Paul Townend

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Defi Du Seuil (R) pipped Un De Sceaux at Sandown. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty

Defi Du Seuil saw off the veteran Un De Sceaux in a pulsating climax to the Betfair Tingle Creek Chase at Sandown. Eight runners went to post for the(...)

Davy Russell and Presenting Percy en-route to victory in thr 2018 RSA. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Owner Philip Reynolds is excited to see Presenting Percy return to competitive action in the John Durkan Memorial Punchestown Chase on Sunday. The Pa(...)

Willie Mullins with Faugheen: “I think Faugheen will run in the Grade One at Limerick over Christmas. He is a previous winner at the course and that would look the right thing to do.” Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Royal Rendezvous could step up to Grade One level on his next appearance following a dominant display on his debut over fences at Thurles. The Willi(...)

Laurina made an impressive start to her career over fences at Gowran Park on Saturday. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Laurina is clear favourite for next year’s Arkle Trophy at the Cheltenham Festival with most bookmakers after making a perfect start to her career ove(...)

Willie Mullins, Danny Mullins and Morgiana Hurdle winner Saldier. Photograph: Peter Mooney/Inpho

Willie Mullins won a 10th Unibet Morgiana Hurdle at Punchestown as Saldier emerged best of his three runners. Stablemate Klassical Dream was the lead(...)

Faugheen was victorious on his chasing debut at Punchestown. Photograph: Peter Mooney/Inpho

Faugheen survived a couple of jumping blunders to run out a convincing winner on his chasing bow at Punchestown. The 2015 Champion Hurdle hero was ma(...)

Klassical Dream at the Punchestown Festival  in April. “It was an easy decision to stay over hurdles.” Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Willie Mullins fields three as he goes in search of a 10th victory in the Unibet Morgiana Hurdle at Punchestown on Saturday. Given that last year’s S(...)

Douvan had not raced since April of last year.

Douvan defied a 569-day absence to win the Clonmel Oil Chase on his long-awaited return to action for Willie Mullins. Once the highest-rated chaser(...)

Honeysuckle was victorious  on her seasonal bow at Fairyhouse under jockey Rachael Blackmore. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Honeysuckle maintained her unbeaten record as she came home a comfortable winner on her seasonal bow at Fairyhouse. Henry de Bromhead’s mare won each(...)

Bacardys, pictured in 2017, had too much for Apple’s Jade at Navan. Photograph:  Donall Farmer/Inpho

Bacardys inflicted a shock defeat on star mare Apple’s Jade in the Lismullen Hurdle at Navan. Having claimed this Grade Two prize in each of the past(...)

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