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Secret Reprieve ridden by Adam Wedge goes on to win the Coral Welsh Grand National Handicap Chase at Chepstow Racecourse on January 9th, 2021 in Chepstow, Wales. Photograph: David Davies/Getty Images

A total of 18 Irish-trained horses are assured of a spot in Saturday’s Randox Aintree Grand National, although the raiders could yet become 19. Co Mea(...)

Keith Donoghue riding Tiger Roll clear the last to win The Glenfarclas Chase at Cheltenham in March. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Tiger Roll returns to Aintree on Thursday – two days earlier than many would initially have expected. Much has been written and said about the decisi(...)

  Paul Townend riding Al Boum Photo  to win The Magners Cheltenham Gold Cup Steeple Chase on Gold Cup Day at Cheltenham Racecourse on March 15th, 2019. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Al Boum Photo is favourite to complete a rare Cheltenham Gold Cup hat-trick on Friday, a scenario that once upon a time would have had his owner Joe D(...)

Chacun Pour Soi is an odds-on favourite for the Champion Chase on Wednesday. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty

Persistence paid off for Willie Mullins in the Gold Cup and he is hoping it does the same in Cheltenham’s St Patrick’s Day feature, the Betway Queen M(...)

Rachael Blackmore wins the  Irish Champion Hurdle on Honeysuckle at Leopardstown during the Dubli Racing Festival. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

An unprecedented Cheltenham is ripe for an unparalleled accomplishment when Rachael Blackmore and Honeysuckle line up for Tuesday’s Unibet Champion Hu(...)

Appreciate It enjoys a roll at Cheltenham on Monday ahead of the start of this year’s festival. Photograph: Francesca Altoft/Inpho

On the eve of Cheltenham 2021 many in racing would probably settle for a nice ordinary run of the mill festival. A sport beleaguered by recent contro(...)

Paul Townend on Chacun Pour Soi wins the Ladbrokes Dublin Steeplechase during the Dublin Racing Festival. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Chacun Pour Soi will face nine rivals in the Betway Queen Mother Champion Chase at Cheltenham on Wednesday. Willie Mullins’s odds-on favourite missed(...)

Honeysuckle on her way to the gallops at Cheltenham. Photograph: David Davies/PA

It has been a difficult few weeks for racing. The picture of Gordon Elliott sitting on a dead horse, and the ensuing fallout, has dragged the game’s n(...)

Altior is to miss the Cheltenham Festival for a second year running. Photograph: David Davies/PA

Altior has been ruled out of the Queen Mother Champion Chase at the 11th hour for a second successive year. Nicky Henderson’s 11-year-old, who has wo(...)

Coleman celebrates as he rides Paisley Park to victory in the Stayers’ Hurdle in 2019. Photo: Michael Steele/Getty Images

Little fish are sweet but it’s the big ones that get their photographs taken so Aidan Coleman hopes to pose with a vengeance at Cheltenham next week. (...)

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