Jeff Kidder ridden by Sean Flanagan on their way to winning the Champion Four Year Old Hurdle at Punchestown. Photograph: PA

Jeff Kidder sprang a 22-1 surprise for trainer Noel Meade as he lifted the Champion Four Year Old Hurdle, the final Grade One of this year’s Punchesto(...)

Sam Twiston-Davies on Clan Des Obeaux jumps ahead of Paul Townend on Al Boum Photo during the the Ladbrokes Punchestown Gold Cup. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

No crowds were at Punchestown to watch Clan Des Obeaux win Wednesday’s Ladbrokes Gold Cup but it’s a victory that reverberated loudly across the Irish(...)

Vanillier under jockey Mark Walsh on the way to winning the Albert Bartlett Novices’ Hurdle at Cheltenham. Photograph: Dan Abraham/Inpho

There would be no more popular winner at this week’s Punchestown festival should Jonathan Moore secure Grade One glory on Wednesday. The manner in wh(...)

Rachael Blackmore on Allaho comes home to win the Ryanair Chase at Cheltenham. Photograph: Francesca Altoft/Inpho

It feels gloomily apt that public footfall at Punchestown this week is restricted to HSE testing and vaccination centres. However, a year after being(...)

Paul Townend will be reunited with Monkfish at Punchestown. Photograph: Francesca Altoft/Inpho

Paul Townend has won his battle to be fit for this week’s Punchestown festival and is short odds to defeat Rachael Blackmore in the race to be champio(...)

 Rachael Blackmore celebrates  another highlight of a truly remarkable campaign by becoming the first woman to win the Grand National at Aintree. Photograph: David Davies/Jockey Club/PA

Rachael Blackmore headlining Saturday’s ‘Jumps Finale’ at Sandown would be an entirely apt curtain call to the British National Hunt season. Harry Sk(...)

 Willie Mullins:  “Punchestown is what we always look forward to.” Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

Willie Mullins is preparing to let stablemates Allaho and Chacun Pour Soi do battle for the William Hill Champion Chase at Punchestown. Allaho came o(...)

Rachel Blackmore: will continue her pursuit of the jockeys’ championship at the Punchestown festival.Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

A decision on whether or not champion jockey Paul Townend can ride at Punchestown next week will be left until as late as possible. Townend hurt his (...)

Rachael Blackmore guides Somptueux to victory at Fairyhouse. Photograph: Caroline Norris/Inpho

Grand National victor Rachael Blackmore was back among the winners at Fairyhouse on Tuesday as she steered Somptueux to glory for Henry de Bromhead. (...)

Willie Mullins and Rachael Blackmore pictured after Allaho’s Ryanair Chase victory. Photograph: David Davies/PA

The British Horseracing Authority have said that “the health of British jump racing is always on our radar” and that “work is well under way across se(...)

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