Jessica Harrington: It’s only an age [70]. Touchwood I feel great, my arm is mended, Punchestown’s next week and there’s plenty to be getting on with.” Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Inside a matter of weeks Jessica Harrington has won both the Cheltenham Gold Cup and the Irish Grand National. She’s had another result too in that sh(...)

In pole for Punchestown: Apple’s Jade is being aimed at the three-miler or the mares’ race. Photograph:   Brian Lawless/PA

Cheltenham heroine Apple’s Jade is set to spearhead a formidable team for Gigginstown House Stud at next week’s Punchestown Festival. The Gordon Elli(...)

Trainer Willie Mullins celebrates after Paul Townend wins on Penhill at Cheltenham. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Annie Power is set to make her eagerly-awaited reappearance at the Punchestown Festival after over a year off the track. The brilliant mare was last (...)

Luke Comer: refused permission for officials from the regulatory body to inspect his stables in Kilternan last month. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/Irish Times

The high profile property developer Luke Comer has been given a suspended six month suspension of his licence to train racehorses, and fined €10,000 (...)

Ruby Walsh won the Grand National as a 20-year-old on Papillon in 2000. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Luck is vital in the Grand National but few jockeys have ever had more of a knack for ensuring their own big-race good fortune than Ruby Walsh who can(...)

On The Fringe, with Nina Carberry on board, on their way to winning the St James’s Place Foxhunter Steeple Chase Challenge Cup at Cheltenham last year. Photograph: Getty Images.

On The Fringe may now be at the veteran stage but hunter-chasing’s superstar performer seems as good as ever to trainer Enda Bolger and he will start (...)

Jockey Mark Walsh on board Jezki at the Punchestown Festival. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

With her new star Sizing John confirmed as a contender for the Cheltenham Gold Cup, Jessica Harrington’s focus switches to her stalwart performer Jezk(...)

Willie Mullins with Annie Power at his Co Carlow stables last February. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Annie Power, who has played a central role at the last three Cheltenham Festivals both in victory and defeat, will miss this year’s meeting and may no(...)

Jezki, ridden by Barry Geraghty, en route to Champion Hurdle success at Cheltenham in 2014.  Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Jezki is set to make his long-awaited return to action at Navan on January 21st. Jessica Harrington’s 2014 Champion Hurdle hero has not been seen in (...)

Jezki ridden by Barry Geraghty on the way to winning  The Stan James Champion Hurdle Challenge Trophy at Cheltenham in 2014. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Race planning is a vital element of any trainer’s job and Jessica Harrington believes she may have pinpointed a golden opportunity for her 2014 Champi(...)

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