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The contents of Rockfield House will be auctioned by Damien Matthews on Tuesday. The clearout is to make room for a facility to shelter Ukrainian refugees

Taking place this Tuesday, May 10th, more than 600 lots from the former seminary at Clonliffe College will be auctioned by Victor Mee in conjunction w(...)

Willie Mullins’s Allaho is favourite to beat a field with three Cheltenham Gold Cup victories between them. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

There will be no jokes about tactics and mints during Punchestown’s day two festival feature because strategy is likely to be vital during the €275,00(...)

Co-owner  Alex Ferguson celebrates with jockey Harry Cobden after  Clan Des Obeaux’s win in the  Betway Bowl Chase at Aintree. Photograph:  Mike Egerton/PA Wire

Former Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson was celebrating on Merseyside for the second year running on Thursday as Clan Des Obeaux, the best hors(...)

 Paul Townend rode Al Boum Photo to win the Gold Cup in 2019. Photograph:  Glyn KIRK / AFP

As the joke goes, come 3.30pm on Friday it really could be a case of déjà vu all over again in the Boodles Cheltenham Gold Cup. A year after Minella I(...)

 Mark Walsh riding dual Grade One winner Fakir D’oudairies to victory  in last season’s Melling Chase at Aintree.  Photograph: Peter Powell/Pool/AFP  via Getty Images

The final Grade One race before Cheltenham could see Fakir D’oudairies signal what’s to come at the festival. The Joseph O’Brien-trained star is one(...)

Jack Kennedy celebrates on Minella Indo  after winning the Gold Cup at Cheltenham last year. Photograph: Dan Abraham/Inpho

Minella Indo and A Plus Tard, last year’s first and second, top 30 entries for the Cheltenham Gold Cup – the highlight of the festival meeting in Marc(...)

A Plus Tard: will bid to become the first horse since Beef Or Salmon in 2005 to win the Savills Chase back to back at Leopardstown. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

A Plus Tard will try to cement his place at the top of the Cheltenham Gold Cup betting in Leopardstown’s day three Christmas festival feature. The ho(...)

 Bryan Cooper  celebrates on Mrs Milner after winning the Pertemps Hurdle at Cheltenham. ‘For me, the crowds didn’t matter that day. It was more a personal thing. It was relief. It felt like a massive turning point.’ Photograph: AFP via Getty Images

The crowd in Thurles last Sunday was small but they weren’t shy about what they had come for. Rachael Blackmore had one ride at her local track after(...)

 This year Leopardstown engaged the turf consultancy firm STRI to try to get the best conditions for the current National Hunt season. Getting the famously quick-draining track to retain more water has been the goal. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Watering will continue at Leopardstown ahead of the Christmas festival to try to make sure ground conditions do not become an issue. The state of the (...)

William Buick riding Adayar to win the King George VI And Queen Elizabeth Qipco Stakes at Ascot in  July. Photograph:   Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Saturday’s British Champions Day at Ascot has a shot at living up to its billing in style and potentially produce a world leader in Europe’s final maj(...)

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