Nicky Henderson

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 Theinval under jockey  Jeremiah McGrath riding  clear  to win The Alder Hey Children’s Charity Handicap Hurdle at Aintree in 2015. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

There is a strong cross-channel element to the weekend action as the Galway festival winds up its 150-year celebrations. The British-based pair of Pr(...)

Fusil Raffles ridden by Daryl Jacob on his way to winning the AES Champion Four Year Old Hurdle. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Fusil Raffles showed his mettle after missing Cheltenham through injury when taking the Grade One honours in the AES Champion Four Year Old Hurdle at (...)

Davy Russell and Buveur D’Air  winning the Betdaq  Champion Hurdle during day four of the Punchestown Festival at Punchestown.   Photograph: PA

The vagaries of a jump jockey’s life were starkly brought home to Mark Walsh after a suspected broken sustained in a fall at Punchestown on Friday mea(...)

The Grade One Mares Hurdle looks an ideal opportunity for Benie Des Dieux to rebound from her final flight fall (above) at Cheltenham in March. Photograph: Inpho

There’s a changing of the seasons with Ireland’s National Hunt campaign winding up at Punchestown and coinciding with the start of the 2019 classic te(...)

 Ruby Walsh riding Kemboy  clear  to win The Coral Punchestown Gold Cup from Al Boum Photo and Paul Townend. Walsh then announced his immediate retirement from race riding at Punchestown. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Rarely if ever can a big-race winner have wound up so sidelined from the spotlight as Kemboy was after Ruby Walsh took his Coral Punchestown Gold Cup (...)

Altior and Nico de Boinville clear an early fence on the way to winning the  bet365 Celebration Chase Race run at Sandown Park. Photograph: Julian Herbert/PA Wire

Altior took his unbeaten run over fences to a record 19 in a row as he led all the way to win the bet365 Celebration Chase for the third successive ye(...)

Rashaan and Davy Russell jumping the last to win the Keelings  Hurdle during day two of the Fairyhouse Easter festival at Ratoath, Co Meath.  Photograph: PA

The one-time €8,500 Aga Khan cast-off Rashaan took his career earnings to almost €250,000 with a gutsy Grade Two success at Fairyhouse on Easter Monda(...)

Nico de Boinville onboard Pentland Hills clears the last on the way to winning the JCB Triumph Hurdle. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Tthe opening event on the final day of the 2019 Cheltenham Festival was marred by the death of hot favourite Sir Erec, who broke down mid-race. Pentla(...)

Barry Geraghty onboard Sire Du Berlais comes home ahead of Tobefair to win the Pertemps Network Final Handicap Hurdle. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

JP McManus’s famous green and gold colours visited the Cheltenham festival winners enclosure three times on Thursday. A Grade One JLT victory for the(...)

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(...)

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