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Adam Wedge riding Lisnagar Oscar celebrates winning the Paddy Power Stayers’ Hurdle. Photograph: Getty Images

Gordon Elliott could be in line for a record Cheltenham festival tally after bringing his haul for the week to six with a day three hat-trick. The 54(...)

Samcro ridden by Davy Russell alongside Melon during the Marsh Novices’ Chase at Cheltenham. Photograph: Dan Mullan/Getty Images

Samcro edged out Melon — and Faugheen — in a thrilling race for the Marsh Novices’ Chase at Cheltenham. The 2018 Ballymore Novices’ Hurdle winner has(...)

There was a crowd of 56,943 at Cheltenham on Wednesday. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

A crowd of 56,943 at Cheltenham on Wednesday was down on last year’s record day two attendance of 59,209 with the Coronavirus threat again appearing t(...)

Jonathon Plouganou on-board Easysland comes home to win ahead of Tiger Roll. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Not many horses can leave a trainer feeling deflated after saddling a Cheltenham double that includes the best young prospect in the sport but Gordon (...)

Honeysuckle and Rachael Blackmore following victory in the Close Brothers Mares’ Hurdle. Photograph: Tim Goode/PA Wire.

Having been a poster-act on the run up to Cheltenham the partnership of Honeysuckle and Rachael Blackmore delivered their lines with aplomb on Tuesday(...)

The 2020 Cheltenham Festival gets underway on Tuesday afternoon. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Tens of thousands of people are flocking to day one of the Cheltenham festival as organisers oversee a raft of special measures to try to keep visitor(...)

 Rachael Blackmore returns after riding Honeysuckle to win the  Irish Champion Hurdle during the Dublin Racing Festival at Leopardstown in February. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

It’s often the pioneer’s lot to be defined by the mould they’ve broken. Rachael Blackmore doesn’t like being called a female jockey. She sees herself (...)

Hands across the water: Taoiseach Leo Varadkar meets US president Donald Trump in the Oval Office of the White House, Thursday. Photograph: Reuters/Jim Young

The one-man brand and US president, Donald Trump, considers himself to be one of the world’s truly great marketers. He has a point. Think of all the n(...)

A view of the field as it enters the home straight in the Randox Health County Handicap Hurdle at the 2018 Cheltenham Festival. Photograph: Michael Steele/Getty Images

Course officials at Cheltenham are taking the highly unusual step of moving a fence to reduce risks for horses and jockeys at the Festival meeting nex(...)

The Cheltenham festival winning trainer Pat Kelly has expressed disappointment with the outcome of a Referrals Committee hearing which saw him fined €(...)

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