chance ha(...)

 Vautour is one of 10 horses left in the  King George VI Chase at Kempton on St Stephen’s Day. Photograph: John Walton/PA

Irish challengers Don Cossack and Vautour are among the star names among the 10 horses left in the William Hill King George VI Chase at Kempton on St (...)

Paul Townend and  Killultagh Vic clear the last on the way to winning the  Grade One Novice Hurdle at Punchestown. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Don Cossack looked every inch a future Cheltenham Gold Cup contender as he clinched the final success of a tremendous season in the Punchestown Gol(...)

Sprinter Sacre and  Barry Geraghty: claimed the 2013 Queen Mother Champion Chase in spectacular fashion. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Sprinter Sacre and Sire De Grugy are the headline acts in a record 33 entries for the Betway Queen Mother Champion Chase at Cheltenham on March 11th.L(...)

 Barry Geraghty: the jockey  will ride Vyta Du Roc for his boss Nicky Henderson and is expecting big things from the French import. Photograph: David Davies/PA Wire.

Parlour Games bids to reward the patience of trainer John Ferguson with a big run in the Betfred Goals Galore Challow Novices Hurdle at Newbury.Fergus(...)

The British hunt season is well under way and continues at Sandown on Saturday.

Balder Succes will face nine rivals when he bids to justify favouritism in the Tingle Creek Chase at Sandown on Saturday.With star two-milers Sprinter(...)

 Leading Cheltenham Gold Cup contender Cue Card has been ruled out of the  meeting by trainer Colin Tizzard due to pulled muscles behind. Photograph: David Davies/PA

Cue Card has been ruled of the Cheltenham Festival after suffering a setback. A dual Festival winner having claimed the Champion Bumper i(...)

Barry Geraghty riding Sprinter Sacre in The Desert Orchid Steeple Chase at Kempton Park  on December 27th. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Sprinter Sacre features among 26 entries for the BetVictor Queen Mother Champion Chase at the Cheltenham Festival on March 12th.Nicky Henderson’s supe(...)

Jockey Barry Geraghty and Bobs Worth in the winner’s enclosure at Leopardstown after victory in the recent Lexus Steeplechase. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Last year’s winner Bobs Worth is one of 36 entries for the Betfred Cheltenham Gold Cup at the Festival on March 14th.Nicky Henderson’s nine-year-old (...)