Nichols Canyon

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Apple’s Jade holds entries in the two-mile Ryanair Hurdle and the three-mile Squared Financial Christmas Hurdle at Leopardstown’s Christmas festival. Photograph: Inpho

Michael O’Leary’s Gigginstown Stud team has indicated there is “a fair chance” star mare Apple’s Jade will test her stamina over three miles for the f(...)

Yorkhill is quoted by many bookmakers for every championship event at Cheltenham from the Champion Hurdle to the Gold Cup. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Perhaps racing’s most enigmatic talent, Yorkhill, is set to return to action at Christmas and Willie Mullins has indicated his likely target is the €1(...)

Apple’s Jade ridden by Jack Kennedy (left)  on the way to winning the Bar One Racing Hatton`s Grace Hurdle at Fairyhouse.   Photo credit should read: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

 Horse Racing Ireland’s director of racing has defended the sex allowance given to mares when they compete against males and said it is statistic(...)

Apple’s Jade:   Navan run last month could  give her  a crucial edge in  Sunday’s Hatton’s Grace Hurdle. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Fairyhouse’s ‘Winter Festival’ is the first major Grade One card of the jumps campaign so it’s little surprise National Hunt racing’s big boys are com(...)

The top-flight pair of Apple’s Jade and Death Duty could lead Michael O’Leary’s Grade One squad into Winter Festival action at Fairyhouse although th(...)

Faugheen is set to return to action after a 22-month layoff at Punchestown. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Faugheen is on course to make his first start in 22 months at Punchestown on Sunday when the Willie Mullins-trained star will try to settle a score in(...)

Ruby Walsh on board Nichols Canyon celebrate after victory in the Sun Bets Stayers Hurdle during St Patrick’s Thursday of the Cheltenham Festival. Photograph: Harry Trump/Getty Images

Nichols Canyon will miss Saturday’s Calvin Houghland Iroquois in Nashville after suffering an injury while shipping to America. The seven-year-old wa(...)

  Champion trainer Willie Mullins: Cheltenham   hero Nichols Canyon  is chasing a $500,000 bonus at the  Iroquois Hurdle in Nashville on Saturday week. Photograph:  Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Willie Mullins has his first runner of the new National Hunt season at Ballinrobe’s opening fixture of 2017 on Tuesday evening but Ireland’s champion (...)

Nichols Canyon (R) was just beaten by Unowhatimeanharry at Punchestown. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty

Willie Mullins has confirmed his star staying hurdler Nichols Canyon will attempt to win a lucrative bonus in America later this month. Having won th(...)

Noel  Fehily on board Unowhatimeanharry pips Nichols Canyon and Ruby Walsh to win the Ladbrokes Champion Stayers Hurdle at Punchestown. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

For a second day in a row the Willie Mullins-Ruby Walsh team emerged on the wrong side of a vintage finish to a Punchestown festival feature as their (...)

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