Jamie Codd

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Trainer Willie Mullins:  Odds are  already as short as 2-7 that he will once again land the festival’s coveted leading trainer award. Photograph: David Davies/PA Wire

The 150th renewal of the world-famous Galway Races starts on Monday evening, and Patrick Mullins is bidding to secure his own significant Ballybrit la(...)

Runners and riders jump Canal Turn on the first time of asking during the 2018 Randox Health Grand National at Aintree Racecourse. Photo: Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images

Is anybody there? Is everyone okay? It has been a long, long three weeks since Al Boum Photo ploughed up the hill to land the Gold Cup for Willie Mull(...)

Altior will defend his Champion Chase crown on Wednesday. Photograph: Julian Herbert/PA

The weather has relented - to an extent - and Day Two of the 2019 Cheltenham Festival will go ahead, despite fears it could be postponed due to high w(...)

 Jamie Codd riding Envoi Allen to victory in the Matheson I.N.H. Flat Race at Leopardstown in February.  Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

It’s 14 years since a favourite has won the Weatherbys Champion Bumper but a lot of fingers will be burned if Envoi Allen can’t land Wednesday’s festi(...)

 Trainer Gordon Elliott has 22 horses competing this week. Photograph:   Morgan Treacy/Inpho

It will be all hands on deck again for Gordon Elliott’s team as they are set to saddle 22 runners on Thursday including the stalwart stayer Folsom Blu(...)

Noel Fehily, pictured winning on Draconien at Punchestown, is facing up to eight weeks out. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty

Noel Fehily faces up to eight weeks on the sidelines after damaging his neck in a fall at Punchestown on Friday. The British-based rider took a tumbl(...)

Willie Mullins: has almost twice as many runners on Friday as Gordon Elliott and Nicky Henderson put together. Photograph: Tim Goode/PA Wire

Willie Mullins pitches four runners into the pursuit of the Cheltenham Gold Cup grail, but potential success also looks to be lurking among the rest o(...)

Davy Russell: has recorded 95 winners this term and is 30 clear of Paul Townend in the jockeys’ championship.  Photograph: Matt Browne/Sportsfile

Davy Russell passed the €2 million prizemoney mark for the season at Punchestown on Sunday and the jockey remains on course to enjoy his best ever ca(...)

At 40/1, Kylian Mbappé is more than a decent bet for this summer’s Golden Boot. Photograph: Jean Catuffe/Getty Images

In the darkest, nerdiest corners of professional gambling theory, they talk about the Green Lumbar Fallacy. The term apparently arose from a story abo(...)

The top-flight pair of Apple’s Jade and Death Duty could lead Michael O’Leary’s Grade One squad into Winter Festival action at Fairyhouse although th(...)

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