Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II with her horse Estimate in the winner’s enclosure after it wins the Gold Cup at Royal Ascot last year. Photograph: AFP Photo.

Queen Elizabeth’s 2013 Ascot Gold Cup heroine Estimate has tested positive for morphine, Buckingham Palace announced yesterday.Michael Stoute’s five-y(...)

Racehorse trainer Philip Fenton arrives at Carrick-on-Suir District Court in Co Tipperary. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Part of the prosecution’s case against trainer Philip Fenton, who stands accused of possession of unlicensed animal remedies, is that he “accepts” he(...)

Jockey Joseph O’Brien (left) and trainer Aidan O’Brien with the Derby trophy after their victory with Australia in the Investec Derby at Epsom Downs Racecourse. Photograph:   David Davies/PA Wire.

Australia has been given a performance rating of 123 by the British Horseracing Authority following his brilliant victory in the Investec Derby at Ep(...)

Spring Heeled (Robbie McNamara) makes all in last week’s Fulke Walwyn Kim Muir Handicap Chase at Cheltenham.

The case of leading trainer Philip Fenton for alleged possession of steroids is due to be heard in court today. The 49-year-old is facing eight(...)

First Lieutenant (centre) finishes second, beaten a length and a half, to Bobs Worth (left) in the Lexus Chase and could renew rivalry in the Gold Cup on Friday week.

It is 40 years since Mouse Morris first tasted Cheltenham success but the trainer who has rarely if ever made a wrong festival move admits he i(...)

Hennessy Gold Cup winner Last Instalment with his trainer Philip Fenton.

BRIAN O’CONNOR A decision on whether or not the British Horseracing Authority will permit trainer Philip Fenton to run his Cheltenham (...)

Trainer Philip Fenton at Clonmel Racecourse. Photograph:   Niall Carson/PA Wire

The British Horseracing Authority (BHA)has confirmed that officials visited Philip Fenton’s stables in Ireland yesterday to carry out tests on(...)

Trainer Philip Fenton

Uncertainty over whether or not Philip Fenton will be allowed run horses at Cheltenham could continue to the (...)

Hennessy Gold Cup winning-owner Michael O’Leary, jockey Brian O’Connell and trainer Philip Fenton celebrate Last Instalment’s success this month at Leopardstown. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Gigginstown Stud owner Michael O’Leary has reiterated that Last Instalment is on course to run in the Cheltenham Gold Cup. (...)

Last Instalment, ridden by Brian O’Connell, comes home to win the 2014 Hennessy Gold Cup at Leopardstown. Photograph: Inpho

Last Instalment took another step closer to participation in the Cheltenham Gold Cup yesterday with the news that his owners would accede to an(...)