Colin Tizzard

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Un De Sceaux ridden by Ruby Walsh  at Cheltenham. Even  Walsh admits Un De Sceaux’s head-down-and-go style makes him that little bit different. Photograph: AFP Photo/Glyn Kirk

The feature races on each of the first four days at this Punchestown festival are worth €1 million, and Willie Mullins might have to win all of them i(...)

The 2015 Cheltenham Gold Cup hero Coneygree is set to arrive in Punchestown on Monday ahead of his eagerly awaited clash with the reigning ‘blue riband’ holder, Sizing John, in Wednesday’s Coral Gold Cup. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Fox Norton will lead British hopes on day one of Punchestown 2017 when taking on Un De Sceaux in the €250,000 Boylesports Champion Chase but track off(...)

Luke Comer: refused permission for officials from the regulatory body to inspect his stables in Kilternan last month. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/Irish Times

The high profile property developer Luke Comer has been given a suspended six month suspension of his licence to train racehorses, and fined €10,000 (...)

Djakadam, with Ruby Walsh up, jumps the last ahead of Outlander, with Davy Russell up, on their way to winning The John Durkan Memorial Punchestown Steeplechase last December. Photograph: Cody Glenn/Sportsfile via Getty Images

If, in the week that’s in it, there’s a weird synchronicity to the idea of Djakadam finally giving Willie Mullins a longed-for success in a St Patrick(...)

Nicky Henderson has left Arkle favourite Altior in the Champion Chase. Photograph: PA/Simon Galloway

Douvan will face a maximum of 14 rivals in the Betway Queen Mother Champion Chase at Cheltenham on Wednesday. One of those could be odds-on Arkle Tro(...)

Thistlecrack: The King George VI Chase winner won’t be featuring at Cheltenham due to a torn tendon and has been ruled out of action for the season by trainer Colin Tizzard. Photograph: Matthew Childs/Livepic/Reuters

Colin Tizzard has reiterated that Thistlecrack will not run in the Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup. The King George VI Chase winner was ruled out of the (...)

Tom Scudamore onboard Thistlecrack. the favourite for the Cheltenham Gold Cup has been ruled out of the race with an injury. Photo: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Thistlecrack has been ruled out of the Cheltenham Gold Cup and the rest of the jumps season, having been found to have injured a tendon. The news brok(...)

Cue Card, ridden by Paddy Brennan, clears the last fence before going on to win The Betfair Ascot Chase. Photograph: Julian Herbert/PA

Cue Card swept to his ninth Grade One triumph with a tremendous performance in the Betfair Ascot Chase at the Berkshire course. The Colin Tizzard-tra(...)

Jockey Mark Walsh on board Jezki at the Punchestown Festival. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

With her new star Sizing John confirmed as a contender for the Cheltenham Gold Cup, Jessica Harrington’s focus switches to her stalwart performer Jezk(...)

Jessica Harrington has confirmed Sizing John will run in the Cheltenham Gold Cup after his Irish Gold Cup victory at Leopardstown. Photograph: Inpho/Donall Farmer

Jessica Harrington has confirmed Sunday’s Stan James Irish Gold Cup hero Sizing John will take his chance in next month’s Gold Cup at Cheltenham. Siz(...)

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