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Danny Mullins celebrates  Colreevy’s win in the  Dooley Insurance Group Champion Novice Chase at Punchestown. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

One of the very best things about Rachael Blackmore after her golden Cheltenham and Aintree achievements was her roll of the eyes whenever a media per(...)

 Rachael Blackmore celebrates  another highlight of a truly remarkable campaign by becoming the first woman to win the Grand National at Aintree. Photograph: David Davies/Jockey Club/PA

Rachael Blackmore headlining Saturday’s ‘Jumps Finale’ at Sandown would be an entirely apt curtain call to the British National Hunt season. Harry Sk(...)

Keith Donoghue riding Tiger Roll clear the last to win The Glenfarclas Chase at Cheltenham in March. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Tiger Roll returns to Aintree on Thursday – two days earlier than many would initially have expected. Much has been written and said about the decisi(...)

  The image of Gordon Elliott on the corpse of one of his horses provoked widespread revulsion both within and without racing, and the damage it has done to the “good reputation” of the sport is incalculable. Photograph:  Niall Carson/PA Wire

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board’s referrals committee will convene at 9.30am on Friday to attempt what is, almost certainly, an impossible task(...)

Trainer Gordon Elliott has said he will spend the rest of his life paying for a moment of madness. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The dead horse at the centre of the Gordon Elliott photograph controversy was the Michael O’Leary-owned Morgan. Winner of four of his 21 starts the s(...)

Patrick Mullins onboard Sharjah after winning the Matheson Hurdle at Leopardstown Racecourse. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Racing’s most successful ever amateur jockey Patrick Mullins will leave any decision on whether or not to turn professional until as late as possible(...)

Davy Russell: ‘I would be doing the team a disservice to ride when I’m not ready.’ File photograph: Inpho

Leading jockey Davy Russell will miss next month’s Cheltenham Festival after failing to sufficiently recover from injury in time. Russell – who won t(...)

Trainer Charles Byrnes has been unsuccessful in his appeal against the decision of the Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board’s referrals committee to suspend his licence for six months and fine him. File photograph: PA

Irish racing’s regulator has insisted the sport in Ireland is clean. On Thursday trainer Charles Byrnes had his appeal against a six month ban turned(...)

Davy Russell will hold on to the ride on Envoi Allen if he get back in time for Cheltenham. Last year they combined to win the  Ballymore Novices’ Hurdle at the meeting for trainer Gordon Elliott. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Davy Russell remains very confident about making it back from injury in time to ride at the Cheltenham festival. With five weeks until the start of j(...)

Davy Russell will miss Christmas racing for the first time in his career. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Davy Russell hopes to have a better idea of when he can expect to return to action when he has further X-rays on his injuries later this month. Russe(...)

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