Philip Fenton

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A horse and jockey make their way back from the gallops past bookies stands during Cheltenham Gold Cup Day. Photograph: David Davies/PA Wire

Last Instalment will take his chance in this afternoon’s Cheltenham Gold Cup, but fellow Gigginstown House Stud-owned runner First Lieutenant h(...)

Willie Mullins’s novice hurdlers have been in brilliant form all week and I think Briar Hill (...)

Gigginstown owner Michael O’Leary and wife Anita celebrate winning The Gold Cup with War of Attrition in 2006.

Michael O’Leary doesn’t believe fences are for sitting on. The Ryanair boss has been accused of many things but t(...)

Jockey Barry Geraghty kisses the Stan James Champion Hurdle Challenge Trophy after winning on Jezki. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

A Champion Hurdle win and a record-breaking sixth successive victory by the Queen of Cheltenham Quevega should have been enough to send Irish (...)

Ruby Walsh and Ballycasey in action. Ballycasey has always carried a huge reputation from within the Mullins camp. He can deliver on that in style today in the RSA. Photo: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

In 2009 Dunguib looked to have the racing world at his feet with a spectacular Cheltenham fes(...)

Barry Connell: reputed to have paid €1m for Champion Hurdle contender Our Connor. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Interest in Barry Connell usually revolves around figures. He is a hugely-successful businessman after all and there will be no shortage of fig(...)

Trainer Willie Mullins with Hurricane Fly and jockey Ruby Walsh (left) on the gallops at Cheltenham. Photograph: David Davies/PA Wire

Willie Mullins refers to it as “the cloud” that will hang over Cheltenham this week, the “it” being drugs and their use within racing. But the (...)

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(...)

Trainer Phillip Fenton celebrates winning The Hennessy Gold Cup with Last Instalment at Leopardstown in February. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Cheltenham countdown: Trainer Philip Fenton has confirmed Last Instalment will he(...)

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(...)

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