Robin Mounsey

7 results

 Runners and Riders pass the Main Stand during the Pertemps Network Final Handicap Hurdle at Cheltenham during last year’s festival. Photograph: Michael Steele/Getty Images

If it is not every punter’s abiding memory of last year’s Cheltenham Festival, it is certainly the most immediate. Twenty-two horses went to post for (...)

Testing was carried out by BHA personnel at the yards of both Willie Mullins and Gordon Elliott prior to the Cheltenham National Hunt festival. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The British Horseracing Authority has confirmed it is prepared to drug-test horses trained in Ireland before they race in some of the major flat meet(...)

A view of racing at the Cheltenham Festival last week. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

British racing’s ruling body insists it has total faith in Ireland’s anti-doping system although British Horseracing Authority personnel carried out t(...)

Lisa O’Neill and Samcro at Fairyhouse last April. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Michael O’Leary is famed for wrong-footing his opposition and could do it again at next month’s Dublin Racing Festival by pitching his most exciting n(...)

 Jockey Graham Gibbons has been accused by the Kempton stewards of swapping a urine sample he was required to provide with that of another jockey. Photograph: Simon Cooper/PA Wire.

Graham Gibbons, the leading jockey on the all-weather circuit so far this winter, has agreed to stand himself down “with immediate, indefinite effect(...)

A general view of horses on the gallops during at  Willie Mullins’s stables in Bagenalstown. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Willie Mullins will be taking the same security precautions as always as he sends his strongest ever team over to the Cheltenham Festival next (...)

Encke lands last year’s St Leger at Doncaster, denying Camelot the much coveted Triple Crown.

Encke will retain his status as a Classic winner despite Monday’s revelation that he returned a positive test for an anabolic steroid this spri(...)