Cheltenham Gold Cup winner Coneygree is top weight for next Saturday’s Hennessy at Newbury. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/INPHO

It is 10 years since Michael O’Leary’s Gigginstown Stud team first struck Grade 1 gold at Fairyhouse’s Winter Festival, and a decade later the(...)

Gordon Elliott: his stable star,  Don Cossack, enjoyed a tremendous campaign last term, winning six of his seven starts including three Grade One victories. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Ground conditions will dictate whether Ireland’s highest-rated chaser Don Cossack will make his seasonal reappearance in Thursday’s Irish Daily Star C(...)

Don Cossack will be entered in the three-mile Betfred Bowl at Aintree. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho.

Don Cossack is set to be stepped back up to three miles at Liverpool and the Gigginstown Stud team are hoping their star chaser will enjoy better luc(...)

In the parade ring at the festival last year. Photograph: Joe Giddens

To the uninitiated tuning in to see what all this Cheltenham panic is about, Michael O’Leary will be among the festival’s most recognisable faces, a g(...)

 Hennessy Gold Cup winner Carlingford Lough (Tony McCoy)  is the one to watch out for in the Gold Cup, says Eddie O’Leary. Photograph: Donall Farmer/INPHO

Tony McCoy has a fine chance of a valedictory success in the Cheltenham Gold Cup, according to connections of one of his main rivals. Eddie O’Leary i(...)

Road to Riches: enjoyed a big-race hot streak last summer prior to December’s Lexus Chase triumph. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

An astonishing four winners on the final day secured Michael O’Leary’s Gigginstown Stud the leading-owner award at Cheltenham 2014 and Road To Riches(...)

Gigginstown owner Michael O’Leary and wife Anita celebrate winning The Gold Cup with War of Attrition in 2006.

Michael O’Leary doesn’t believe fences are for sitting on. The Ryanair boss has been accused of many things but t(...)

Ruby Walsh and Ballycasey in action. Ballycasey has always carried a huge reputation from within the Mullins camp. He can deliver on that in style today in the RSA. Photo: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

In 2009 Dunguib looked to have the racing world at his feet with a spectacular Cheltenham fes(...)

Last Instalment’s trainer Philip Fenton. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Last Instalment and First Lieutenant will both be declared for Friday’s Cheltenham Gold Cup, according to Gigginstown House Stud’s racing manag(...)

Hennessy Gold Cup winner Last Instalment with his trainer Philip Fenton.

BRIAN O’CONNOR A decision on whether or not the British Horseracing Authority will permit trainer Philip Fenton to run his Cheltenham (...)