Jockey Ben Dalton aboard Liberty Counsel (left) on his way to winning the Irish Grand National last year leaves jockey Paul Townend on Away We Go in his wake. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

It’s being billed as the “Race of the People” but Willie Mullins hopes he will be able to break the little-guy streak in Easter Monday’s €250,000 B(...)

 Jockey Sam Waley Cohen and Long Run. The 2011 Gold Cup winner  has been given a rating over a stone and a half lower than his career peak. He’s not as good as he was – but he surely hasn’t regressed that much. Photo: Nick Potts/PA

It’s almost 40 years since a Cheltenham Gold Cup winner won the Grand National and it is a very different Grand National now to when L’Escargot fam(...)

 Tidal Bay, with Ruby Walsh on board, clears the last to win The John Smith’s Hurdle Race at Wetherby in 2012. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Tidal Bay has been allotted top weight of 11st 10lb for the Crabbie’s Grand National at Aintree on April 5th. The Paul Nicholls-trained 1(...)

Trainer Mouse Morris

It was a case of so near but so far for First Lieutenant in last year’s Lexus Chase but the Grade One winning star is set for another crack at next we(...)

Cheltenham Gold Cup winner Bobs Worth heads a field of 14 remaining in the Lexus Chase at Leopardstown on Saturday week at the latest acceptance stage(...)

Trainer Jim Culloty: Hoping for dual success with Lord Windermere and Vaxalco totay. Photo: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Trainer Jim Culloty and owner Dr Ronan Lambe face a hectic ten minutes come 3.00 today with Lord Windermere a major fancy to give Ireland a first Henn(...)

Fresh from topping the Cheltenham festival table, Willie Mullins's focus has switched to two Grand National prizes within six days and understa(...)