David Pipe

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Ferdy Murphy: the popular trainer has died, aged 70,  following a long battle with cancer. Photograph: Pete Norton/Getty Images

Listowel’s festival team are bracing themselves for the impact of next week’s All-Ireland football final replay on the Co Kerry racing action. The hi(...)

Paul Townend onboard Un De Sceaux comes home to win the The Devenish Steeplechase at 2018 Fairyhouse Racing Festival on April 2nd, 2018 Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Alitor is an imposing challenge in his way but a remarkable Grade One four-timer still looks to be in Un De Sceaux’s sights at Ascot on Saturday. &nb(...)

Guitar Pete ridden by Ryan Day jumps the last to win the Caspian Caviar Gold Cup Handicap Steeple Chase during day two of The International meeting at Cheltenham Racecourse. Photograph: PA

Guitar Pete claimed something of a hollow victory following the death of Starchitect in the Caspian Caviar Gold Cup at Cheltenham. Foxtail Hill took (...)

Ruby Walsh won the Grand National as a 20-year-old on Papillon in 2000. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Luck is vital in the Grand National but few jockeys have ever had more of a knack for ensuring their own big-race good fortune than Ruby Walsh who can(...)

Lisa O’Neill and Tiger Roll gave Gordon Elliott an opening day hat-trick at Cheltenham. Photograph: David Davies/PA

Following on from the earlier victories of Labaik and Apple’s Jade, Gordon Elliott completed a famous Cheltenham treble with Tiger Roll in the JT McNa(...)

Ruby Walsh rides  Limini  to win The Trull House Stud Mares’ Novices’ Hurdle Race at Cheltenham last year. Photograph: Getty

Connections of Limini pointed to it having been a “big ask” to pitch her into the Stan James Champion Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival after the mare(...)

Limini will not go in the Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham. Photograph: PA Wire.

Limini has not been supplemented for Tuesday’s Stan James Champion Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival, leaving Buveur D’Air and Yanworth to top 13 con(...)

Mouse Morris with the last two winners of the Irish Grand National, Rogue Angel and Thunder And Roses at Everardsgrange, Fethard, Co Tipperary. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

A bumper 24-strong entry from Britain remains in next month’s Boylesports Irish Grand National which unlike its Aintree counterpart doesn’t appear se(...)

Michael O’Leary:  had suggested he would not run any of his big three after disagreeing with the weight they had been allotted at Aintree. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Don Poli, Empire Of Dirt and Outlander are among the 15 horses taken out of the Randox Health Grand National at the latest forfeit stage. Owner Micha(...)

Outlander (left), with Jack Kennedy up, on their way to winning The Lexus Steeplechase during the  Leopardstown Christmas Festival. Photograph:  Cody Glenn/Sportsfile via Getty Images

Horses trained in Ireland dominate the top of the Aintree Grand National weights which were released on Tuesday night, with British racing’s head of h(...)

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