Don Cossack

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Patrick Mullins: “Cue Card is the one to beat on form but he is coming back from a fall and he has been beaten there a few times, so that gives us some hope.”

Colin Tizzard feels Cue Card is still in tip-top form ahead of his bid to put behind him his costly Cheltenham Gold Cup fall in the Betfred Bowl at Ai(...)

Jockey Jack Kennedy on Squouateur before the Martin Pipe Conditional Jockeys’ Handicap Hurdle during Gold Cup Day of the 2016 Cheltenham Festival at Cheltenham Racecourse. Photograph: PA

The hand of history is all over the 2016 Boylesports Irish Grand National but its destiny could rest in the hands of its youngest jockey as Jack Kenne(...)

Ruby Walsh on Djakadam wins The John Durkan Memorial Punchestown Steeplechase. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Don Cossack 5/2 Rather like Annie Power, his two previous visits to the Festival have not ended well. He fell in the RSA of 2014 and ran as if the (...)

 Bryan Cooper guides Don Poli, left, over the last to win The Lexus Steeplechase at Leopardstown in  December. Cooper has sided with Don Cossack today.  Photo: by Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images)

It would be ironic if Don Poli – the horse famously not particularly bothered – proves the one to finally give Willie Mullins the Timico Cheltenham Go(...)

Bryan Cooper on Don Cossack, his chosen ride for  the Gold Cup. Photograph: Inpho

Bryan Cooper has confirmed he will ride Don Cossack in Friday’s Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup, the feature event on the final day of the Festival. Coope(...)

From left: Camilla Sharples, Mary Nugent and Zoe Winston (with Lily the dog), pictured with racehorse Don Cossack at Gordon Elliott’s stables in Cullentra, Co Meath. Photograph: Barry Cronin

Zoe Winston’s tiny prefab office in Gordon Elliott’s racing yard in Meath is a long way from Brown Thomas. Her previous job was a three-month spell se(...)

Gordon Elliott has said Bryan Cooper might choose not to ride Cheltenham Gold Cup favourite Don Cossack. Photograph: Inpho

Gordon Elliott would not be shocked if Bryan Cooper decided against riding Cheltenham Gold Cup favourite Don Cossack in favour of one of the other Gig(...)

Bryan Cooper on No More Heroes at Fairyhouse in November. The horse will get a run at Leopardstown tomorrow. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Willie Mullins and Gordon Elliott have 14 weekend runners between them, but with just over a fortnight out from the Cheltenham festival their primary(...)

Don Cossack (left) with Tony McCoy on board on his way to winning the Melling Chase at Aintree from another one of the Gold Cup favourites Cue Card. Photograph: Clive Rose/Getty Images.

Gordon Elliott feels the track at Cheltenham holds no fears for his Timico Gold Cup hope Don Cossack despite two fruitless visits so far. A faller in (...)

Anna Van den Troost on Nil Kamla, left, on her way to winning the HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies World Championship at the White Turf races in St Moritz. Photograph: Gian Ehrenzeller/Keystone via AP

The lead-in to Cheltenham will contain near-forensic examination of the form shown by the various top stables and Ball D’Arc’s Grade Two victory at Na(...)

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