A St Stephen’s Day engagement has yet to be decided for Gilgamboa, seen here winning the Boylesports.com Hurdle under Walsh last season, but he may challenge Vautour  at Leopardstown. Photograph: Donall Farmer/INPHO

Vautour is widely anticipated to have an €85,000 Grade 1 St Stephen’s Day solo at Leopardstown, but Enda Bolger isn’t ruling out putting it up to Will(...)

The Mullins pair of Zaidpour (above) and Twinlight scored a lucrative Grade Two double at Navan. Photograph: Inpho

Any suspicion of fitness vulnerability there might have been about some of Willie Mullins’s all-powerful string looked to be blown out of the Navan m(...)

God’s Own comes with a late run in the hands of Barry Geraghty to spring a huge surprise in the Ryanair Novice Chase at Punchestown yesterday

Normally circumspect when it comes to hyping his horses, Willie Mullins appears to have abandoned the habits of a lifetime when it comes to Vautour wh(...)

Andrew Lynch gives Sizing Europe a slap after winning the   Boylesports.com Champion Chase on the opening day of the  Punchestown Festival. Photograph:  Dara Mac Dónaill

Punchestown round-up: Faugheen’s performance in Punchestown’s Herald Champion Nov(...)

Jessica Harrington (left), with jockey Barry Geraghty after their Cheltenham success, said Jezki appears to have come out of his Cheltenham race well. Photograph PA

A mouth-watering end-of-season home ground clash between the new title-holder Jezki and the deposed champion Hurricane Fly is (...)

Willie Mullins’s novice hurdlers have been in brilliant form all week and I think Briar Hill (...)

Briar Hill and Ruby Walsh will be looking to win the Albert Bartlett Novices’ Hurdle at Cheltenham today.

Coming to Cheltenham the Willie Mullins team were convinced Briar Hill represented their best chance in the novic(...)

Big Shu creates a splash on his way to victory in last year’s La Touche Cup at Punchestown. His trainer, Peter Maher, thinks he’ll repeat last year’s victory in the Glenfarclas Chase today.

Press Peter Maher on his job occupation and he boils it down to “horses” and “anything that turns a buck”. Today,(...)

Trainer Enda Bolger takes a small-but-select team to the Cheltenham Festival next week.  Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Enda Bolger is familiar with the thrill of festival success and takes a small-but-select team to Cheltenham next week where, however, any victo(...)

 Tidal Bay, with Ruby Walsh on board, clears the last to win The John Smith’s Hurdle Race at Wetherby in 2012. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Tidal Bay has been allotted top weight of 11st 10lb for the Crabbie’s Grand National at Aintree on April 5th. The Paul Nicholls-trained 1(...)