Coral Cup

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For the second day of Cheltenham guest tipster Tony Keenan recommends  betting on Tin Soldier, Sir Valentino and Auvergnat

2:50 – Tin Soldier Apparent plot horses tend to be overbet in the festival handicaps, the whiff of conspiracy often exciting punters more than soli(...)

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(...)

Robert Power celebrates with with trainer Charles O’Brien and his daughter Natalie after winning the The Coral.ie Hurdle on Henry Higgins  at Leopardstown. Photograph: Pat Healy/PA

Robbie Power is no Eliza Doolittle, but he got the equine Henry Higgins moving his “bloomin’ arse” to devastating effect at Leopardstown on Sunday an(...)

  Kalkir returns to action at Leopardstown on Sunday after a ten months absence. Photo:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Kalkir hasn’t run in ten months but bookmakers clearly believe him capable of providing Willie Mullins with a fourth success in the newly-titled Cora(...)

The Lexus Steeplechase Trainer Willie Mullins after winning with Don Poli. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Don Poli finally broke Willie Mullins’ hoodoo in the Lexus Chase at Leopardstown. Despite his domination of Irish National Hunt racing, Mullins had(...)

Windsor Park ridden by Davy Russell on their way to victory in the Neptune Investment Management Novices’ Hurdle. Photograph: David Davies/PA Wire.

It’s a game where every prediction comes with a ‘touch-wood’ nod to fate but Don Poli’s RSA triumph at Cheltenham was stamped with so much future Gold(...)

Don Poli will carry the hopes of Gigginstown in the RSA Chase at Cheltenham. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary’s call that Don Poli should take up today’s RSA option can pay off in style.Already described as a potential Gold Cup co(...)

Jockey Mark Walsh on board Kitten Rock clears the last hurdle ahead of  Glens Melody (David Casey) at Naas in January. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Jezki proved in 2014 the potent Champion Hurdle threat a JP McManus ‘second-string’ can be and Kitten Rock is set to fill that role at Cheltenham nex(...)

Trainer Oliver Brady with  Ebadiyan. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Horse Racing Ireland’s chief executive Brian Kavanagh has described Oliver Brady as a “favourite with all racegoers” after the death was announced of(...)

 Oliver Brady celebrating his third place with Baron de Feypo in the Coral Cup at Cheltenham. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/Irish Times

The death has taken place of racehorse trainer and businessman Oliver Brady. The county Monaghan handler, who was one of racing’s most flamboyant cha(...)

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