Davy Russell

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Galvin ridden by Aubry McMahon. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

The Tote Galway Plate dominates the return of National Hunt action to this week’s festival in Ballybrit, and that could be Gordon Elliott’s cue to sec(...)

Trainer Sheila Lavery runs Magnetic North in the Colm Quinn BMW Mile at Galway on Tuesday evening. Photograph:  Bryan Keane/Inpho

Jessica Harrington is triple-handed in her pursuit of a first victory in the Galway Festival’s day two feature. The trio of Njord, Tauran Shaman and(...)

 Davy Russell celebrates as he rides Tiger Roll to back-to-back  Grand National victories last year. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

A ‘virtual’ Aintree Grand National will be broadcast on ITV from 5.0pm on Saturday evening, although it is the current real weather that has Davy Russ(...)

Tiger Roll and Davy Russell were victorious in the 2019 Aintree Grand National. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty

Davy Russell has his fingers crossed Tiger Roll will get his chance to enter the Grand National history books next year. It was announced last week t(...)

Space Cadet won at Downpatrick for Gearoid O’Loughlin. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Space Cadet landed the decent prize he had often threatened in his younger days when staying on strongly to win the Randox Ulster National Handicap Ch(...)

Samcro ridden by Davy Russell alongside Melon during the Marsh Novices’ Chase at Cheltenham. Photograph: Dan Mullan/Getty Images

Samcro edged out Melon — and Faugheen — in a thrilling race for the Marsh Novices’ Chase at Cheltenham. The 2018 Ballymore Novices’ Hurdle winner has(...)

 Ruby Walsh on Faugheen heads up to the finish line to win the Novices’ Hurdle  at Cheltenham in 2014. Photograph: Richard Heathcote/Getty

For once the old cliché about not a dry eye in the house might be appropriate should the remarkable Faugheen confound every Cheltenham norm on Thursda(...)

Jonathon Plouganou on-board Easysland comes home to win ahead of Tiger Roll. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Not many horses can leave a trainer feeling deflated after saddling a Cheltenham double that includes the best young prospect in the sport but Gordon (...)

Davy Russell celebrates winning the RSA Insurance Novices’ Chase on Presenting Percy in the 2018 Cheltenham Festival. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Davy Russell doesn’t have long to wait for a chance to settle a score with the Cheltenham festival. He teams up with the number one horse in the very (...)

Could Rachael Blackmore end the Festival as top jockey? Alan Crowhurst/Getty

It has been a long few weeks for racing enthusiasts, with the spectre of the coronavirus looming large over the Cheltenham Festival. More than €4 mil(...)

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