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(...)

McLoughlin had been pondering a tilt at the Coral Welsh Grand National at Chepstow

Co Meath-based trainer Dermot McLoughlin has elected to stay local with his star stayer Vics Canvass who will take his chance in this Saturday’s €190,(...)

Willie Mullins: will be hoping triple-bumper winner Lyrical Theatre can claim the mares’ maiden hurdle at Thurles. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Top cross-channel trainer Alan King believes two miles around Leopardstown’s left-handed track will be an ideal Christmas Grade One proposition for h(...)

 Trainer Gordon Elliott: won the Ladbroke in dramatic style with the 25-1 Cause Of Causes in 2012 while  last year Flaxen Flare ran an honourable third in the race. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

The in-form Gordon Elliott has an enviable record in this Saturday’s Ladbroke Hurdle at Ascot and could be doubly represented in the big weekend handi(...)

Ruby Walsh in action on Vautour at Cheltenham. “Mrs Susannah Ricci owns them all so it’s a decision that doesn’t have to be made until the last minute.” Photo: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Ruby Walsh will leave it as late as possible before making a decision on his St Stephen’s Day destination.Two of Willie Mullins’ stable stars, Champag(...)

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(...)

Annie Power ridden by Rugby Walsh comes home to win at Punchestown earlier this year.

Only two mares have won the Bar One Racing Hatton’s Grace Hurdle in its 20-year history. But Annie Power is set to be a major player in this Sunday(...)

 Road To Riches(front right) ridden by Paul Carberry in the Champion Chase at Down Royal.  Photograph: Jonathan Porter/Presseye/Inpho

Road To Riches put up a most impressive front-running performance to take the JNWine.com Champion Chase at Down Royal. Winner of the Galway Plate in t(...)

Boston Bob is 12-1 to break Willie Mullins’s frustration in Cheltenham Gold Cup. Photograph: Inpho

On cue the start of November brings both rain and the first Grade One of the National Hunt season so it’s hardly coincidental that Boston Bob looks t(...)

Trainer Mouse Morris: looks like allowing First Lieutenant a chance to score across the channel. Photograph: INPHO

Just one Irish trained horse has won Wetherby’s Charlie Hall Chase in the last thirty three years but First Lieutenant looks like getting the opportun(...)