Apple’s Jade (left) leading  home Vroum Vroum Mag  to win the Hatton’s Grace at Fairyhouse in December 2106. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Top-class mare Vroum Vroum Mag will miss next week’s Cheltenham Festival and has been retired from racing. The Rich and Susannah Ricci-owned nine-yea(...)

Ruby Walsh rides  Limini  to win The Trull House Stud Mares’ Novices’ Hurdle Race at Cheltenham last year. Photograph: Getty

Connections of Limini pointed to it having been a “big ask” to pitch her into the Stan James Champion Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival after the mare(...)

Annie Power, ridden by Ruby Walsh,  on the  way to winning the Mares Champion Hurdle at Punchestown last May. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Rich Ricci rates Annie Power his best chance of a winner at next week’s Cheltenham Festival after confirming the OLBG Mares’ Hurdle would “more than l(...)