“He’s (The Tullow Tank) come back well and the plan is to go for the Ryanair Gold Cup in Fairyhouse.”

The Tullow Tank is being prepared for next month’s Ryanair Gold Cup at Fairyhouse following a wasted journey to the Cheltenham Festival. The dual Grad(...)

Foxrock trainer Ted Walsh gave evidence in thefirst enquiry into the horses lack of shoes at Punchestown.

The Turf Club’s reopened enquiry into the running and riding of the Ted Walsh-trained Foxrock at Punchestown in December will now take place on April(...)

Jockey Adrian Heskin riding  Foxrock to victory in the BoyleSports Handicap Steeplechase at Leopardstown in January.   Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Grand National winning trainer and well-known RTÉ pundit Ted Walsh has said he will answer any questions The Turf Club want to ask him after the decis(...)

Tony McCoy returns after his last ride at Cheltenham. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

It’s probably just as well Willie Mullins didn’t win the Gold Cup as his dominance of the Cheltenham festival is starting to get embarrassing. When hi(...)

Abbyssial and Ruby Walsh after a crushing fall during last year’s JCB Triumph Hurdle. Photo: David Davies

Unlike the Ryanair, there isn’t an Irish blank on the Ladbrokes World Hurdle roll-of-honour but one winner in 20 years is hardly something to shout ab(...)

Champion amateur rider Patrick Mullins at his father’s training yard at Closutton, near Leighlinbridge. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

Since day one of Cheltenham 2015 revolves around one man to an extent unprecedented through the festival’s long history, the secret of Willie Mullins’(...)

Tony McCoy enters the parade ring aboard Carlingford Lough after winning the Hennessy Gold Cup at Leopardstown. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

You don’t ride over 4,300 winners without great timing but Tony McCoy’s punchline in securing a first ever Hennessy Gold Cup success on Carlingford Lo(...)

John Kiely: ‘It was a great finish and it was special to have AP – he gave him a peach of a ride. He’s a hell of a fellah – we’d have him again!’ Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Tony McCoy’s attempts to deflect attention to John Kiely after Carlingford Lough’s memorable Hennessy Gold Cup success were always doomed to failure (...)

The Graham Wylie owned On His Own is  joint-favourite with stablemate Boston Bob for the Hennessy Gold Cup, both  coming from  Willie Mullins’s yard. Photograph: James Crombie/INPHO

Willie Mullins has turned the Grade 1 screw on his opposition with a vengeance in the past month and the champion trainer’s hot-streak shows no sign o(...)

Jockey Brian Hughes celebrates onboard Katie T after winning the BoyleSports Hurdle. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Spirits were high at Leopardstown yesterday, not least after the BoyleSports Handicap Chase which was won by 6-1 chance Foxrock, almost making up for (...)