Meeting some of the heroes of the turf – human and equine – is one of the attractions of the Curragh Thoroughbred Trail. It’s a one-off event which is(...)

Willie Mullins has settled on Ballycasey for the Gold Cup on Sunday.

Only four runners will go to post for the Grade One Powers Gold Cup at Fairyhouse on Sunday. From a handful of options Willie Mullins has(...)

Ruby Walsh and Hurricane Fly on the gallops today in Cheltenham. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Ruby Walsh reports Hurricane Fly in fine shape after giving the dual Champion Hurdle winner a spin on the track ahead of Tuesday’s showpiece a(...)

Katie Walsh riding Foxrock on the gallops at Cheltenham racecourse yesterday. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images.

After weeks of speculation on whether or not Last Instalment would be prevented by the racing authorities fro(...)

On His Own has been supplemented for the Gold Cup.

Bobs Worth and Silviniaco Conti feature among 17 possibles at the confirmation stage for the Betfred Cheltenham Gold Cup on Friday, for which O(...)

First Lieutenant (centre) finishes second, beaten a length and a half, to Bobs Worth (left) in the Lexus Chase and could renew rivalry in the Gold Cup on Friday week.

It is 40 years since Mouse Morris first tasted Cheltenham success but the trainer who has rarely if ever made a wrong festival move admits he i(...)

 Trainer Willie Mullins in the thick of the action as his horses, including the grey Champagne Fever, go through their  pre-Cheltenham Festival workouts after racing at Leopardstown yesterday. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Even a crashing fall by the RSA favourite Ballycasey during a schooling session after racing at Leopardstown last(...)

Robbie Colgan and Pass The Hat (centre, pink and white) clear the last to win the feature race at Leopardstown yesterday, the Carrickmines Handicap Chase. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Mount Colah has no Cheltenham ambitions but after mixing it with some potential festival stars throughout the sea(...)

Hurricane Fly ridden by Ruby Walsh ahead of   Our Conor ridden by Danny Mullins and Captain Cee Bee ridden by Mark Walsh. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Leopardstown’s traditional post-racing Cheltenham gallops have fizzled out in recent years but the Champion Hurdle-bound Our Conor can help bri(...)

 Willie Mullins, trainer of Shesafoxylady

Connections of Shesafoxylady are confident the three-time bumper winner can make a successful start to her jumping career in the Killinan Maide(...)