Paddy Brennan

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Many Clouds ridden by Leighton Aspell on his way to winning the Crabbie’s Grand National at Aintree last year. Photograph: Clive Rose/Getty Images

The memory of Red Rum is never far away from any Grand National and it will be evoked today in particular for Many Clouds, who will attempt to be the (...)

Cue Card ridden by Paddy Brennan on the way to winning the Betfred Bowl Chase during the Grand Opening Day of the Crabbie’s Grand National Festival at Aintree Racecourse. Photo: Mike Egerton/PA Wire

Cue Card made amends for his fall in the Cheltenham Gold Cup with a clear-cut victory in the Betfred Bowl Chase at Aintree. Colin Tizzard’s classy pe(...)

Patrick Mullins: “Cue Card is the one to beat on form but he is coming back from a fall and he has been beaten there a few times, so that gives us some hope.”

Colin Tizzard feels Cue Card is still in tip-top form ahead of his bid to put behind him his costly Cheltenham Gold Cup fall in the Betfred Bowl at Ai(...)

 Bryan Cooper guides Don Poli, left, over the last to win The Lexus Steeplechase at Leopardstown in  December. Cooper has sided with Don Cossack today.  Photo: by Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images)

It would be ironic if Don Poli – the horse famously not particularly bothered – proves the one to finally give Willie Mullins the Timico Cheltenham Go(...)

Paddy Brennan and Cue Card winning The King George VI Chase. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

The way Paddy Brennan tells it, it’s all Ciarán Geoghegan’s fault: they sat together in primary school, and at his friend’s house there were ponies. (...)

Jockey Paddy Brennan celebrates winning the King George VI Steeple Chase on Cue Card during day one of the William Hill Winter Festival at Kempton Park Racecourse. Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA

Cue Card won the William Hill King George VI Chase at the fourth time of asking for Colin Tizzard in a pulsating finish at Kempton. The 9-2 chance ha(...)

Consistent: Don Cossack and jockey Bryan Cooper clear a fence on the way to winning this year’s Ladbrokes Ireland Kinloch Brae Steeplechase in Thurles, Co Tipperary. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

It’s a decade since Tom Taaffe saddled the last Irish-trained King George VI Chase winner, Kicking King. It’s half a century since Taaffe’s father, Pa(...)

 Saint Are, ridden by Dougie Costello, finished ninth in the Grand National at Aintree two years ago.   Photo: Alex Livesey/Getty Images

When it comes to racing fairytales, fate can have a nasty habit of falling at the last. But the vast swell of popular support for Tony McCoy to finish(...)

Annie Power with Ruby Walsh: Looks a class above the opposition in the OLBG Mares’ hurdle. Her stable companion Glens Melody poses perhaps the biggest threat. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

A rare consensus about Day One of this year’s Cheltenham festival is that all four of Willie Mullins’s Grade One hotpots surely can’t win: and yet boo(...)

Tony McCoy riding Jollyallan clear the last to win The William Hill  Novices’ Hurdle Race at Kempton. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Kempton racing: Faugheen was a hugely impressive winner of the williamhill.com Christmas Hurdle at Kempton to strengthen his grip on the Champion Hurd(...)

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