Dan Skelton

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 Paul Townend rides Al Boum Photo to win the Gold Cup on the final day of last year’s Cheltenham festival. Photograph:  Getty Images

Tuesday 1.30 Skybet Supreme Novices Hurdle Abacadabras (G Elliott) 4-1 Asterion Forlonge (W Mullins) 5-2 Berkshire Royal (W Mullins) 33-1 Captain Gu(...)

 Barry Geraghty riding Defi Du Seuil (green) clear the last to win The Betfair Tingle Creek Chase from Un De Sceaux (blue) and Paul Townend at Sandown in December. Photograph:   Leo Mason/Popperfoto via Getty Images

Defi Du Seuil and Un De Sceaux are the two star names among five runners declared for the Matchbook Clarence House Chase at Ascot. The Philip Hobbs(...)

Aidan Coleman riding Paisley Park clear of the last to win The Ladbrokes Long Distance Hurdle at Newbury in November. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Last year’s winner Paisley Park features among 40 entries for the Stayers’ Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival. Emma Lavelle’s stable star was the domi(...)

 Nick Henderson’s Altior has not been seen in competitive action since suffering his first defeat in 20 starts over obstacles when runner-up to Cyrname  at Ascot in November.  Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty

Altior and Defi Du Seuil are two of eight entries for the Matchbook Clarence House Chase at Ascot. Nicky Henderson’s Altior has not been seen in com(...)

Champ bids to stay unbeaten over fences at Cheltenham on Wednesday. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty

Champ will defend his unbeaten record over fences on a quality card at Cheltenham on New Year’s Day. Named after the 20-time champion jockey Sir Anth(...)

Blazer  provides good value in the Paddy Power Chase at Leopardstown on Friday. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Once again the weight of JP McManus’s challenge is stamped all over Friday’s €200,000 Paddy Power Chase at Leopardstown. The renowned owner and busin(...)

 Rachael Blackmore teams up with the lightweight hope Poker Party for the Tote Galway Plate. Photograph:  Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Rachael Blackmore and Bryony Frost, jump racing’s highest-profile female jockeys, have history in their sights in Wednesday evening’s Tote Galway Plat(...)

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(...)

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