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Vroum Vroum Mag will defend her Mares’ Hurdle title against stablemate Limini at Cheltenham on Tuesday. Photograph: PA

Ruby Walsh has sided with Limini over Vroum Vroum Mag in the OLBG Mares’ Hurdle on the opening day of the Cheltenham Festival. Willie Mullins has won(...)

Ruby Walsh rides  Limini  to win The Trull House Stud Mares’ Novices’ Hurdle Race at Cheltenham last year. Photograph: Getty

Connections of Limini pointed to it having been a “big ask” to pitch her into the Stan James Champion Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival after the mare(...)

Limini will not go in the Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham. Photograph: PA Wire.

Limini has not been supplemented for Tuesday’s Stan James Champion Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival, leaving Buveur D’Air and Yanworth to top 13 con(...)

Eddie O’Leary: “What I’d call the National now is a pre-Brexit, post-Brexit handicap. Don Poli is doubtful while Outlander is ruled out. Empire Of Dirt won’t go.” Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Britain’s senior handicapper has offered a robust defence of the Aintree Grand National weights he published on Tuesday after criticism by a leading (...)

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(...)

 Ruby Walsh guided  Annie Power to Champion Hurdle success last year before adding further glory  at Aintree. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Annie Power and Faugheen, the last two winners of the Stan James Champion Hurdle, headline a 28-strong entry for the Cheltenham feature on March 14th.(...)

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(...)

 Trainer Gordon Elliott expects a competitive race. Photograph: Barry Cronin/PA Wire.

Gordon Elliott aims to end his hugely successful 2016 with a Grade One flourish when Baltazar d’Allier lines up in Saturday’s Betfred Challow Novices (...)

Ger Fox on Rouge Angel and Ruby Walsh on Bless The Wings jumping the last together in last Easter’s Irish Grand National. Photograph: INPHO/Donall Farmer

The concentration of talent among an elite few in top Graded races is a recurring racing theme, but rarely can one figure have cast such a large shado(...)

Streamline House in Greystones, Co Wicklow, by Arc Design, won the overall Alan King Award at the CIAT awards

A Wicklow-based architecture firm has won a prestigious UK award for its design of a house in Greystones, Co Wicklow. Delgany-based Arc Design was s(...)

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