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Samcro at the Leopardstown Christmas festival launch in   Gordon Elliott’s yard in  Longwood, Co Meath, on Monday.  Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

If you’re only as good as your last winner then Gordon Elliott was entitled to feel very good indeed on Monday morning. The Gold Cup and dual-Aintree(...)

 Bryan Cooper: when he lost his job as Gigginstown’s retained rider in the summer of 2017 he  had to start again.  Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

In Liberty Hall last Wednesday evening we watched a one-man band lose a fight with himself onstage. Damon Gough, the Manchester singer-songwriter bett(...)

Road to Respect: was fourth in steeplechasing’s ‘Blue Riband’ last season and sets out on a new campaign in the Irish Daily Star Chase. Photograph: Dan Sheridan

The sight of Cheltenham Gold Cup contenders returning to action is a sure sign of approaching winter and Road To Respect provides such a signal at Pu(...)

Road To Respect comes back in trip and takes his chance at three miles. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

Day Two of Punchestown can be marked by Road To Respect successfully taking the route to centre stage.   Michael O’Leary’s runner is one of a fo(...)

Sub Lieutenant: last year he  closed on Un De Sceaux from the final fence, eventually narrowing the gap to a length and a half. Photograph: Inpho/Presseye

Cheltenham’s ultra-testing conditions could prove to be a mixed blessing for one of the festival’s strongest favourites Un De Sceaux on Thursday. Th(...)

Michael O’Leary, Gordon Elliott and Jack Kennedy with Samcro celebrate after winning the Ballymore Novices’ Hurdle at Cheltenham on Wednesday. Photograph: Michael Steele/Getty Images

Michael O’Leary is not a man who would appear to shy away from a bit of hype and razzmatazz, given some of the publicity stunts he has pulled with Rya(...)

Our Duke and Robbie Power (left) win the Grade Two  Red Mills Steeplechase from Presenting Percy  at Gowran Park. Photograph: PA Wire

Michael O’Leary reckons his ambitions for a Cheltenham Gold Cup hat-trick could flounder against the English favourite Might Bite. The Ryanair boss –(...)

Samcro, ridden by Jack Kennedy, jumps the last to win the Monksfield Novice Hurdle at Navan Racecourse. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

There’s nothing more seductive for many racing fans than hitching their wagon early to the next big thing, and Samcro’s devastating Navan rout on Sund(...)

Samcro and Jack Kennedy jump the last at Navan. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

Samcro extended his unbeaten record with a dominant display in the “Monksfield” Novice Hurdle at Navan. Trainer Gordon Elliott has made no secret of (...)

Sizing John ridden by Robbie Power on their way to victory in the Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup on the final day of the 2017 Cheltenham Festival. Photo: Mike Egerton/PA Wire

Sizing John pulled off a unique Gold Cup hat-trick last season and Jessica Harrington’s 2017 Horse of the Year candidate is on course to try and claim(...)

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