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Shergar’s going-away Epsom Derby victory of 1981.

Before becoming part of folklore, or reduced to a shabby punchline, Shergar was one of the finest racehorses of the last half-century. A tragic myste(...)

 Colin Keane on board Siskin comes home to win ahead of Seamus Heffernan on board Lope Y Fernandez in The Tattersalls Irish 2,000 Guineas at the Curragh in June 2020. Photograph: Caroline Norris/Inpho

Aidan O’Brien’s Lope Y Fernandez will try to make it “ninth time lucky” when he goes in pursuit of a first Group One success in Saturday’s Al Shaqab L(...)

Coleman celebrates as he rides Paisley Park to victory in the Stayers’ Hurdle in 2019. Photo: Michael Steele/Getty Images

Little fish are sweet but it’s the big ones that get their photographs taken so Aidan Coleman hopes to pose with a vengeance at Cheltenham next week. (...)

Thurles Racecourse in Co Tipperary on Thursday. Naas is waiting to see if snow will fall before deciding on a Saturday card. File photograph: Caroline Norris/Inpho

The outlook for jump racing in Ireland on Saturday depends on Naas surviving a 7.30am morning inspection. The possibility of overnight snow could me(...)

Trainer Nicky Henderson  with Altior.  “As far as Altior is concerned, I need to discuss further with Patricia and Christopher Pugh to sum up the pros and cons of a race at this stage. . .” Photograph:  Alex Davidson/Getty Images

Altior is far from certain to take up an opportunity at Newbury on Sunday week as connections weigh up the “pros and cons” of a race so close to Chelt(...)

Newbury have covered the entire course  in a bid to host Saturday’s big meeting at the track. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/PA Wire

Officials at Newbury have covered the entire course in a bid to give Saturday’s meeting every chance of beating the freezing weather. Clerk of the co(...)

Bryony Frost and Frodon en-route to victory in the King George. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty

Racing people have some well-established lines to fall back on when faced with a microphone, like the rider who insists they “wouldn’t swap my horse f(...)

  Politologue ridden by Harry Skelton celebrates winning the Betway Queen Mother Champion Chase   at Cheltenham Racecourse on March 11th. Photograph: Michael Steele/Getty Images

Harry Skelton hopes Politologue can pick up where he left off by making a triumphant return to action against Altior in the Betfair Tingle Creek Chase(...)

Aidan Coleman celebrates as he rides Paisley Park to victory in the  Stayers’ Hurdle at Cheltenaham last year.  Photograph: Michael Steele/Getty

The good news for those who love the story surrounding Paisley Park – or appreciate him as the festival’s ultimate ‘banker’ – is that the man who know(...)

Barry Geraghty aboard Epatante celebrate their victory in the Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham Festival at Cheltenham. Photograph: Simon Cooper/PA Wire.

JP McManus celebrated his 69th birthday with a perfect Unibet Champion Hurdle present from Epatante on Day One of the 2020 Cheltenham festival. No own(...)

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