Don Cossack will be bidding to cement his Cheltenham Gold Cup credentials with victory at Down Royal on Saturday. Photograph:Donall Farmer/Inpho

Michael O’Leary’s Gigginstown Stud looks set to fly the flag for the home team in Saturday’s first Grade One of the National Hunt season at Down Roya(...)

 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(...)

Sprinter Sacre will  Saturday’s BetVictor Tingle Creek Chase at Sandown. Photograph: Julien Behal/PA Wire

Sandown’s loss could be Ascot’s gain after Nicky Henderson was forced to rule Sprinter Sacre out of the BetVictor Tingle Creek Chase at Sandown on Sa(...)