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Roger Varian: his Realtra ended a run of three wins in a row in the seven furlong for Dermot Weld a year ago. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Ken Condon’s Irish 2,000 Guineas winner Romanised is set to have one more run in 2018, with a return to France for Longchamp’s Prix de La Foret a like(...)

Rush Harbour: the town’s harbour and its two beaches offer a range of watersports. Photograph: Tom Honan

Newcomers to the town of Rush is north Co Dublin can’t help but fall for its picture-postcard looks. Whether approaching it from the west, along rural(...)

William Buick riding Masar celebrates winning the Investec Derby race on Derby Day at Epsom Downs on June 2nd. Photograph: Warren Little/Getty

Masar, the first horse to carry Godolphin’s royal blue colours to victory in the Derby when he won at Epsom this month, looks set to miss the Irish De(...)

 Nico de Boinville riding Altior, left,  clear the last to win The betfair Exchange Steeple Chase from Politolouge at Newbury. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Altior is odds-on across the board to claim a third Cheltenham Festival victory in the Queen Mother Champion Chase after his class shone through on hi(...)

 Robbie Power riding Sizing John (R) pips Djakadam (L) to claim the Punchestown Gold Cup last  April. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

A mouth-watering clash between the new 2017 ‘Horse of the Year’ Sizing John and the history-seeking Djakadam is on the card for Sunday’s John Durkan (...)

Sam Twiston-Davies who broke his elbow at Sandown on Saturday. “I’m a bit sore, but am aiming for Newbury (December 1st and 2nd), fingers crossed.” Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images).

Sam Twiston-Davies is hoping to be back in action for the Ladbrokes Trophy meeting at Newbury next month after suffering a broken elbow in a fall at S(...)

Silvestre De Sousa, above, is replacing reigning champion jockey Jim Crowley.

Silvestre de Sousa will partner Eminent for the first time in the Coral-Eclipse at Sandown on Saturday. Reigning champion jockey Jim Crowley has ridd(...)

Nicky Henderson’s Buveur D’Air is a favourite with some bookmakers for the Champion Hurdle. Photograph: Matthew Childs/Reuters

Noel Fehily is expected to replace Barry Geraghty in the saddle aboard Buveur D’Air in the Champion Hurdle. The six-year-old, who has been at the top (...)

Many Clouds (yellow/green) narrowly beats Thistlecrack (orange) at Cheltenham last Saturday. Sadly, Many Clouds died  just after the race.  Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Owner Heather Snook feels Thistlecrack lost nothing in defeat in Saturday’s Cotswold Chase at Cheltenham. Last season’s all-conquering staying hurdl(...)

Harry Cobden riding Capitaine at Wincanton last November. Although the five-year-old grey was turned over on his penultimate start at Haydock, he made amends with a frontrunning success in a Grade Two at Ascot last month. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

It is tough to make a compelling case against Capitaine in the 32Red Tolworth Novices’ Hurdle at Sandown. The Grade One at the Esher circuit cut up qu(...)

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