Davy Russell riding Presenting Percy at Cheltenham last year. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

On day four of the Cheltenham festival the Gold Cup is without doubt the big draw. The entire festival, and jump racing’s, blue riband event is over t(...)

Sizing John: Jessica Harrington’s Gold Cup hero may have a pre-festival workout at Leopardstown on Friday.  Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Irish racing is set to resume after the recent cold snap with Thurles on Thursday described as “good to go” while the following day at Leopardstown c(...)

Jessica Harrington watches as Our Duke passes by during the media visit to her Commonstown Stables in Moone. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

Jessica Harrington’s father was a British Army Brigadier so it’s no surprise command comes easy to her and she wasted little time exerting her author(...)

Dublin-born Lisa O’Neill won the Kerry National aboard Wrath of Titans

County Dublin-born rider Lisa O’Neill has already landed this season’s Kerry National for Gordon Elliott aboard Wrath Of Titans and could be entruste(...)

Follow all of the Cheltenham  action live with Malachy Clerkin today from 12.30pm. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Day one of the 2016 Cheltenham festival is finally upon us - so don’t miss out on any of the action, wherever you are. To help you out in that regar(...)

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(...)

Accident waiting to happen? Victoria Pendleton (in red cap), riding Pacha Du Polder, is unseated during the Foxhunters’ Steeplechase at Fakenham on February 19th. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

There can be little more symptomatic of racing’s insecurity than the continuing attempts to sell the upcoming Cheltenham Festival through the retired (...)