Rachael Blackmore on Quilixios celebrates after winning at Cheltenham. Photograph: Inpho

Quilixios gave Rachael Blackmore a remarkable sixth victory of the week at the Cheltenham Festival when landing the JCB Triumph Hurdle. Blackmore can(...)

  Rachael Blackmore riding A Plus Tard clear the last to win the Close Brothers Novices’ Handicap Chase at Cheltenham Racecourse in March  2019. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Rachael Blackmore bids to become the first jockey in 24 years to complete the Champion Hurdle-Gold Cup double at Cheltenham on Friday. Tony McCoy ma(...)

Aidan Coleman riding Put The Kettle On clears on the way to winning the Champion Chase during day two of the Cheltenham Festival. Photograph: PA

Another Henry De Bromhead trained mare, Put The Kettle On, secured championship honours at Cheltenham on Wednesday. Twenty four hours after Honeysuc(...)

Jack Kennedy celebrates after riding Black Tears to win the Close Brothers Mares’ Hurdle during day one of the Cheltenham Festival. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/PA Wire

Gordon Elliott won’t see a racecourse again until September at the earliest but his presence was still stamped on Tuesday’s Cheltenham action as two h(...)

Rachael Blackmore celebrates  on Honeysuckle after victory in the Unibet  Champion Hurdle on the opening day of the Cheltenham Festival. Photograph:  Michael Steele/PA Wire

Racing got a perfect result in the most imperfect circumstances when Rachael Blackmore created history on the Unibet Champion Hurdle winner Honeysuckl(...)

Rachael Blackmore wins the  Irish Champion Hurdle on Honeysuckle at Leopardstown during the Dubli Racing Festival. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

An unprecedented Cheltenham is ripe for an unparalleled accomplishment when Rachael Blackmore and Honeysuckle line up for Tuesday’s Unibet Champion Hu(...)

Oisin Murphy is set to return from a three-month ban from racing. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/PA

An orange for breakfast, a protein shake for lunch, vegetables for dinner. Only the overground vegetables, not the underground ones, so lots of cabbag(...)

Limerick faces a 4pm Saturday inspection ahead of Sunday’s meeting. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Ahead of Cheltenham there’s an inevitable sense of ‘Before the Lord Mayor’s Show’ about this weekend’s domestic action. A trio of meetings could get (...)

 Rachael Blackmore after victory on Honeysuckle in the Mares Hurdle at Cheltenham lasat March. Photograph:  Tom Jenkins/Getty Images

A sport on the ropes from the reputational battering it has suffered in recent weeks could get no greater boost than for Rachael Blackmore to flourish(...)

Rachael Blackmore urges Honeysuckle on to win the Mares Hurdle race at last year’s    Cheltenham  Racing Festival in Gloucestershire. Photograph: Tom Jenkins/Getty Images

Bookmakers reckon they’ve got enough on their side to prevent a day one festival bonanza for punters at Cheltenham on Tuesday. A series of short-pric(...)

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