Dessie Hughes

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A file shot of trainer Dessie Hughes (left) who has died aged 71 with jockey Bryan Cooper. Photograph: PA

Tributes have been paid to Irish horse racing great Dessie Hughes, who has died aged 71.The jockey-turned-trainer, who enjoyed success on both fronts (...)

Barry Geraghy and Jezki jump clear ahead of My Tent Or Yours (Tony McCoy) during the Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham last March. Photo: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Jezki, Hurricane Fly, Faugheen and More Of That all appear among a star-studded entry for the Bar One Racing Hatton’s Grace Hurdle at Fairyhouse on No(...)

 The Tullow Tank, seen winning over hurdles last year, made an impressive chasing debut at Fairyhouse today.

The Tullow Tank made an impressive return from a lengthy layoff as he claimed the Fairyhouse Membership 2015 On Sale Now Beginners Chase on his fencin(...)

The Tullow Tank on his way to victory under Danny Mullins  in the  The Bar One Racing Royal Bond Novice Hurdle at Fairyhouse last year. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

It is nine months since The Tullow Tank last made a racecourse appearance and there will be plenty of interest when he returns to action for his firs(...)

Meeting some of the heroes of the turf – human and equine – is one of the attractions of the Curragh Thoroughbred Trail. It’s a one-off event which is(...)

Willie Mullins has settled on Ballycasey for the Gold Cup on Sunday.

Only four runners will go to post for the Grade One Powers Gold Cup at Fairyhouse on Sunday. From a handful of options Willie Mullins has(...)

Ruby Walsh and Hurricane Fly on the gallops today in Cheltenham. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Ruby Walsh reports Hurricane Fly in fine shape after giving the dual Champion Hurdle winner a spin on the track ahead of Tuesday’s showpiece a(...)

Katie Walsh riding Foxrock on the gallops at Cheltenham racecourse yesterday. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images.

After weeks of speculation on whether or not Last Instalment would be prevented by the racing authorities fro(...)

On His Own has been supplemented for the Gold Cup.

Bobs Worth and Silviniaco Conti feature among 17 possibles at the confirmation stage for the Betfred Cheltenham Gold Cup on Friday, for which O(...)

First Lieutenant (centre) finishes second, beaten a length and a half, to Bobs Worth (left) in the Lexus Chase and could renew rivalry in the Gold Cup on Friday week.

It is 40 years since Mouse Morris first tasted Cheltenham success but the trainer who has rarely if ever made a wrong festival move admits he i(...)

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