Don Cossack

121 results

Djakadam, with Ruby Walsh up, jumps the last ahead of Outlander, with Davy Russell up, on their way to winning The John Durkan Memorial Punchestown Steeplechase last December. Photograph: Cody Glenn/Sportsfile via Getty Images

If, in the week that’s in it, there’s a weird synchronicity to the idea of Djakadam finally giving Willie Mullins a longed-for success in a St Patrick(...)

Rich Ricci: “The Gold Cup is what you always have in mind.” Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

At the start of this week Rich Ricci described this season as “diabolical” in terms of the misfortune endured by his star-studded string of horses. A(...)

Bryan Cooper on Tombstone during the visit to Gordon Elliott’s stables in Longwood, County Meath, Ireland.  Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

The facilities Gordon Elliott has to train his 170 horses in Co Meath are notably lavish but little details suggest why he and the Ryanair boss Michae(...)

Bryan Cooper and Petit Mouchoir clear the last fence to win the Ryanair Hurdle at the Leopardstown Christmas Festival. Photograph: INPHO/James Crombie

Bryan Cooper returns to action with eight weekend rides which the Gold Cup winning rider hopes will begin a successful run-in to the Cheltenham festiv(...)

Jockey Ruby Walsh on Annie Power after victory in the   Champion Hurdle at the 2016 Cheltenham Festival. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

It is just five weeks until the white flag is raised for the start of the Cheltenham Festival but the build-up to the greatest National Hunt meeting o(...)

Faugheen ‘The Machine’ has been ruled out of the Cheltenham Festival. Photograph: Reuters/Eddie Keogh

 The precariously fragile nature of the thoroughbred can rarely have been better illustrated than by how both Faugheen and Min were ruled out of(...)

Trainer Jessica Harrington. Photograph:  Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Sizing John could find himself in the Ryanair Chase at Cheltenham in March after coming home best to claim top honours in the Ladbrokes Ireland Kinloc(...)

Gigginstown Stud’s principal Cheltenham Gold Cup hope now looks to be the Lexus winner Outlander.  Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

 Gordon Elliott has dominated this season’s major handicap chases and will be doubly-represented in the first six-figure pot of 2017 at Fairyhou(...)

Don Cossack ridden by Bryan Cooper comes home to win the Gold Cup at the 2016 Cheltenham Festival. Photo: Inpho

Don Cossack, winner of the 2016 Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup, has been retired after suffering a setback, trainer Gordon Elliott has announced. Owned b(...)

Coneygree: the 2015 Cheltenham Gold Cup winner is set to miss this year’s renewal, according to Sara Bradstock, wife of trainer, Mark Bradstock. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

The Grade One star Zabana will attempt to re-establish his Cheltenham Gold Cup credentials at Leopardstown next month.  Last season’s Punchesto(...)

  • « First
  • Prev
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • Next
  • Last »