Melody Glens

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Benie Des Dieux and jockey Ruby Walsh crash out of the OLBG Mares’ Hurdle at Cheltenham in 2019. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

The clash of the outstanding mares Benie Des Dieux and Honeysuckle shapes up as the 2020 Cheltenham Festival’s day one highlight. Weeks of uncertain(...)

Vroum Vroum Mag will defend her Mares’ Hurdle title against stablemate Limini at Cheltenham on Tuesday. Photograph: PA

Ruby Walsh has sided with Limini over Vroum Vroum Mag in the OLBG Mares’ Hurdle on the opening day of the Cheltenham Festival. Willie Mullins has won(...)

Annie Power  heads the field for Tuesday’s  Champion Hurdle. Photograph: Inpho

Annie Power heads a final field of 13 for the Stan James Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham on Tuesday after every horse stood its ground at the 48-hour fi(...)

Jennifer Wrynne from Mohill, Co Leitrim at the festival. Photograph: INPHO/Dan Sheridan

The sun shone out of a cloudless sky bathing the Cotswold Hills overlooking Prestbury Park in Cheltenham with the brilliant light of early spring. It (...)

Ruby Walsh returns on Annie Power with owner Rich Ricci (left) after winning Saturday’s Irish Stallion Farms European Breeders Fund Mares Champion Hurdle at Punchestown.

Hurricane Fly’s dominance at two miles might appear to be over but Willie Mullins is weighing up the pros and cons of stretching the Grade One world-r(...)

Jezki jumps ahead of My Tent Or Yours to win the Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham last month

Hurricane Fly and Jezki are two of only three horses declared for the Racing Post Champion Hurdle at Punchestown on Friday.The two big guns look to ha(...)

Willie Mullins: could be celebrating 100 winners this season at Fairyhouse today.

Breaking records is no novelty to Willie Mullins and the champion trainer can secure another one today at Fairyhouse if he collects what has now becom(...)