Punchestown

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Davy Russell: has recorded 95 winners this term and is 30 clear of Paul Townend in the jockeys’ championship.  Photograph: Matt Browne/Sportsfile

Davy Russell passed the €2 million prizemoney mark for the season at Punchestown on Sunday and the jockey remains on course to enjoy his best ever ca(...)

Jack Kennedy on board Monbeg Notorious comes home to win the the Goffs Thyestes Handicap Steeplechase at Gowran. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

The impressive Thyestes Chase winner Monbeg Notorious could try to carry topweight to victory in Sunday’s €100,000 Boylesports National Trial at Punc(...)

 Robbie Power riding Sizing John (R) pips Djakadam (L) to claim the Punchestown Gold Cup last  April. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

A mouth-watering clash between the new 2017 ‘Horse of the Year’ Sizing John and the history-seeking Djakadam is on the card for Sunday’s John Durkan (...)

In pole for Punchestown: Apple’s Jade is being aimed at the three-miler or the mares’ race. Photograph:   Brian Lawless/PA

Cheltenham heroine Apple’s Jade is set to spearhead a formidable team for Gigginstown House Stud at next week’s Punchestown Festival. The Gordon Elli(...)

For the second day of Cheltenham guest tipster Tony Keenan recommends  betting on Tin Soldier, Sir Valentino and Auvergnat

2:50 – Tin Soldier Apparent plot horses tend to be overbet in the festival handicaps, the whiff of conspiracy often exciting punters more than soli(...)

Ruby Walsh rides  Limini  to win The Trull House Stud Mares’ Novices’ Hurdle Race at Cheltenham last year. Photograph: Getty

Connections of Limini pointed to it having been a “big ask” to pitch her into the Stan James Champion Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival after the mare(...)

Ruby Walsh on Annie Power at Aintree. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Next month’s Morgiana Hurdle at Punchestown appears the most likely comeback target for Annie Power. The Willie Mullins-trained eight-year-old became(...)

Three Stars ridden by Ruby Walsh races clear of the last on the way to winning the Buck House Novice Steeplechase at Punchestown. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

Three Stars produced an impressive display in the hands of Ruby Walsh to run out an authoritative winner of the Buck House Novice Chase at Punchestown(...)

 Paddy Brennan riding Cue Card clear of the last to win The Betfred Bowl Steeple Chase at Aintree earlier this month. Photograph :  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Originally billed as the festival’s potentially epic centrepiece, Punchestown’s Day Two feature now appears an ideal opportunity for Britain’s top ch(...)

David Mullins riding Brain Power in action at Punchestown. Photo: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Barry Geraghty admitted to having been “flattened” by the Noble Emperor controversy at the start of the month, and his subsequent successful appeal ag(...)

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