Ruby Walsh is almost unseated by Boston Bob after jumping the last but the partnership survived the scare to land the Bibby Financial Services Ireland Punchestown Gold Cup yesterday. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Any wavering karma believers need only look to Graham Wylie to have their faith restored after the top English owner enjoyed a sparkling Grade One dou(...)

Seabass, ridden by Katie Walsh, leads at the last before finishing third to Neptune Collonges in 2012, but will miss this year’s race because of ligament damage.

Seabass has been withdrawn from the Crabbie’s Grand National after suffering a serious injury at Down Royal on Monday. Trained by Ted Wal(...)

Lord Windermere, ridden by Davy Russell, beats On his Own, ridden by David Casey, to win the Cheltenham Gold Cup. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Cheltenham Gold Cup runner-up On His Own remains favourite in some betting lists for the Aintree Grand National but Wil(...)

Davy Russell: “It’s seventh heaven. It’s a lesson for anybody who gets knocked through your life or career; you keep your mouth shut and move on.” Photograph: David Davies/PA

Lord Windermere might not have won the best renewal of this feature event but never in the 90 year history of steeplechasing’s greatest prize h(...)

Trainer Willie Mullins: a Grand National winner in 2005 with Hedgehunter.  Photograph:  Brian Lawless/PA.

On His Own is among the ante-post market leaders to make it third time lucky in April’s Crabbie’s Aintree Grand National as Ir(...)

Cheltenham Gold Cup winner Bobs Worth heads a field of 14 remaining in the Lexus Chase at Leopardstown on Saturday week at the latest acceptance stage(...)

Trainer Noel Meade

Apache Stronghold may have to circle the wagons against the big guns in Sunday’s Grade One Navan feature but trainer Noel Meade is hopeful there is st(...)

Willie Mullins flourishes at Punchestown like nowhere else.

Considering Willie Mullins’s big-race reach now extends as far as Japan, there looks to be zero advantage in taking the champion trainer on in(...)