Barry Geraghty riding Ivanovich Gorbatov (right) clear the last to win The JCB Triumph Hurdle from Apple’s Jade  at Cheltenham. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Bryan Cooper has to settle for the runner-up spot behind the record-breaking Ruby Walsh in the jockeys’ championship but will hope for the number one(...)

 Paddy Brennan riding Cue Card clear of the last to win The Betfred Bowl Steeple Chase at Aintree earlier this month. Photograph :  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Originally billed as the festival’s potentially epic centrepiece, Punchestown’s Day Two feature now appears an ideal opportunity for Britain’s top ch(...)

David Mullins riding Brain Power in action at Punchestown. Photo: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Barry Geraghty admitted to having been “flattened” by the Noble Emperor controversy at the start of the month, and his subsequent successful appeal ag(...)

Ruby Walsh riding Limini (C, pink)  to win The Trull House Stud Mares’ Novices’ Hurdle Race during the 2016 Cheltenham Festival. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Confidence is high in the Willie Mullins camp that lightly raced mare Limini can prove up to defeating the boys on her first venture into Grade One co(...)

Annie Power is odds on favourite to win the Aintree Hurdle on Thursday. Photograph: Getty

Annie Power is expected to prove a tough nut to crack over what connections believe is her ideal trip as she bids to back up her Champion Hurdle succe(...)

No More Heroes, who has looked imperious in three starts in Ireland,  will be carrying the hopes of many Irish punters in the RSA Chase. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Even with a Limerick owner, a Cork trainer and a Meath jockey, More Of That will fly the home flag in a classic Anglo-Irish head-to-head against No M(...)

Ruby Walsh: “When I was going out over her ears, I could see her head was folding in under her. And when you see that, you only have one thought. ‘Oh God, don’t break your neck.’ Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

“A pal of mine sent me a text this morning saying, ‘I’m wishing you the worst day in bookmaking history.’ Which I thought was quite good.” – Willie M(...)

Boston Bob and Rugby Walsh won the At The Races Bobbyjo Chase at Fairyhouse. Photograph: Inpho

Boston Bob was the main beneficiary of the late fall of Mala Beach in the At The Races Bobbyjo Chase at Fairyhouse. The Gordon Elliott-trained Mala B(...)

Measureofmydreams completed a Grade Two double for the Willie Mullins string at Navan yesterday. Photograph: Donall Farmer/INPHO

Navan’s Sunday card contained much of jump racing’s winter narrative – small fields, odds-on favourites and another hat-trick for the dominant Willie (...)

File photo, dated November 2013, of Smashing Image: Inpho/Morgan Treacy

Smashing enhanced his Cheltenham Festival profile with a clean-cut victory in the Red Mills Chase at Gowran Park. Trained by Henry de Bromhead, the (...)