David Mullins riding Brain Power in action at Punchestown. Photo: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Barry Geraghty admitted to having been “flattened” by the Noble Emperor controversy at the start of the month, and his subsequent successful appeal ag(...)

Paddy Brennan celebrates winning The BoyleSports Champion Chase on God’s Own at Punchestown. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Galway-born jockey Paddy Brennan warmed up for his ride on the hot favourite Cue Card in Wednesday’s feature with a first Grade One success in Ireland(...)

Zabana ridden by Davy Russell clears the last fence on his way to winning the Growise Champion Novice Chase. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Zabana gained sweet compensation for the unfortunate mishap he suffered at the Cheltenham Festival by claiming the Growise Champion Novice Chase at Pu(...)

Yorkhill winning the Neptune Novices Hurdle at Cheltenham. His raw ability makes him something of a standout prospect at the Mullins stable. Photograph: INPHO/Dan Sheridan

Pipped at the post for the British trainer’s title at the weekend, Willie Mullins will be widely expected to assume his customary Punchestown dominanc(...)

Patrick Mullins: “Cue Card is the one to beat on form but he is coming back from a fall and he has been beaten there a few times, so that gives us some hope.”

Colin Tizzard feels Cue Card is still in tip-top form ahead of his bid to put behind him his costly Cheltenham Gold Cup fall in the Betfred Bowl at Ai(...)

Jockey Davy Russell will ride Morning Assembly in the English Grand National. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

The odds look against Cause Of Causes even making the final field for Saturday’s Crabbie’s Aintree Grand National but bookmakers still appear to reck(...)

Davy Russell, who partners Road To Riches at Navan.  x

It is a short road trip from Road To Riches’s box to Saturday’s Grade Two Webster Cup at Navan but it is the relatively short 16-day gap from his Che(...)

 Bryan Cooper guides Don Poli, left, over the last to win The Lexus Steeplechase at Leopardstown in  December. Cooper has sided with Don Cossack today.  Photo: by Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images)

It would be ironic if Don Poli – the horse famously not particularly bothered – proves the one to finally give Willie Mullins the Timico Cheltenham Go(...)

Tom Scudamore hugs  Thistlecrack after the win in the Ryanair World Hurdle at Cheltenham on St Patrick’s Day. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Thistlecrack was notable for being the sole home-trained winner on Day Three of the Festival but his superb Ryanair World Hurdle victory would have b(...)

Limini and Ruby Walsh after victory in the Trull House Stud Mares’ Novices Hurdle Race. Photograph: Andrew Boyers

Irish trained horses enjoyed a St Patrick’s Day bonanza at Cheltenham with only the Ryanair World Hurdle winner Thistlecrack preventing an unprecedent(...)