C&D Foods managing director Colm Dore. Photograph: Liam Burke/Press 22

Longford-based pet food manufacturer C&D Foods has named Colm Dore as its new managing director. C&D is a subsidiary of ABP Food Group, which(...)

Supasundae ridden by jockey Robbie Power on the way to winning the Betway Aintree Hurdle  at Aintree Racecourse. Photograph: Nigel French/PA Wire

Magic of Light will be Jessica Harrington’s first ever Randox Aintree Grand National runner on Saturday and the renowned trainer enjoyed a perfect Liv(...)

Presenting Percy winning the Galmoy Hurdle at Gowran in January. It has been discovered  he has sclerosis in his near hind-leg. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Presenting Percy could return to action next season after fears he’d suffered a leg fracture at Cheltenham thankfully proved unfounded. The hugely po(...)

Galway trainer Pat Kelly. Success at Cheltenham for the last three years from a small stable in the west of Ireland has seen Kelly regularly accused of genius. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Presenting Percy is present and correct for the Magners Cheltenham Gold Cup. Come 3.30pm on Friday afternoon it might do to check to make sure the fav(...)

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(...)

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(...)

Davy Russell with Presenting Percy. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Presenting Percy’s owner Philip Reynolds has revealed Bellshill is the rival he fears the most, as the Magners Cheltenham Gold Cup gets ever closer. (...)

 Davy Russell riding Presenting Percy clear over the last to win The John Mulhern Galmoy Hurdle  at Gowran Park  in Kilkenny, Ireland. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

The Cheltenham Gold Cup favourite Presenting Percy has been tagged a ‘Scarlet Pimpernel’ type figure but his local Galway track is shortly set to see (...)

 Davy Russell guiding Presenting Percy to victory in the Galmoy Hurdle at Gowran last month. It was the horse’s  sole racecourse appearance since winning last year’s RSA at Cheltenham. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty

The owner of Cheltenham Gold Cup favourite Presenting Percy insists he has no concerns about the horse lining up in steeplechasing’s Blue Riband with(...)

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(...)

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