Dodging Bullets ridden by Sam Twiston-Davies  races clear to win the Betway Queen Mother Champion Chase. Photograph: Nick Potts/PA Wire.

As Cheltenham gestures go, a 1,429/1 Day Two hat-trick highlighted by Dodging Bullets’ Queen Mother Champion Chase was a particularly defiant one by B(...)

Windsor Park ridden by Davy Russell on their way to victory in the Neptune Investment Management Novices’ Hurdle. Photograph: David Davies/PA Wire.

It’s a game where every prediction comes with a ‘touch-wood’ nod to fate but Don Poli’s RSA triumph at Cheltenham was stamped with so much future Gold(...)

 Daryl Jacob riding Gitane Du Berlais  to victory in The Betfred TV Scilly Isles Novices’ Steeple Chase at Sandown. (Photo by Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images)

Fairyhouse Morning Run improved her 100 per cent record over the smaller obstacles to three when making most of the running in the Solerina Mares Nov(...)

Splash of Ginge, ridden by Jamie Bargary, on the way to victory in the BetBright Best for Festival Betting Handicap Chase at Cheltenham.  Photograph: David Davies/PA

Jamie Bargary proved an able last-minute deputy as he drove Splash Of Ginge to victory in the BetBright Best For Festival Betting Handicap Chase at Ch(...)

Emperor’s Choice with Aidan Coleman (centre) and trainer Venetia Williams (left) after their victory in the Coral Welsh Grand National  at Chepstow Racecourse. Photograph: David Davies/PA Wire

Emperor’s Choice showed endless stamina to deny Benvolio and Glenquest in a thrilling finish to the Coral Welsh Grand National at Chepstow. The Venet(...)

 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(...)

The New One riden by jockey Sam Twiston-Davies (R) jumps the final hurdle with Vaniteux riden by Barry Geraghty to win the StanJames.com International Hurdle Race at Cheltenham (Photo by Christopher Lee/Getty Images)

Rock On Ruby returned to winning ways in the Grade Two Osborne House Relkeel Hurdle over an extended two and a half miles.The 2012 champion hurdler a(...)

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(...)

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(...)

  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(...)