Ruby Walsh will not be riding off into the sunset yet

Interview: Legendary jockey’s appetite to compete on the biggest days is as keen as ever

Ruby Walsh: 'This is what I do, this is what I’m able to do and what I like doing. I’ll do it as long as I can get away with it.' Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Ruby Walsh: 'This is what I do, this is what I’m able to do and what I like doing. I’ll do it as long as I can get away with it.' Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Ruby Walsh is just fine, thanks for asking.

You could be forgiven for imagining that this might not necessarily be the case since we are here in the short-light days of winter and he is nowhere to be seen in the jockeys’ championship.

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