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Paul Townend guiding Laurina to victory in last year’s mares’ novice hurldle at Cheltenham. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Just four mares have ever won the Unibet Champion Hurdle. Many feel the 2019 renewal boils down to whether or not Apple’s Jade or Laurina becomes numb(...)

 The Willie Mullins-trained Benie Des Dieux leading  horses on the all-weather gallop in the centre of  Cheltenham racecourse. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Willie Mullins actually has a reduced Cheltenham team this week – something that might seem very unlikely indeed by the end of day one of the 2019 fes(...)

The Bulmers cider maker C&C is backing this week’s Cheltenham Gold Cup. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/ Getty Images)

UK fund manager Artemis Investment Management has accumulated a stake of more than 3 per cent in C&C for the first time in more than a decade, as (...)

John McConnell at Rock View Stables with Hannon, who is running at  Cheltenham. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Camilla Sharples says she is not nervous, just “really excited”. As “travelling head lass” for trainer Gordon Elliott, she was on the first of his hor(...)

Davy Russell: most people’s favourite for leading jockey prize. Photograph: Inpho/Ryan Byrne

Michael Duignan All-Ireland winner and hurling pundit Michael Duignan What wins the Champion Hurdle? Buveur D’Air has been treated wi(...)

Ted Walsh: “There’s no such thing as us against them. It’s my horse against the others, and where they come from or go home to doesn’t enter into it.” Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

At the 1989 Cheltenham festival, the Irish knew their fate early on the first day. For the previous two years, Tommy Carmody had ridden Galmoy to win (...)

C&C  said its core Scottish and Irish-branded businesses, including Bulmers cider, which is known as Magners in the UK,  enjoyed positive trading momentum

A better than expected performance from drinks distributor Matthew Clark will boost earnings and limit liabilities at Bulmers Cider maker C&C. (...)

 Davy Russell guiding Presenting Percy to victory in the Galmoy Hurdle at Gowran last month. It was the horse’s  sole racecourse appearance since winning last year’s RSA at Cheltenham. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty

The owner of Cheltenham Gold Cup favourite Presenting Percy insists he has no concerns about the horse lining up in steeplechasing’s Blue Riband with(...)

Gordon Elliott gives instructions to jockeys during the stable visit to his yard at Cullentra House. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

As the superstar mare Apple’s Jade cantered ahead of a long line of 42 stable companions on Tuesday morning her trainer Gordon Elliott was asked if al(...)

Davy Russell onboard Presenting Percy comes home to win the Galmoy Hurdle at Gowran Park in January. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Presenting Percy is set to line up at Gowran this Saturday, and the Cheltenham Gold Cup favourite doesn’t look like scaring off some strong opposition(...)

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