Al Boum Photo ridden by Paul Townend: the nine-year-old enjoyed his usual preparation recently with a straightforward victory at Tramore. Photograph:  PA Wire

Dual winner Al Boum Photo heads 41 entries for this year’s Cheltenham Gold Cup. Willie Mullins’ nine-year-old enjoyed his usual preparation recently (...)

Minella Indo is set to line up at Wexford on Bank Holiday Monday. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

The rug will be taken off the first major Cheltenham Gold Cup contender to emerge this season when Minella Indo lines up at Wexford on Bank Holiday Mo(...)

Mark Walsh in action at Punchestown on Tuesday on board Early Doors. The jockey will ride the Gordon Elliott-trained Delta Work in the Cheltenham Gold Cup. Photograph:  Bryan Keane/Inpho

JP McManus’s jockey Mark Walsh will swap sides in next month’s Cheltenham Gold Cup after picking up the plum ‘Blue Riband’ ride on Delta Work for Mich(...)

Al Boum Photo provided Willie Mullins with a first win in the blue riband event last season by claiming the Cheltenham Gold Cup at Prestbury Park. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Previous winners Al Boum Photo, Native River and Sizing John are among 31 entries for the Magners Cheltenham Gold Cup on March 13th. Al Boum Photo pr(...)

Min and Paul Towenend (L) took the John Durkan Chase at Punchestown. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Min recorded back to back victories in Punchestown’s Grade One John Durkan Chase on Sunday and struggled once again for 100 per cent of the spotlight.(...)

Phoenix Of Spain and  Jamie Spencer winning  the  Irish 2,000 Guineas at the Curragh on May 25th. Photograph:   PA Wire

Leading jockey Robbie Power is set for a spell on the sidelines after sustaining a back injury in a fall at Ballinrobe last week. The Cheltenham Gold(...)

  Paul Townend on Al Boum Photo celebrates victory in the  Cheltenham Gold Cup  on March 15th, 2019.   Photograph: Michael Steele/Getty Images

Al Boum Photo returns to Punchestown for the first time since his notorious mishap at last year’s festival, and trends students are likely to feel the(...)

 Davy Russell riding Presenting Percy clear over the last to win The John Mulhern Galmoy Hurdle  at Gowran Park  in Kilkenny, Ireland. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

The Cheltenham Gold Cup favourite Presenting Percy has been tagged a ‘Scarlet Pimpernel’ type figure but his local Galway track is shortly set to see (...)

 Samcro, with Jack Kennedy, winning at   Leopardstown in February. He will return to action at Down Royal on Friday. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Confirmation that Samcro is being kept to hurdling this season provoked a flurry of future odds although one firm’s paltry 16-1 about Michael O’Leary’(...)

Jockey Derek O’Connor (right) is congratulated by Jack Kennedy after winning the Irish Gold Cup with Edwulf. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Top point-to-point rider Derek O’Connor will get the opportunity to secure Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup glory next week aboard the JP McManus star Edwul(...)

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