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If The Cap Fits ridden by jockey Sean Bowen (centre) on the way to winning the Ryanair Stayers’ Hurdle at Aintree from Roksana (left) and Apple’s Jade (right). Photograph:  Nigel French/PA Wire

If The Cap Fits emerged victorious after a pulsating climax to the Ryanair Stayers’ Hurdle at Aintree. A field of 15 runners went to post for the thr(...)

Min ridden by Ruby Walsh wins the JLT Chase. Photograph: PA

Ruby Walsh led his rivals a merry dance once again when making all the running on Min in the JLT Chase at Aintree. Narrowly touched off in the race (...)

 Jockey Robbie Power riding Supasundae  towards victory. Photograph: Getty Images

Supasundae went one better than 12 months ago in the Betway Aintree Hurdle for Jessica Harrington and Robbie Power. After a rare poor run in the Sta(...)

 Davy Russell riding Presenting Percy at Cheltenham last year. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

On day four of the Cheltenham festival the Gold Cup is without doubt the big draw. The entire festival, and jump racing’s, blue riband event is over t(...)

Presenting Percy wins the  RSA Insurance Novices’ Chase at Cheltenham last year. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Ahead of Friday’s Magners Gold Cup it’s worth keeping in mind how after all the permutations and scenarios have been teased out beforehand championshi(...)

Bryony Frost: will  carry home  hopes as Frodon’s course pedigree makes him the most likely English-trained winner of the Ryanair Chase. Photograph: Eddie Keogh/Reuters

Jockeys Rachael Blackmore and Bryony Frost have ensured their careers aren’t defined by gender but should they fight out the finish of Thursday’s Ryan(...)

Laurina flies the flag for Willie Mullins in Tuesday’s Champion Hurdle. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty

Here we are again. Standing on the edge of the cliff, ready to dive head first into the greatest week off the year. The 2019 Cheltenham Festival is u(...)

 Presenting Percy  has only had one run this season.

Ante-post favourite Presenting Percy heads a list of 20 horses left in the Magners Gold Cup at the confirmation stage, as he seeks to win at the Chel(...)

Davy Russell: most people’s favourite for leading jockey prize. Photograph: Inpho/Ryan Byrne

Michael Duignan All-Ireland winner and hurling pundit Michael Duignan What wins the Champion Hurdle? Buveur D’Air has been treated wi(...)

Apple’s Jade, pictured with Jack Kennedy up, disputes favouritism with Buveur D’Air as she bids to become the fifth mare to claim Champion Hurdle glory. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Buveur D’Air and Apple’s Jade are among 14 confirmations for the Unibet Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham on Tuesday. Nicky Henderson’s dual winner Buve(...)

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