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(...)

 Aintree Racecourse on the opening day of the Crabbie’s Grand National 2014. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

County Kildare trainer Peter Maher feels he has Big Shu in the shape of his life ahead of Saturday’s first £1 million Crabbies’ Grand National (...)

Barry Geraghty riding Jezki (left) win the Champion Hurdle from My Tent Or Yours and Tony McCoy. Photograph:Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Jezki got the better of My Tent Or Yours to claim victory in th Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham. Jessica Harrington’s charge travelled pow(...)

Last Instalment’s trainer Philip Fenton. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Last Instalment and First Lieutenant will both be declared for Friday’s Cheltenham Gold Cup, according to Gigginstown House Stud’s racing manag(...)

Jan Faltejsek riding Knockara Beau (right) clear the last to win The Cleeve Hurdle with Big Bucks and Sam Twiston-Davies (left) finishing third at Cheltenham. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Big Buck’s lost his unbeaten run over hurdles when he was relegated into a narrow third by shock winner Knockara Beau and At Fishers Cross in the Clee(...)

Barry Geraghty riding Oscar Whisky clear the last to win The Cheltenham Pony Club Novices’ Steeple Chase. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Oscar Whisky strengthened his claims for what will probably be a tilt at the Jewson Novices’ Chase at the Cheltenham Festival with a clear-cut defeat (...)

Noel Fehily riding Silviniaco Conti (right) clear the last on the way to winning the  the William Hill King George VI Steeple Chase from Cue Card  at Kempton Park. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Silviniaco Conti gave trainer Paul Nicholls an eighth triumph in the William Hill King George VI Chase when outstaying Cue Card in the Christmas showp(...)

Tony McCoy on Captain Cutter before winning the Weatherbys Bank Foreign Exchange ‘National Hunt’ Novices’ Hurdle  at Kempton yesterday.

Two winners at Kempton yesterday took Tony McCoy to 3,998 for his career and he will go to Exeter today for three rides and a serious chance of reachi(...)

Horses jump The Chair during the John Smith's Topham Chase. Photograph: Nigel Roddis/Reuters

Little Josh became the second horse to die at this year’s Grand National meeting after falling in the Topham Chase, which is run over the (...)