Mark Walsh riding Sir Erec clears the last jump to win the Tattersalls Ireland Spring Juvenile Hurdle at Leopardstown on February 3rd. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

A lot of Irish emotion is going to be invested in Presenting Percy’s Gold Cup challenge, but much of Ireland’s final day financial investment will pro(...)

Sharjah ridden by Patrick Mullins following their victory in the Guinness Galway Hurdle Handicap (Grade A) during day four of the Galway Summer Festival at Galway Racecourse. Photo: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Patrick Mullins was frustrated at missing out on Monday’s big amateur prize but, as consolation goes, winning the Guinness Galway Hurdle on Sharjah to(...)

Mouse Morris with David Mullins and Rule The World after Grand National victory. Photograph: Getty

Trainer Mouse Morris and owners Gigginstown House Stud cannot see lightning striking three times when they go for a Grand National hat-trick at Ayr on(...)

2015 Grand National winner Many Clouds has been entered again for this year’s race. Photograph: Getty

Last year’s winner Many Clouds features among 126 entries for the Crabbie’s Grand National on April 9th, with the Aintree feature attracting the highe(...)

Pineau de Re, ridden by Leighton Aspell, on his way to victory in the 2014 Grand National Steeple Chase at Aintree, with not a penny of  Vinny Fitzpatrick’s money on him. Photograph: Russell Cheyne/Reuters

If the portly figure clinging grimly to a lamp post at twenty to five on Saturday afternoon seemed familiar to Vernon Avenue regulars, it was b(...)

Pineau De Re (right) ridden by Leighton Aspell wins the Grand National. Photograph: Toby Melville/Reuters

If Barry Connell has a cat, it might be advised to keep a low profile for a bit. The Dublin businessman has endured a torrid c(...)

Pineau De Re goes clear to  win the Grand National Steeple at Aintree. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Pineau De Re claimed ’s Grand National glory at Aintree for trainer Dr Richard Newland and jockey Leighton Aspell. The 11-year-old was a (...)