Tony McCoy has decided to enter dual-Cheltenham festival winner Alderwood in the Galway Plate. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho.

Jonathan Burke was only 11 when his father Liam trained the 2007 Galway Plate winner and the rising-star of the jockey’s room can complete a memorabl(...)

Ruby Walsh will partner Long Run for the first time in Sunday’s Grand Steeple-Chase de Paris at Auteuil as regular mount Sam Waley-Cohen is not allowed to ride in the race due to his amateur status. Photograph:   Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Ruby Walsh will partner Long Run for the first time in Sunday’s Grand Steeple-Chase de Paris at Auteuil.Sam Waley-Cohen, son of the owner Robert, has (...)

  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(...)

Yes Tom wins over hurdles at Fairyhouse last November and may bid for glory in Saturday’s Scottish Grand National at Ayr.

Co Antrim-based Stuart Crawford is keeping a close eye on top English trainer Paul Nicholls to see what he does w(...)

Ruby Walsh is surrounded by galloping horses and rolled on by Abbyssial after the Willie Mullins-trained four-year-old fell in the JCB Triumph Hurdle   at Cheltenham yesterday.

Cheltenham 2014 took a heavy toll on the sport’s top jockeys with Ruby Walsh and Daryl Jacob joining Bryan Co(...)

Barry Geraghty and Bobs Worth winning The Lexus Chase at Leopardstown over Christmas. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho.

He never wins spectacularly but back-to-back Betfred Gold Cup victories for Bobs Worth today will put a seal on t(...)

Barry Geraghty drives home  More Of That (right) to win  the Ladbrokes World Hurdle ahead of Annie Power and Ruby Walsh (left)  at Cheltenham. Photograph:  Andrew Redington/Getty Images

More Of That outstayed Annie Power up the famous Cheltenham hill to claim the Ladbrokes World Hurdle with Big Buck’s bac(...)

Runner up Elaine Waterworth, left, and winner Camilla Henderson, centre, of best dressed lady competition. Photograph: Joe Humphreys/ The Irish Times

Away from the racing, the Irish were making their presence felt in the best dressed ladies competition at Cheltenham yesterday. The winne(...)

Rule The World winning at Naas in January. His trainer, Mouse Morris, feels the gelding is back to his best and he’ll need to be if he’s to win today’s World Hurdle.

Sentiment will be all over Big Buck’s and his ‘drive-for-five’ in today’s Ladbrokes World Hurdle, while Cheltenham will be awash with Irish ent(...)

Ruby Walsh and Hurricane Fly on the gallops today in Cheltenham. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Ruby Walsh reports Hurricane Fly in fine shape after giving the dual Champion Hurdle winner a spin on the track ahead of Tuesday’s showpiece a(...)