Arctic Fire ridden by Ruby Walsh falls at the last to allow Jezki, with Tony McCoy on board, to win the Doom Bar Aintree Hurdle at a canter. Photograph: Alex Livesey/Getty Images

Tony McCoy may now be less than 48 hours away from retirement, but there was no easing off here, no lessening of the intensity that has hallmarked hi(...)

Ruby Walsh riding Vautour clear the second last to win The JLT Novices’ Steeple Chase at Cheltenham in March. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Fairyhouse’s Easter Sunday highlight may be known as the Ryanair Gold Cup for the first time but officials are keeping their fingers crossed the race(...)

Jockey Noel Fehily will ride  Zarkandar in the Ladbrokes World Hurdle. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Noel Fehily has confirmed that his Ladbrokes World Hurdle ride will be Zarkandar rather than the horse he has won a Champion Hurdle on, Rock On Ruby.F(...)

Nicky Henderson: “I think he’s very exciting. Let’s see what Mr (Willie) Mullins brings over for the Supreme because I suspect that’s what we’ve got to beat.” Photo: Steve Parsons/PA.

L’Ami Serge laid down a sizeable Supreme Novices’ Hurdle marker as he breezed to Grade One glory in the 32Red Tolworth Hurdle at Sandown on Saturda(...)

Splash of Ginge, ridden by Jamie Bargary, on the way to victory in the BetBright Best for Festival Betting Handicap Chase at Cheltenham.  Photograph: David Davies/PA

Jamie Bargary proved an able last-minute deputy as he drove Splash Of Ginge to victory in the BetBright Best For Festival Betting Handicap Chase at Ch(...)

Noel Fehily rode Silviniaco Conti  to victory in the William Hill King George VI  at Kempton. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Noel Fehily kept it simple as Silviniaco Conti repeated his win of 12 months ago in the William Hill King George VI Chase at Kempton.Despite being cha(...)

 Noel Fehily celebrates his victory on   Silviniaco Conti in last year’s King George VI Steeple Chase at Kempton Park. Photo:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Irish jockey Noel Fehily is in confident mood as Silviniaco Conti prepares to defend his crown in the William Hill King George VI Chase at Kempton. Th(...)

The New One riden by jockey Sam Twiston-Davies (R) jumps the final hurdle with Vaniteux riden by Barry Geraghty to win the StanJames.com International Hurdle Race at Cheltenham (Photo by Christopher Lee/Getty Images)

Rock On Ruby returned to winning ways in the Grade Two Osborne House Relkeel Hurdle over an extended two and a half miles.The 2012 champion hurdler a(...)

The British hunt season is well under way and continues at Sandown on Saturday.

Balder Succes will face nine rivals when he bids to justify favouritism in the Tingle Creek Chase at Sandown on Saturday.With star two-milers Sprinter(...)

  Sam Twiston-Davies is to ride as number one jockey to Paul Nicholls next season, the British champion trainer has announced. Photograph:  David Davies/PA

Sam Twiston-Davies is to replace Daryl Jacob as stable jockey to champion British trainer Paul Nicholls next season. Nicholls said there(...)