Trainer Aidan O’Brien inspects the course before the days racing during day four of the 2015 Royal Ascot Meeting. Photograph: Steve Parsons/PA Wire.

The return of terrestrial TV coverage is a boost to today’s Magners Ulster Derby card at Down Royal, where the top-weight Fields Of Athenry could mak(...)

The prizemoney for the Galway Hurdle has been boosted to €300,000.  Photograph: Inpho.

Prizemoney for the Guinness Galway Hurdle at the end of July has been boosted to €300,000, making it the richest National Hunt race ever run in Irelan(...)

Hurricane Fly and Jezki will renew their rivalry in the Ladbrokes World Series Hurdle at Punchestown on Thursday. Photograph: Getty

Hurricane Fly and Jezki will clash yet again but this time over three miles in the Ladbrokes World Series Hurdle at Punchestown on Thursday.The former(...)

Trainer Willie Mullins has taken Vautour out of Tuesday’s Champion Chase at Punchestown but may run the  Supreme Novices’ Hurdle hurdle winner later in the week at the festival. Photo: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Star novice Vautour will miss the Champion Chase at Punchestown after failing to sparkle in his final workout ahead of Tuesday’s feature event.Willie (...)

Paul Carberry winning at Naas on Wounded Warrior. Noel Meade’s six-year-old could make his first appearance over fences in a handicap at Fairyhouse. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Wounded Warrior has been left with top-weight after 45 horses were left in the Boylesports Irish Grand National at Fairyhouse on Easter Monday followi(...)

Grand Jesture has been installed as 10-1 joint favourite along with Gallant Oscar for the BoyleSports Irish Grand National at Fairyhouse on April 6th. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Grand Jesture and Gallant Oscar, second and third respectively behind The Druids Nephew at Cheltenham last week, have been installed as 10-1 joint-fav(...)

 Sizing Europe will have the support of the crowd as he lines out for his fifth Queen Mother Champion Chase today.  Photograph: Morgan Treacy/INPHO

Not even the job of keeping tabs on two runners in the Queen Mother Champion Chase is enough to stop Henry de Bromhead anticipating a torrent of em(...)

Ruby Walsh falls from Annie Power at the last when clear in The OLBG Mare’ Hurdle at Cheltenham. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Willie Mullins was widely expected to land all four Grade One events on the opening day of the Cheltenham Festival and while he completed the feat, it(...)

Supasundae wining at Ascot for Barry Geraghty in December. Johnny Burke takes up the ride  for the Weatherbys Champion Bumper at Cheltenham. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst

Supasundae is bred to win a classic on the flat so Henry De Bromhead is hoping that quality will come to the fore in Cheltenham’s sole contest on t(...)

Henry de Bromhead said that Sizing Europe is in good form and is being trained towards Cheltenham. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Sizing Europe could yet extend his remarkable Cheltenham record even further with trainer Henry De Bromhead planning to make a late call on whether or(...)