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 Harry Cobden riding Clan Des Obeaux - who has looked a more mature horse this season under patient tactics. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

2.10 WE HAVE A DREAM; CROOKS PEAK There are Millennium Prize Problems easier to solve than the County Hurdle and suggesting two of the 26-strong fie(...)

Jockey Richard Johnson with Native River after winning the Cheltenham Gold Cup at Prestbury Park last March. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Last year’s winner Native River is one of 43 entries for the Magners Cheltenham Gold Cup on March 15th. The nine-year-old came out on top in a terrif(...)

Paul Townend on Next Destination comes home to win the Novice Chase at Naas in January. Willie Mullins has a horse that in most years would boast an outstanding profile for Ballymore Novice Hurdle. Photograph: Inpho

Cheltenham is unique but close your eyes and theoretically the most eagerly-anticipated novice event of the week can be reduced to an everyday Irish (...)

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(...)

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(...)

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