Paul Carberry winning at Naas on Wounded Warrior. Noel Meade’s six-year-old could make his first appearance over fences in a handicap at Fairyhouse. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Wounded Warrior has been left with top-weight after 45 horses were left in the Boylesports Irish Grand National at Fairyhouse on Easter Monday followi(...)

Ruby Walsh riding Vautour clear the second last to win The JLT Novices’ Steeple Chase at Cheltenham in March. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Fairyhouse’s Easter Sunday highlight may be known as the Ryanair Gold Cup for the first time but officials are keeping their fingers crossed the race(...)

Barry Geraghty won last year’s Boylesports Irish Grand National on Shutthefrontdoor. Photograph: Colm Mahady/Fennells

 Far from the dash and colour of the race itself the complexion of Easter Monday’s Boylesports Irish Grand National will also be shaped by Tote comput(...)

Willie Mullins will enter Faugheen in the Aintree Hurdle. Photograph: Reuters

Willie Mullins has raised the possibility of running two of his stable stars in the Doom Bar Aintree Hurdle on Thursday week.Ireland’s champion traine(...)

Grand Jesture has been installed as 10-1 joint favourite along with Gallant Oscar for the BoyleSports Irish Grand National at Fairyhouse on April 6th. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Grand Jesture and Gallant Oscar, second and third respectively behind The Druids Nephew at Cheltenham last week, have been installed as 10-1 joint-fav(...)

Paul Townend kept up his winning momentum with four victories at Navan. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/INPHO

Limerick: Willie Mullins will consider options at Fairyhouse and Punchestown for Vroum Vroum Mag after the mare oozed class in the Irish Stallion Farm(...)

Hurricane Fly and Paul Townsend with trainer Willie Mullins at Cheltenham last week. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/INPHO

Willie Mullins has long suspected the French Champion Hurdle could be a perfect fit for Hurricane Fly, so a return to Paris in June with the veteran (...)

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(...)

Jim Dreaper: the Co Dublin trainer’s National record over the decades includes the sole Irish trained winner of a Welsh Grand National – Notre Pere – and four in his local Fairyhouse version. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Forty years after Ten Up’s famous Gold Cup success, Jim Dreaper skipped the delights of Cheltenham and instead now sets his big race sights on Uttoxe(...)

Trainer Willie Mullins shares a joke with jockey Luke Dempsey after   Killultagh Vic’s victory in the   Conditional Jockeys Hurdle  on the final day of the Cheltenham Festival. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

illie Mullins has rewritten the Cheltenham Festival record books after a 207-1 final day double brought his tally for the week to eight winners, su(...)