Barry Geraghty

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 Darragh O’Keeffe riding Chatham Street Lad clear the last to win The Caspian Caviar Gold Cup Handicap Chase at Cheltenham. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Chatham Street Lad ran out an impressive winner of the Caspian Caviar Gold Cup at Cheltenham, giving jockey Darragh O’Keeffe the biggest success of hi(...)

Champagne Football is a book to enjoy now but also to look forward to rereading again in a decade, just to see how stranger than fiction it all was. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The Best Champagne Football by Mark Tighe and Paul Rowan (Penguin, €12.99) We’re a mad little country at the back of it all. Where else (...)

Barry Geraghty. Photograph: Ruth Medjber

The recently retired jockey, second only to Ruby Walsh as the most successful in Cheltenham history, looks back on a fabulous career and the wise w(...)

Davy Russell on Samcro (left) comes home to win the  Marsh Novices’ Chase by a nose  ahead of Patrick Mullins onboard Melon at Cheltenham. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Gordon Elliott could be in line for a record Cheltenham festival tally after bringing his haul for the week to six with a Day Three hat-trick. The 54(...)

 Barry Geraghty: “I’d love to win it again. Even as a kid watching it was always a race that excited me.”  Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Barry Geraghty remembers when he reckoned Defi Du Seuil had the potential to be the real two-mile deal. Defi Du Seuil beat a Gold Cup contender, Lost(...)

Champ, ridden by Barry Geraghty, takes a tumble with the winning line in sight. Photograph: PA

The new year opened with another drama-packed card at the home of jump racing, featuring a three-way photograph, two stewards’ inquiries and a controv(...)

Champ ridden by jockey Barry Geraghty on his way to winning the Doom Bar Sefton Novices’ Hurdle on Friday at Aintree. Photograph: PA

Barry Geraghty is expected to miss the ride on leading fancy Anibale Fly in Saturday’s Grand National after suffering a suspected broken leg in a cras(...)

The statue of Arkle overlooks the parade ring ahead of the 2019 Cheltenham Festival: “The potential [Brexit] delays at ports and all the paperwork are  going to have a massive knock-on effect.”  Photograph:  Simon Cooper/PA

Even the Aer Lingus staff bringing punters to the Cheltenham Festival, the most anticipated jump racing festival of the year, were thinking only one t(...)

Jack Kennedy celebrates Samcro’s win in the  Ballymore Novices Hurdle at Prestbury Park in Cheltenham last year. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

It is less than four years since Jack Kennedy rode his first winner. Since then there have been almost 250 more. They include 16 Grade Ones. He had f(...)

The Irish Jockeys Association expressed major disappointment both with the move to impose a figure on whip use and how it was done. Photograph:  Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images

The body representing Ireland’s jockeys has said the Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board will “rue the day” it announced plans to restrict riders to a (...)

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