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 Willie Mullins: has  claimed the Ascot Stakes twice before with both Simenon (2012) and Clondaw Warrior (2015).  Photograph: David Davies/PA

Willie Mullins was out of luck on his New York expedition on Friday but Ireland’s champion jumps trainer will hope for better fortune on more familia(...)

Arctic Fire and Paul Townend after winning the County Hurdle at Cheltenham in March. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho.

Friday’s Betdaq Punchestown Champion Hurdle could ultimately present Arctic Fire with a chance to step into the Grade One spotlight although first he (...)

Robbie Power on board Sizing John (right) lands over the last behind Djakadam (centre) and Coneygree (left) before going on to win the  Coral Punchestown Gold Cup. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Sizing John came out on top after a pulsating climax to the Coral Punchestown Gold Cup to complete the Treble Crown after last month’s win in the Chel(...)

Ruby Walsh on winner Renneti, meets young fan Ben Denning age 6 from Delvin, Co. Westmeath after the Keelings Irish Strawberry Hurdle, at the Fairyhouse Easter Festival. Photo: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

Renneti took full advantage of the late absence of red-hot favourite Sutton Place to win the Keelings Irish Strawberry Hurdle at Faryhouse. The Grade(...)

Ruby Walsh rode a Sunday double at Fairyhouse. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Willie Mullins continued his excellent record in the Normans Grove Chase as Ballycasey made all in the Grade Two contest at Fairyhouse. The County Ca(...)

Paul Townend celebrates his win aboard Penhill  in the  Albert Bartlett Novices’ Hurdle. Photograph: Andrew Boyers/Reuters

Racing doesn’t lend itself easily to flag-waving but with Irish-trained horses having beaten their home counterparts by a stunning 19-9 winner tally, (...)

 Paul Townend celebrates winning the  Albert Bartlett Novices’ Hurdle on Penhill for Willie Mullins. Photograph: Andrew Boyers/Reuters

Arctic Fire put up a terrific weight-carrying performance to give Willie Mullins a fifth Cheltenham Festival winner of the week in the Randox Health C(...)

Jockey Rugby Walsh with trainer Willie Mullins out on the gallops on Monday morning. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho.

Time may yet prove 2017’s Stan James Champion Hurdle to be a vintage renewal but it looks anything but beforehand. So maybe stranger things will happe(...)

Owner Rich Ricci: he said the decision to run his star mares Limini and Vroum Vroum Mag against each other at Cheltenham was “straightforward”

Owner Rich Ricci has described the decision to run his two star mares, Limini and Vroum Vroum Mag, against each other at Cheltenham on Tuesday as “str(...)

Bryan Cooper warmed up for Cheltenham with victory on Ball D’Arc at Naas. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Ball D’Arc came out on top as four Gigginstown House Stud-owned horses battled it out for the Naas Directors Plate Novice Chase. Five runners were de(...)

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