Nichols Canyon

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The jockeys’ championship leader Paul Townend. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Last season’s Cheltenham Bumper champion Relegate will attempt to get off the mark over jumps at Naas on Tuesday. The Willie Mullins-trained mare is (...)

Unowhatimeanharry: was expected to win this last year and didn’t. If he comes back to his very best, that could be good enough this time. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

The three mile Sun Bets Stayers' Hurdle test generally favours youth although Unowhatimeanharry could strike a blow for grizzled veterans everywhere i(...)

Mick Jazz and Davy Russell (left) en route to winning  the Ryanair Hurdle at  Leopardstown after favourite Faugheen pulled up. Photograph: PA Wire

It was the unconsidered 14-1 outsider Mick Jazz who successfully picked up the pieces from one of the biggest shocks racing has seen for a long time a(...)

Ruby Walsh celebrates winning the Stayers’ Hurdle at Cheltenham with Nichols Canyon and owner Graham Wylie. Photo: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Eight-times Grade One winner Nichols Canyon — the only horse to beat the mighty Faugheen — suffered a fatal injury when falling at the fifth flight in(...)

Sean Flanagan onboard Road To Respect celebrates winning The Leopardstown Christmas Steeplechase. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Road To Respect led home a one-two-three for Gigginstown House Stud with Cheltenham Gold Cup hero Sizing John well beaten in the Leopardstown Christma(...)

Jack Kennedy on Apple’s Jade en route to victory in the  Hatton`s Grace Hurdle at Fairyhouse. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Run a poll as to which horse is Ireland’s most popular racehorse right now and the odds are Apple’s Jade tops it. She isn’t the best. The mighty Faug(...)

Sizing John will bid to complete a memorable year by claiming the €150,000 Christmas Chase at Leopardstown. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Those who appreciate watching a champion at the peak of their powers could be in for a treat at Leopardstown on Thursday when Ireland’s ‘Horse of the (...)

Apple’s Jade holds entries in the two-mile Ryanair Hurdle and the three-mile Squared Financial Christmas Hurdle at Leopardstown’s Christmas festival. Photograph: Inpho

Michael O’Leary’s Gigginstown Stud team has indicated there is “a fair chance” star mare Apple’s Jade will test her stamina over three miles for the f(...)

Yorkhill is quoted by many bookmakers for every championship event at Cheltenham from the Champion Hurdle to the Gold Cup. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Perhaps racing’s most enigmatic talent, Yorkhill, is set to return to action at Christmas and Willie Mullins has indicated his likely target is the €1(...)

Apple’s Jade ridden by Jack Kennedy (left)  on the way to winning the Bar One Racing Hatton`s Grace Hurdle at Fairyhouse.   Photo credit should read: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

 Horse Racing Ireland’s director of racing has defended the sex allowance given to mares when they compete against males and said it is statistic(...)

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