Min and Paul Towenend (L) took the John Durkan Chase at Punchestown. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Min recorded back to back victories in Punchestown’s Grade One John Durkan Chase on Sunday and struggled once again for 100 per cent of the spotlight.(...)

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(...)

Davy Russell onboard Presenting Percy comes home to win the John Mulhern Galmoy Hurdle at Gowran Park in January 2019. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Gold Cup dreams for Presenting Percy were dashed at Cheltenham last March but his eagerly anticipated return to action in Sunday’s John Durkan Chase a(...)

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. (...)

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