Sprinter Sacre ridden by jockey Nico de Boinville on the way to winning the Betway Queen Mother Champion Chase during Ladies Day of the 2016 Cheltenham Festival. Photograph: David Davies/PA

That jump-racing’s self-consciously tough face fronts a vast amount of sentiment has rarely been more apparent than following Sprinter Sacre’s tumultu(...)

Nico de Boinville celebrates on board Sprinter Sacre after winning the Betway Queen Mother Champion Chase on Ladies Day of the Cheltenham Festival at Cheltenham Racecourse. Photograph: Reuters

Sprinter Sacre raised the roof by regaining his crown in the Betway Queen Mother Champion Chase at Cheltenham. Invincible when imperious in this rac(...)

Trainer Nicky Henderson stands with Sprinter Sacre. Photograph: PA

Nicky Henderson is planning to give Sprinter Sacre one more piece of serious work at home after deciding against taking him to Kempton for a racecours(...)

Sprinter Sacre is to head straight for Cheltenham. Photograph: Getty

Sprinter Sacre is set to head straight for the Cheltenham Festival after being all but ruled out of the Sodexo Clarence House Chase at Ascot later thi(...)

Henry de Bromhead said that Sizing Europe is in good form and is being trained towards Cheltenham. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Sizing Europe could yet extend his remarkable Cheltenham record even further with trainer Henry De Bromhead planning to make a late call on whether or(...)

  Noel Fehily riding Dodging Bullets (right)  wins The Sodexo Clarence House Steeple Chase from Sprinter Sacre and Barry Geraghty (left) at Ascot. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Star steeplechaser Sprinter Sacre was beaten by Dodging Bullets on his comeback race at Ascot, but still emerged from the race with credit.Sent off t(...)

Sprinter Sacre ridden by Barry Geraghty after pulling up during the williamhill.com Desert Orchid Steeple Chase during day two of the William Hill Winter Festival at Kempton Park.

Nicky Henderson has confirmed Sprinter Sacre is suffering from an irregular heartbeat after his star two-miler underwent tests in Newmarket on Saturda(...)

Flemenstar will seek to defend his Fortria Chase crown at Navan tomorrow. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho.

It takes a lot to switch the spotlight from Tony McCoy just now but Flemenstar’s return to action at Navan tomorrow might manage it.On the back of own(...)

Willie Mullins flourishes at Punchestown like nowhere else.

Considering Willie Mullins’s big-race reach now extends as far as Japan, there looks to be zero advantage in taking the champion trainer on in(...)