Dan Skelton

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Barry Geraghty on board Defi Du Seuil clears the last on the way to winningthe JLT Novices’ Chase at Cheltenham. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

If Punchestown’s €300,000 Day Three festival feature appears in one of its periodic dips in quality, a potentially superb main supporting event could (...)

If The Cap Fits ridden by jockey Sean Bowen (centre) on the way to winning the Ryanair Stayers’ Hurdle at Aintree from Roksana (left) and Apple’s Jade (right). Photograph:  Nigel French/PA Wire

If The Cap Fits emerged victorious after a pulsating climax to the Ryanair Stayers’ Hurdle at Aintree. A field of 15 runners went to post for the thr(...)

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(...)

Altior will defend his Champion Chase crown on Wednesday. Photograph: Julian Herbert/PA

The weather has relented - to an extent - and Day Two of the 2019 Cheltenham Festival will go ahead, despite fears it could be postponed due to high w(...)

Farclas (left) ridden by  Jack Kennedy clears the last hurdle before going on to win The JCB Triumph Hurdle Race on the final day of the Cheltenham Festival. Photograph: Getty Images

The green flag will be wrapped around Cheltenham 2018 after 17 Irish-trained winners although including a little maroon trim from Michael O’Leary’s G(...)

Jack Kennedy celebrates after winning the  JCB Triumph Hurdle at Cheltenham. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The Apple’s Shakira bubble was burst as Farclas provided Gordon Elliott and Gigginstown House Stud with yet another winner at this year’s Cheltenham F(...)

Paul Townend on Getabird. The six-year-old is unbeaten in four starts,and was a brilliant winner of the Moscow Flyer Novice Hurdle at Punchestown in January. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Ante-post favourite Getabird is one of 28 horses confirmed for the Supreme Novices’ Hurdle, the opening race of the 2018 Cheltenham Festival on Tuesda(...)

Trainer  Gordon Elliott. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Frankel maintained his 100 per cent record as a sire over jumps as Commentariolus made a winning debut in a maiden hurdle at Fairyhouse. A maiden on (...)

Politologue and Harry Cobden clear the last fence before going on to win The Betfair Tingle Creek  Chase   at Sandown Park. Photograph:  Julian Herbert/PA Wire

Politologue staked his Queen Mother Champion Chase claims as he presented Paul Nicholls with his 10th win in the Betfair Tingle Creek at Sandown. The(...)

Willie Penrose (Labour TD) Bet Of Meeting Yorkhill in the JLT is my banker. He comes to himself at this time of year with a bit of good ground. Lay(...)

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