Philip Fenton

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Sprinter Sacre and jockey Barry Geraghty after pulling up in the williamhill.com Desert Orchid  Chase  at Kempton.  Photograph: Steve Parsons/PA

Ahead of a star-studded Leopardstown weekend there came a reminder yesterday that no amount of star-power is a guarantee of success as Sprinter Sacre’(...)

Sizing Europe on way to victory in the Paddy Power Chase at the Leopardstown Christmas Festival last year. The 11-year-old has a 50% success rate at the course. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Just five days shy of his official 12th birthday, and less than three months before his real one on March 24th, the star veteran Sizing Europe can suc(...)

Philip Fenton describes Gigginstown’s Real Steel as a ‘gentle giant’. Photograph: Caroline Norris

Fans of The Tullow Tank’s chance in Leopardstown’s Grade One today will be looking for a confidence boost less than an hour beforehand when Renneti re(...)

 Sizing Europe: remains on track to defend his Dial-A-Bet Chase crown at Leopardstown on Friday week.

Small fields in big races might be the hot topic in racing right now but Leopardstown’s authorities are hopeful their renowned Christmas festival c(...)

Tony McCoy and Jezki on their way to winning the Hatton’s Grace Hurdle from Zaidpour at Fairyhouse yesterday. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Jezki duly landed odds of 4/6 in yesterday’s Bar One Racing Hatton’s Grace Hurdle but with Cheltenham in mind it is the 2010 Hatton’s Grace winner tha(...)

Tony McCoy clips the last hurdle on Jezki but recovers to win the The Bar One Racing Hatton’s Grace Hurdle at Fairyhouse. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Jezki threw his hat into the ring for this season’s Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham with a solid if unspectacular victory in the Hatton’s Grace Hurdle a(...)

Johnny Murtagh can keep up his fine record in the Darley Irish Oaks on the French-trained Chicquita.

A lot of ifs-and-buts surround the French challenger Chicquita in what is a first ever Saturday evening running of the Darley Irish Oaks but the reass(...)

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