Ruby Walsh will partner Long Run for the first time in Sunday’s Grand Steeple-Chase de Paris at Auteuil as regular mount Sam Waley-Cohen is not allowed to ride in the race due to his amateur status. Photograph:   Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Ruby Walsh will partner Long Run for the first time in Sunday’s Grand Steeple-Chase de Paris at Auteuil.Sam Waley-Cohen, son of the owner Robert, has (...)

Paul Webber’s Cantlow heads a maximum field of 30 for Monday’s Irish Grand National at Fairyhouse. The British horse is one of six runne(...)

Davy Russell: “It’s seventh heaven. It’s a lesson for anybody who gets knocked through your life or career; you keep your mouth shut and move on.” Photograph: David Davies/PA

Lord Windermere might not have won the best renewal of this feature event but never in the 90 year history of steeplechasing’s greatest prize h(...)

Bryan Cooper on Si C’etait Vrai at Fairyhouse. The Kerry-born jockey broke his leg in a horrific fall at Cheltenham yesterday.

Michael O’Leary’s Gigginstown Stud team are reshuffling their jockey arrangements for Thursday and Friday after Bryan Cooper broke his leg in(...)

Trainer Willie Mullins: sends out Smashing in the Betfair Hurdle. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

It is almost a decade since Essex scored the last Irish-trained success in the prestigious Betfair Hurdle at Newbury, but Willie Mullins will try to b(...)

David Casey: is fancied to have a big-race double at Leopardstown on Sea Light and Talbot Road.

Tomorrow’s Leopardstown card might have the Grade One glory but today’s action has the majority share of a weekend prize-money pot worth more than €55(...)

Upazo faces some of the leading British novices including The Liquidator in the Tolworth Hurdle at Kempton today.  Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Today sees Willie Mullins make the sort of English raid many people imagined would be a regular occurrence when the champion trainer first outlined pl(...)

First Lieutenant is beaten by Bobs Worth (left) in the 2012 RSA Chase, but can gain revenge in today’s Lexus Chase.

First Lieutenant doesn’t win very often, and Irish horses don’t win the Lexus Chase very often, but even with the Gold Cup hero, Bobs Worth, raiding L(...)

Jockey Mark Walsh onboard Defy Logic clears the last fence on his way to winning the Racing Post Novice Steeplechase on day one of the Leopardstown Christmas Festival. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Any presumption that the St Stephen’s Day action would turn into a Willie Mullins benefit got resoundingly turned on its head at Leopardstown yeste(...)

Tony McCoy falls from Colbert Station during the Tara Handicap Hurdle at Navan today. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Briar Hill easily shrugged aside his solitary rival Azorian to land the Navan Novice Hurdle at the Co Meath track.The Grade One feature had been reduc(...)