Davy Russell

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Trainer Willie Mullins is not concerned about a flat start to the new year that has yielded just four wins from 26 runners. Photograph:  David Davies/PA Wire

Willie Mullins has dismissed any significance to a dip in the usual strike rate of his hugely powerful string during the opening weeks of the new year(...)

Sharjah jumps ahead of Samcro en-route to victory ar Leopardstown. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

The Samcro bubble looked to get comprehensively burst at Leopardstown on Saturday as racing’s one-time great white hope struggled home a poor fifth in(...)

Davy Russell on Delta Work claimed the Drinmore Novice Steeplechase from Barry Geraghty on Le Richebourg at Fairyhouse earlier this month. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Michael O’Leary’s Gigginstown Stud team produce five of the seven runners for Leopardstown’s Grade One novice highlight on Saturday although it is Del(...)

Jack Kennedy on Mengli Khan at Cheltenham. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Mengli Khan’s sole start to date at Leopardstown saw him crash out through a wing of a hurdle when a heavy Grade One favourite last Christmas; it’s so(...)

 Gordon Elliott’s latest young star Envoi Allen. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Envoi Allen has a major task if he’s to continue emulating Don Cossack and Samcro but little or nothing looks beyond Gordon Elliott’s latest young sta(...)

Ruby Walsh: 'This is what I do, this is what I’m able to do and what I like doing. I’ll do it as long as I can get away with it.' Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Ruby Walsh is just fine, thanks for asking. You could be forgiven for imagining that this might not necessarily be the case since we are here in the (...)

Apple’s Jade and Jack Kennedy celebrate winning the Hatton’s Grace Hurdle for the third time in a row at the Fairyhouse Winter Festival. Photograph: PA

Even considering Apple’s Jade won her first Grade One by all of 41 lengths the superstar mare’s eighth and latest top-flight success might constitute (...)

Samcro: will be reunited with Jack Kennedy  in the highly-competitive Fighting Fifth Hurdle at Newcastle. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary has another Winter Festival feast in his sights at Fairyhouse tomorrow although hors d’oeuvres hardly come more substanti(...)

Delta Work ridden by Davy Russell (left) beats Niven ridden by Jamie Moore to win the Porter & Co Beginners Chase at Down Royal last week. Photograph:   PA Wire

Despite sitting third in this season’s championship table Davy Russell is favourite to retain his jockey’s title and can eat into the gap to the lead(...)

Rachael Blackmore: “I’m absolutely delighted with the way it’s gone. I never thought I’d get to 50 winners in a season.” Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Jockey Rachael Blackmore has reached another landmark by riding 50 winners during the current jumps campaign although she is playing down her chances (...)

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