Paul Townend: has an enviable collection of rides, including Twinlight, at Cork. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Tony McCoy won’t have to tackle his old friend and rival Ruby Walsh at Cork’s triple-Graded race card on Sunday but Paul Townend still looks like bei(...)

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(...)

Jessica Harrington, Kate Harrington and Robbie Power with two of the yard’s star performers Jetson and Jezki. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Visiting a racing yard can have multiple benefits, not least of which is a reminder that a racehorse is a living, breathing individual, preoccupied mo(...)

Leighton Aspell riding Many Clouds (right) clear at the last to win The Hennessy Gold Cup from Houblon Des Obeaux () at Newbury. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Many Clouds outstayed his rivals to give trainer Oliver Sherwood a second victory in the Hennessy Gold Cup at Newbury.Sherwood scored with Arctic Call(...)

Barry Geraghty aboard Jezki holding off My Tent Or Yours ridden by AP McCoy to win The Stan James Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/INPHO

Mark Walsh has been lined up to ride Jezki in Sunday’s StanJames.com Morgiana Hurdle at Punchestown in the event Barry Geraghty is unavailable.With ow(...)

Barry Geraghty and Jezki after winning the 2014 Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham in March. Photograph: Inpho

Nicky Henderson’s plans for this weekend’s Cheltenham fixture look like proving crucial to whether Barry Geraghty will be reunited with his Champion (...)

 Tony McCoy shows his discomfort after riding his 150th winner at  Wetherby on Wednesday. A shoulder injury means he will miss the two-day meeting at Cheltenham this weekend. Photograph: John Giles/PA

Tony McCoy will miss the two-day meeting at Cheltenham this weekend after he sustained a recurrence of a shoulder injury at Wetherby on Wednesday.The(...)

Katie Walsh was in form at Listowel aboard Your Busy. Photograph: Inpho.
Your Busy lands Kerry double
  • Racing
  • September 17, 2014, 21:24

Your Busy landed a famous National double by adding the Guinness Kerry National at Listowel to his Killarney National success in May.James Nash’s rese(...)

Jockey Barry Geraghty onboard Jacksonslady, on his way to winning The Latin Quarter Steeplechase at the 2014 the Galway Racing Festival, Ballybrit. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Barry Geraghty has memorably worked the big-race oracle for JP McManus already in 2014 and the jockey could pull off a similar feat on Jacksonslady in(...)

AP McCoy: capable of making the difference in bringing Shutter Island home a winner. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Shutter Island’s failure to exploit a seemingly favourable flat-handicap mark during the summer makes him a somewhat enigmatic individual but with fi(...)