Tony Mccoy

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The veteran former Welsh National hero Raz De Maree. The 14-year-old is famous for plugging on at the end of marathon races. Photograph: Getty Images

Ahead of Saturday’s gruelling stamina test in the Midlands Grand National, there is likely to be keen anticipation of any action that might be taken (...)

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(...)

Barry Geraghty kisses the  Champion Hurdle trophy  after winning the race with Buveur D’air in 2018. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Barry Geraghty’s first Cheltenham festival ride was in 1999. Twenty years later he starts this week with what he describes as being as good as book of(...)

Barry Geraghty on Birchdale (right) clear the last to win The Ballymore Novices’ Hurdle as Richard Johnson on Brewin’upastorm fall at Cheltenham on Saturday. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

There isn’t much Barry Geraghty hasn’t achieved during his remarkable career although a first winner at the Dublin Racing Festival will be in his sigh(...)

Tony McCoy celebrates winning the Gold Cup onboard Carlingford Lough  at Leopardstown in 2015. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

JP McManus won the Paddy Power Chase with Auvergnat but the victory was tinged with sadness as the owner’s veteran star Carlingford Lough collapsed an(...)

A country pile with the perfect bloodstock pedigree is looking to extend its range by getting into the movie business. The owners, Lorna and Harry Fow(...)

 Richard Johnson on Native River celebrates after winning the Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup Chase at   Cheltenham, England. Photograph:  Justin Setterfield/Getty Images

A Cheltenham festival that threatened to turn into an Irish benefit saw Native River retrieve home honour with a superb Timico Gold Cup success on Fri(...)

Douvan:  “He has the talent to win over two miles and three miles and could be even better over the longer trip,” said Tony McCoy.  Photograph:  Sportsfile/Corbis via Getty Images

Less than nine months after the Derby winner Harzand began his Classic campaign in style at Cork, the track is set to host the return to action on Sun(...)

Johnny MurtaghL  retired after the 2013 Flat season to concentrate on his new career as a trainer, rode as the principal jockey for Aidan O’Brien’s Ballydoyle Stable. Photograph: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire

Johnny Murtagh, a three-times Derby winner and one of the most successful jockeys of recent decades, has spoken at length about his struggle with alco(...)

Former Ireland rugby captain Brian O’Driscoll tees off on the par-three   16th during the first round of the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship at Carnoustie Golf Links. Photograph:  Jane Barlow/PA Wire

Former Ireland rugby captain Brian O’Driscoll showed his team leadership and golfing skills during the first round of the Alfred Dunhill Links Champi(...)

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