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Sizing John ridden by Robbie Power jumps ahead of Djakadam on the way to winning the Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

On the day it was confirmed Douvan faces a summer of recuperation from injury, Sizing John finally and definitively stepped out of the shadow of his f(...)

Tony McCoy looks on with his family as  a statue of himself is unveiled during Champion Day of the Cheltenham Festival at Cheltenham. Photograph: Harry Trump/Getty Images

Anthony McCoy was left “very honoured and flattered” as a statue was put up in his honour at Cheltenham. The bronze figure of the retired 20-times c(...)

Thistlecrack: The King George VI Chase winner won’t be featuring at Cheltenham due to a torn tendon and has been ruled out of action for the season by trainer Colin Tizzard. Photograph: Matthew Childs/Livepic/Reuters

Colin Tizzard has reiterated that Thistlecrack will not run in the Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup. The King George VI Chase winner was ruled out of the (...)

 Pallasator ridden by Andrea Atzeni wins the  Doncaster Cup last  September. Photograph:  Julian Herbert/Getty Images

Pallasator can take a starring role on day three of Royal Ascot by claiming the Gold Cup. Aidan O’Brien’s Order Of St George is a short price to bui(...)

Ruby Walsh riding Vautour clear the last to win Steeple Chase at Ascot last November. Photograph: Getty Images

Vautour will run in Thursday’s Ryanair Chase at the Cheltenham Festival rather than waiting for Friday’s Timico Gold Cup. Owner Rich Ricci has confi(...)

 Victoria Pendleton (front) falls from Pacha Du Polder during her first start under Rules at Fakenham. She rides again at Wincanton on Wednesday. Photograph: PA

Victoria Pendleton has expressed her gratitude for all the support she has received in her ‘Switching Saddles’ project as she gears up for another sta(...)

Trainer Willie Mullins with Annie Power on a stable visit to Closutton ahead of the Cheltenham Festival. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Despite mulling over the 60 individual small-picture details that surround the largest team of horses ever targeted at the Cheltenham festival, Willie(...)

Vautour, right, with Ruby Walsh up, and Ballycasey, with David Mullins aboard, go past the main stand. Photograph: Matt Browne

Willie Mullins maintained the election theme at Leopardstown on Sunday when two of his big hopes for an elusive Cheltenham Gold Cup victory, Vautour a(...)

Bryan Cooper on No More Heroes at Fairyhouse in November. The horse will get a run at Leopardstown tomorrow. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Willie Mullins and Gordon Elliott have 14 weekend runners between them, but with just over a fortnight out from the Cheltenham festival their primary(...)

Trainer Willie Mullins: “we’ll get them fit and the ones that stay stay, and the ones that don’t don’t”

Willie Mullins reports the preparation for his three main hopes for the Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup – Vautour, Djakadam and Don Poli – to be bang on sc(...)

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