Douvan ridden by Ruby Walsh wins the Racing Post Arkle Trophy at Cheltenham earlier this year. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Douvan is an all but unbackable favourite to bring his record for Willie Mullins to a perfect 10-out-of-10 at Punchestown today, probably with another(...)

Douvan is favourite for the Ryanair Novice Chase at Punchestown on Thursday. Photograph: Getty

After an opening day when several of his stable stars ran flat, Willie Mullins is hoping the same fate does not await Douvan in Thursday’s Ryanair Nov(...)

Colin Tizzard has said Cue Card is ‘in the form of his life’ ahead of his Punchestown assault. Photograph: Getty

Cue Card bids to sign off a remarkable season on a high in the Bibby Financial Services Punchestown Gold Cup on Wednesday. But for a fall at the thir(...)

Don Cossack has been ruled out of Punchestown with a tendon injury. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Cheltenham Gold Cup winner Don Cossack’s racing career could be in jeopardy after he suffered a tendon injury which rules him out of the Punchestown F(...)

 Colin Tizzard with Thistlecrack and Cue Card at his Spurles Farm back in Sherborne, England.  He’s aiming to bring the pair of them to Punchestown. Photograph: Getty Images

Colin Tizzard isn’t the type to get jittery or skittery over his horses. Or at least he didn’t used to be. When you begin life in a caravan and your f(...)

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 Jack Kennedy on Squouateur before the Martin Pipe Conditional Jockeys’ Handicap Hurdle during Gold Cup Day of the 2016 Cheltenham Festival at Cheltenham Racecourse. Photograph: PA

The hand of history is all over the 2016 Boylesports Irish Grand National but its destiny could rest in the hands of its youngest jockey as Jack Kenne(...)

Ruby Walsh on Djakadam wins The John Durkan Memorial Punchestown Steeplechase. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Don Cossack 5/2 Rather like Annie Power, his two previous visits to the Festival have not ended well. He fell in the RSA of 2014 and ran as if the (...)

 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(...)

Bryan Cooper on Don Cossack, his chosen ride for  the Gold Cup. Photograph: Inpho

Bryan Cooper has confirmed he will ride Don Cossack in Friday’s Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup, the feature event on the final day of the Festival. Coope(...)