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(...)

Are you race ready for Cheltenham? Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Cheltenham. The week where we take such reckless leave of our senses that we actually listen to actual bookmakers as they tip horses. A pox on them, w(...)

 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(...)

Presenting Percy has schooled at Galway ahead of his Cheltenham Gold Cup bid. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Magners Cheltenham Gold Cup favourite Presenting Percy enjoyed a schooling session over fences at Galway on Saturday. Already a dual Festival winner (...)

Presenting Percy could line-up in the Bobbyjo Chase at Fairyhouse. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

The Bobbyjo Chase at Fairyhouse has emerged as a potential target for Cheltenham Gold Cup favourite Presenting Percy after connections elected to side(...)

Presenting Percy won’t make his seasonal reappearance at Punchestown. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

A field of five will go to post for Sunday’s John Durkan Memorial Punchestown Chase, with Cheltenham Gold Cup favourite Presenting Percy a glaring omi(...)

Douvan won’t make his return at Gowran Park on Saturday. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Willie Mullins has decided against running Douvan in Saturday’s Red Mills Chase at Gowran Park. The champion trainer took everyone by surprise earlie(...)

Douvan is one of 10 entries for the Red Mills Chase at Gowran Park on Saturday. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Douvan is “not far away” from returning to action after being entered in the Red Mills Chase at Gowran Park on Saturday. Willie Mullins had initially(...)

Cheltenham Festival winner Presenting Percy made a winning start to life over fences at Galway. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Cheltenham Festival hero Presenting Percy made a successful start to his career over fences in the W.B. Gavin & Co. Irish EBF Beginners Chase at G(...)

Jockey Bryan Cooper. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

As tyrannies go, Bryan Cooper’s choice of the Gigginstown empire isn’t tyrannical enough to make anyone feeling sorry for him. Nevertheless the jockey(...)