Roi Des Francs is a prime fancy for the four-mile National Hunt Chase on Day One of Cheltenham next week but has also been installed as one of the ear(...)

Willie Mullins: plans a rare raid at Taunton today where Ruby Walsh will pilot Myska  in a mares novice hurdle

Punchestown officials are “very hopeful” of staging their traditional New Year’s Eve card despite predictions of up to 50mms of rain falling within 2(...)

Unlike in previous winters, Punchestown has had no ground frost this year, so tomorrow’s card is not expected to be disrupted, according  racing manager Richie Galway. Photograph: Donall Farmer/INPHO

Punchestown officials are confident tomorrow’s Boylesports Tied Cottage Chase meeting will go ahead despite a forecast of overnight temperatures low a(...)

Sizing Europe is set to make his fifth successive appearance in the Champion Chase tomorrow. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Ground conditions for the start of Punchestown tomorrow are on the slow side of good with officials at the Co Kildare t(...)

Punchestown will hold an inspection tomorrow morning.

A threat of overnight frost means officials at Punchestown will hold a precautionary inspection at 8am on Saturday morning ahead of racing that aftern(...)

Sprinter Sacre, with Sarah Shreeve up, right, and Long Run, with Helen Green up, during an early morning workout at the Punchestown all-weather area on Monday. Photograph: Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile

Nicky Henderson is happy for Sprinter Sacre to take his chance on testing ground in the Champion Chase at Punchestown on Tuesd(...)

 Sprinter Sacre has been named among 17 possibles for the Boylesports Chase at Punchestown. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

He is being described as potentially the greatest festival draw in three decades and hopes remain high at Punchestown that Sprinter Sacre will (...)

Barry Geraghty won his fifth Champion Chase on  Sprinter Sacre at Cheltenham. Photograph: Eddie keogh/Reuters

Sprinter Sacre confirmed his superstar status with a stunning victory in the Sportingbet Queen Mother Champion Chase at Cheltenham to give jock(...)