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Faugheen is unlikely to appear at this year’s Cheltenham Festival. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

A sixth Cheltenham Festival appearance for Faugheen is highly unlikely this season. Now 13, the 2015 Champion Hurdle winner met with a setback earlie(...)

Douvan has been entered for the Champion Chase at Cheltenham. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Altior and Douvan, both of whom have yet to race this season, lead 30 entries for the Betway Queen Mother Champion Chase at the Cheltenham Festival. (...)

Douvan is to miss Saturday’s Tingle Creek at Sandown. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Douvan will not line up in the Betfair Tingle Creek at Sandown on Saturday. The Willie Mullins-trained seven-year-old drifted in the ante-post bettin(...)

Nicky Henderson has left Arkle favourite Altior in the Champion Chase. Photograph: PA/Simon Galloway

Douvan will face a maximum of 14 rivals in the Betway Queen Mother Champion Chase at Cheltenham on Wednesday. One of those could be odds-on Arkle Tro(...)

Douvan’s Cheltenham preparations continued in fine style as he sauntered to an easy win at Punchestown. Photograph: Inpho/Niall Carson

Douvan completed his Cheltenham Festival preparations in style as he strolled to victory in the BoyleSports Tied Cottage Chase at Punchestown. Traine(...)

Douvan is favourite for the Ryanair Novice Chase at Punchestown on Thursday. Photograph: Getty

After an opening day when several of his stable stars ran flat, Willie Mullins is hoping the same fate does not await Douvan in Thursday’s Ryanair Nov(...)

The Willie Mullins-trained Douvan is odds-on favourite for the Arkle at Cheltenham. Photograph: Sportsfile

The brilliant Douvan is the star name among 37 entries for the Racing Post Arkle Challenge Trophy at Cheltenham. Last season’s Supreme Novices’ Hurdl(...)

Shaneshill made a winning chasing debut at Thurles on Thursday. Photograph: Inpho

Shaneshill, runner-up to Douvan in the Supreme Novices’ Hurdle last season, made a winning chasing debut in the Killinan Beginners Chase at Thu(...)