Gold Cup

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 Trainer Colin Tizzard  on plans for Cue Card:  “We will go to the Ascot Chase, then either the Ryanair or Gold Cup and then on to Aintree. Then I will have him as my hunter.”  Photograph:  Harry Trump/Getty Images

The Co Kilkenny based breeder Harry McCalmont takes over as senior steward of the Turf Club on New Year’s Day when racing’s integrity will be oversee(...)

Istabraq and Charlie Swan are led back after winning their third  Champion Hurdle in a row in 2000. Photograph: Healy Racing

At the festival, every race is its own whirlwind. A twister onto itself, whipping through Cheltenham in half an hour, just in time for the next one t(...)

A study of the Cheltenham national hunt festival by Gloucestershire University in the UK shows Irish people bought 57,375 tickets for the 2016 festival.

Irish racing fans spend more than €22 million at the annual Cheltenham national hunt festival, according to a new survey. A study of the four-day mee(...)

 Royal Caviar and Ruby Walsh fall at the last  when leading during  an eventful Frank Ward Solicitors Arkle Novice Steeplechase at Leopardstown.  Photograph: Patrick McCann

If Sunday began with Roger Federer defying preparatory convention in a stunning Australian Open success it wound up at Leopardstown with Faugheen an e(...)