Gordon Elliott

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JP McManus: Wylde Hide recorded back to back Thyestes wins for him in 1995-96. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

It’s almost quarter of a century since JP McManus last won the Goffs Thyestes Chase but bookmakers feel he has a favourite’s chance of bridging that g(...)

Jockey Jack Kennedy, seen here on Delta Work after winning at Leopardstown, faces up to 10 days out due to a collarbone injury. Photograph:  Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Top jockey Jack Kennedy faces up to 10 days on the sidelines due to a problem with his collarbone. Kennedy hasn’t ridden since last Sunday and misses(...)

Aidan Coleman riding Paisley Park clear of the last to win The Ladbrokes Long Distance Hurdle at Newbury in November. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Last year’s winner Paisley Park features among 40 entries for the Stayers’ Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival. Emma Lavelle’s stable star was the domi(...)

Rachael Blackmore riding Honeysuckle clear the last to win The baroneracing.com Hatton’s Grace Hurdle at Fairyhouse in December. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

The date of the Dublin Racing Festival just over five weeks before Cheltenham means Honeysuckle is set to be one of the star names at Irish jump racin(...)

Willie Mullins has been a notable exception among Ireland’s top trainers in not having a sponsorship deal with a bookmaker. Photograph: Inpho

 Willie Mullins has described the Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board as being “a bit late coming to the party” on the back of the integrity body’(...)

Dylan Robinson on board Ornua comes in second behind Davy Russell on board Rashaan in the Open Gate Brewery Novice Steeplechase at the Galway Racing Festival in August 2018.  Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Jockey Dylan Robinson returns to action at Fairyhouse on Saturday following a year on the sidelines after testing positive for cocaine. Last March Ro(...)

Trainer Nicky Henderson dealt with the scratching of star chaser Altior (above) through his Unibet blog. Photograph: Mike Hewitt/Getty Images

The body representing Ireland’s racehorse trainers insists there should be nothing in racing that might undermine public confidence in the sport. The(...)

Al Boum Photo provided Willie Mullins with a first win in the blue riband event last season by claiming the Cheltenham Gold Cup at Prestbury Park. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Previous winners Al Boum Photo, Native River and Sizing John are among 31 entries for the Magners Cheltenham Gold Cup on March 13th. Al Boum Photo pr(...)

Lostintranslation: disappointed in the King George VI Chase at Kempton over Christmas. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Lostintranslation is likely to go straight for the Cheltenham Gold Cup in March after his disappointing run in the King George VI Chase at Kempton ove(...)

Action from the Christmas Festival at Leopardstown. Watering may be required for the forthcoming Dublin Racing Festival in early February. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Officials at Leopardstown have confirmed they are prepared to start watering the track next week if they feel it is necessary ahead of the upcoming Du(...)

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