Annie Power

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Apple’s Jade put up a career-best performance last time and looks to be still progressing despite a CV that already contains eight Grade One victories. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Michael O’Leary’s popular reputation might be for penny-pinching but the Ryanair boss can be pound-profligate, at least weight-wise, even when it isn’(...)

Paul Townend on Laurina on their way to winning the Trull House Stud Mares Novices at Cheltenham back  in March. Photograph:   James Crombie/Inpho

Laurina’s credentials for joining an elite handful of Champion Hurdle-winning mares are set to be examined at Cheltenham on Saturday. Willie Mullins (...)

Laurina has been entered for the Coral Hurdle at Ascot. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Laurina is a fascinating contender in a reopened field of 11 for this weekend’s Coral Hurdle at Ascot. Willie Mullins’ Cheltenham Festival winner, un(...)

Champion trainer Willie Mullins: his failing to win the Gold Cup has become “a thing”. Photograph:  The Jockey Club/Cheltenham Racecourse

Willie Mullins knows his failure to win the Cheltenham Gold Cup has become “a thing”. When jump racing’s Blue Riband comes around his six runner-up f(...)

Willie Mullins: “Gordon has the better bankers this year. Samcro [Ballymore] looks an Irish banker. But what can you do. We have to make our own plans.”   Photo credit should read: Niall Carson/PA

A record career haul of 54 Cheltenham winners is ultimate proof of Willie Mullins’s eye for fitness and it’s not confined to horses. Ruby Walsh, his(...)

Jack Kennedy on Apple’s Jade en route to victory in the  Hatton`s Grace Hurdle at Fairyhouse. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Run a poll as to which horse is Ireland’s most popular racehorse right now and the odds are Apple’s Jade tops it. She isn’t the best. The mighty Faug(...)

Apple’s Jade ridden by Jack Kennedy (left)  on the way to winning the Bar One Racing Hatton`s Grace Hurdle at Fairyhouse.   Photo credit should read: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

 Horse Racing Ireland’s director of racing has defended the sex allowance given to mares when they compete against males and said it is statistic(...)

Apple’s Jade:   Navan run last month could  give her  a crucial edge in  Sunday’s Hatton’s Grace Hurdle. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Fairyhouse’s ‘Winter Festival’ is the first major Grade One card of the jumps campaign so it’s little surprise National Hunt racing’s big boys are com(...)

Willie Mullins on Annie Power: “My favourite memory was when she landed running at the back of the last in the Champion Hurdle”. Photo: Inpho

Willie Mullins may have confirmed Annie Power’s remarkable racing career is over but the champion trainer’s relentless drive for success continues at (...)

Annie Power, brilliant winner of the 2016 Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham, has been retired. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Willie Mullins has called time on the racing career of brilliant mare Annie Power. Winner of the 2016 Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham in devastating s(...)

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