Willie Mullins: “In light of the forecast we’ve had to have a serious think about running. It’s looking unlikely she’ll travel.” Photograph: David Davies/PA

Laurina is “unlikely” to make the journey over to Cheltenham this weekend for the Unibet International Hurdle. One of the potential stars of the two-(...)

Paul Townend landed a 275-1 four-timer at Cork on Sunday. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

A 275-1 Cork four-timer for Paul Townend on Sunday saw him gain a two winner lead over Rachael Blackmore at the top of the jump jockeys championship. (...)

Presenting Percy won’t make his seasonal reappearance at Punchestown. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

A field of five will go to post for Sunday’s John Durkan Memorial Punchestown Chase, with Cheltenham Gold Cup favourite Presenting Percy a glaring omi(...)

Capri during a workout at Aidan O’Brien’s Ballydoyle Stables, Cashel, Co Tipperary. Ryan Moore will break from stall 12 of the 14 runners on Capri in Toyko. Photograph: Inpho

Aidan O’Brien’s 2017 Irish Derby and English Leger hero Capri bids to become a “Lucky 13th” Irish-trained runner in Sunday morning’s hugely prestigiou(...)

Apple’s Jade made a winning return to action at Navan. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

 Michael O’Leary’s star mare Apple’s Jade returned to form with a vengeance by routing her Lismullen Hurdle opposition at Navan on Sunday. It wa(...)

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 (...)

Rachael Blackmore.: “I don’t want to change anything. I cannot believe how well it is going so I just want to remain on a low profile.”  Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

In the darkest, pokiest corner of Punchestown we can find, Rachael Blackmore takes her seat and submits to the awfulness of it all. Given the choice(...)

Noel Meade: ground conditions are immaterial for his big-race hope,  the notably versatile Snow Falcon, a high-class staying hurdler. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpo

Trainer Noel Meade was one of those critical of the decision to make Tote Galway Plate day an evening fixture although a couple of hours here or there(...)

“We’ll see what the lads (owners) want to do but we’ve been happy with him since France,” O’Brien said. “That’s the way we’re thinking at the moment and we’ll see what this week will bring.”

Bookmakers rate Kew Gardens as the prime contender to become a ‘Lucky’ 13th Irish trained winner of this Saturday’s King George VI & Queen Elizabe(...)

Happily (R) is bidding for French Oaks glory on Sunday. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Aidan O’Brien will hope it’s a classic case of third time lucky for his star filly Happily in Sunday’s French Oaks. Happily started favourite for bot(...)

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