Ruby Walsh guides Hurricane Fly to victory over Tony McCoy on Jezki in the Ryanair Hurdle at Leopardstown in December. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Hurricane Fly’s excellence means he makes history practically every time he sets hoof on a track these days yet even by his remarkable standards a f(...)

Charlie Swan is handing in his training licence to concentrate on the bloodstock and sales side of racing. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho.

Charlie Swan is looking to Make A Track giving him the perfect send-off from training in the Goffs Thyestes Handicap Chase at Gowran on Thursday.The f(...)

Ruby Walsh, left, on board Hurricane Fly clears the last hurdle ahead of Tony McCoy and Jezki during the Ryanair Hurdle at Leopardstown in December. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

The four year old Fiscal Focus is an intriguing ‘unknown-factor’ going into Leopardstown’s BHP Irish Champion Hurdle but the youngster faces a mammoth(...)

Martin Burke falls from Mr Moondance at the last fence in the www.thurlesraces.ie Maiden Hurdle at the Co Tipperary track. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/ INPHO

All roads lead to Cheltenham for Don Cossack after Gordon Elliott’s pride and joy continued his fantastic season in a dramatic Ladbrokes Ireland Kinlo(...)

Ruby Walsh falls from Champagne Fever at the last     as  Bryan Cooper on  Don Cossack go on to win The Ladbrokes Ireland Kinloch Brae Steeplechase at Thurles. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

All roads lead to Cheltenham for Don Cossack after Gordon Elliott’s pride and joy continued his fantastic season in a dramatic Ladbrokes Ireland Kinlo(...)

Trainer Willie Mullins:  “We’ll see what happens in the next couple of days, but I think Vautour will go on Sunday. I’m keen to run.” Photo:  David Davies/PA

Willie Mullins has revealed there is a “good possibility” Un De Sceaux will test the water at the highest level for the first time in the Frank Ward S(...)

Annie Power and Ruby Walsh on the way to winning the European Breeders Fund Mares Champion Hurdle at the Punchestown Festival, Punchestown, Co Kildare last May. Photograph: Inpho

BRIAN O’CONNOR Quevega became a Cheltenham legend by winning the OLBG Hurdle six times and it appears the now-retired mare’s former stable companion (...)

Trainer Henry de Bromhead.  Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Racing is holding its breath for Sprinter Sacre’s proposed return to action in this Saturday’s Grade 1 feature at Ascot but the forecast soft ground (...)

Trainer Willie Mullins saw Douvan warm up for Cheltenham with a win at Punchestown. Photograph: David Davies/PA Wire

Douvan was all the rage for Cheltenham after an emphatic success in the Grade Two sportinglife.com Moscow Flyer Novice Hurdle at Punchestown. Already(...)

Sprinter Sacre and  Barry Geraghty: claimed the 2013 Queen Mother Champion Chase in spectacular fashion. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Sprinter Sacre and Sire De Grugy are the headline acts in a record 33 entries for the Betway Queen Mother Champion Chase at Cheltenham on March 11th.L(...)