Aidan Coleman

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 Aidan Coleman and  the impressive Paisley Park will be hotly fancied  to retain the Stayers’ Hurdle at Cheltenham. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images)

Of all Cheltenham’s championship events the Paddy Power Stayers’ Hurdle boasts a track record of champions successfully defending their title, so Pais(...)

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(...)

Action from the ERSG Arkle Novice Steeplechase during the  recent Dublin Racing Festival at  Leopardstown.  Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Leopardstown’s authorities appear to be playing down reports of a possible switch to a Friday start for next year’s Dublin Racing Festival. Earlier t(...)

Paul Townend on his way to winning the BoyleSports Champion Steeplechase onboard Un De Sceaux at  Punchestown Festival in April 2019. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Un De Sceaux tries to join a tiny band of elite horses that have won a Grade One race at the venerable age of 12 in Saturday’s feature at Ascot. Will(...)

 Jockey Bryony Frost celebrates after victory on  Frodon in the Ryanair Chase at Cheltenham. Photograph:  Michael Steele/Getty Images

Scepticism is too often necessary when observing elite sport, but at Cheltenham on Thursday it got overwhelmed in a wonderful sea of sentiment. Paisl(...)

 Aidan Coleman guiding Paisley Park to victory in   The galliardhomes.com Cleeve Hurdle at Cheltenham in January. “The form is there. It’s the best English form. He has improved with every run.”  Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

The English part of Cheltenham is desperate for Paisley Park to win the Stayers Hurdle. The story of his blind owner Andrew Gemmell has captured many (...)

Micquus ridden by jockey James Best  jumps a fence on the  way to winning a Novices Handicap Chase during Injured Jockeys Fund Charity raceday at Plumpton. Photograph:  Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

For the first time in a week, there was the sound of hooves thudding against turf on a British racecourse on Wednesday. Not as many hooves as normal, (...)

Australia’s Michael Hooper scores his side’s third  try in the match against Wales at  the Principality Stadium in Cardiff. Photograph: Paul Childs/Action Images via Reuters

Wales 21 Australia 29 Wales suffered a 13th successive defeat against Australia as the Wallabies claimed a hard-fought 29-21 victory in Cardiff. Fir(...)

 Paul Moloney and State of Play jump the last fence before landing The Hennessy Cognac Gold Cup Steeple Chase Race run at Newbury Racecourse in 2006. Photograph: Getty Images

Barry Geraghty and Richard Johnson led the tributes to Paul Moloney after the jockey announced his retirement from riding. Moloney, 38, has called ti(...)

Jockey Mark Walsh has landed some top mounts for Cheltenham due to the injury suffered by Barry Geraghty. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Barry Geraghty’s injury misfortune has turned into Mark Walsh’s opportunity and the Co Kildare jockey can look forward to an enviable book of Cheltenh(...)

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