Mags Mullins

4 results

Empire of Dirt ridden by Jonathan Moore at  Leopardstown Racecourse last year. Horse will run in the Anniversary Hurdle at Aintree. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

One of four Grade One races at the start of Aintree is the Anniversary Hurdle and Gordon Elliott will hope his sole Thursday runner – Empire Of Dirt –(...)

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(...)

Ruby Walsh and  Melon clear the last to win The Donohue Marquees Maiden Hurdle at Leopardstown on Sunday.  Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Ruby Walsh may have crashed out at the final obstacle in both of Leopardstown’s Grade One Sunday highlights but the champion jockey looks like he can(...)

  Colin Tizzard with  Thistlecrack at Spurles Farm  in Sherborne, England. The trainer has a proven record of festival success. Photograph:  Harry Trump/Getty Images

Given it is St Patrick’s Day, and hokey “Oirish” baggage is likely to abound at Cheltenham, contrarians will be delighted to see the staunchly Englis(...)