Neil Mulholland will be looking for a new jockey for The Druids Nephew at Aintree due to Barry Geraghty’s recent injury.  Photo: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

JP McManus’s Cheltenham festival winner Cause Of Causes has a choice of upcoming Grand Nationals for his next start and a tilt at the Aintree spectacu(...)

Faugheen on the gallops at Willie Mullins’s  yard at Closesutton in  Bagenalstown, Co Carlow. Photograph:  Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Faugheen will lead Willie Mullins’s three-pronged assault on the Champion Hurdle on the opening day of the Cheltenham Festival next Tuesday after the (...)

Barry Connell: looking forward to Cheltenham this year following last year’s disappointments. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

Leopardstown’s €20,000 Ballsbridge Hurdle is small fry compared to Cheltenham’s upcoming delights but it could provide a timely boost today to both G(...)

Joackey Mark Walsh will miss Cheltenham after breaking an arm in a fall at Thurles. Photograph:  Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Mark Walsh’s title aspirations were dealt a hammer blow after the leading Irish jockey suffered a broken arm in a fall at Thurles.Walsh, who rides the(...)

Champagne Fever, ridden by Ruby Walsh, on the way to beating My Tent Or Yours ridden by Tony McCoy to win the William Hill Supreme Hurdle at Cheltenham in 2013. Photo: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

With just over three weeks to the start of Cheltenham 2015, this weekend’s trials are something of a last-chance saloon in terms of establishing firm (...)

Bryan Cooper looks to have made the right choice in Aminabad in the Listed Novice Hurdle. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Hidden Cyclone keeps knocking the Grade 1 crossbar but appears to have a first-rate chance of securing a first win in 16 months in Sunday’s Grade 2 P(...)

Willie Mullins: “Tell Us More has done nothing wrong in his two races to date, hopefully he’s open to plenty of improvement. The step up in trip and the ground will suit him.” Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Willie Mullins expects a step up in distance to bring about further improvement from Tell Us More as the exciting youngster spearheads a three-pronged(...)

Owega Star, seen here winning the Tara Hurdle in Navan two years ago, is versatile and can exploit clean round of jumping to the full. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

If ever a favourite’s name is fit for big-race success at Leopardstown it is Foxrock in the €190,000 Paddy Power Chase but Owega Star could yet gallop(...)

Gilgamboa impressed to win the Shannon Airport Novice Chase at Limerick. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Limerick report: A tilt at the Irish Arkle looks likely to be next on the agenda for Gilgamboa after Enda Bolger’s classy performer made it two from t(...)

Gilgamboa will be the principal focus of the McManus team’s attention at Limerick on Friday. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/INPHO

Gilgamboa skips a clash with Vautour at Leopardstown in favour of an appearance closer to home in Limerick’s €39,000 Grade Two St Stephen’s Day fea(...)