Potters Corner (non-virtual version) en-route to victory in the 2019 Welsh Grand National. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty

These are confusing times for all of us, but spare a thought for Potters Corner. You couldn’t but think of him back home in Wales on Saturday, perhaps(...)

 Paul Townend celebrates  Al Boum Photo’s Gold Cup victory at Cheltenham last year. Photograph:   Glyn Kirk/AFP/Getty Images

Al Boum Photo’s name mightn’t resonate like Best Mate’s but on Friday he could join that former Cheltenham Gold Cup legend as in winning steeplechasin(...)

 Ruby Walsh on Faugheen heads up to the finish line to win the Novices’ Hurdle  at Cheltenham in 2014. Photograph: Richard Heathcote/Getty

For once the old cliché about not a dry eye in the house might be appropriate should the remarkable Faugheen confound every Cheltenham norm on Thursda(...)

By the time Rachael Blackmore brilliantly rode Honeysuckle to victory at Cheltenham on Tuesday, the Tipperary woman had already taken our award for February. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

It’s probably just as well that our sportswomen can only win one monthly award in the year because at the rate Rachael Blackmore’s 2020 is going, she(...)

Jonathon Plouganou on-board Easysland comes home to win ahead of Tiger Roll. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Not many horses can leave a trainer feeling deflated after saddling a Cheltenham double that includes the best young prospect in the sport but Gordon (...)

Could Rachael Blackmore end the Festival as top jockey? Alan Crowhurst/Getty

It has been a long few weeks for racing enthusiasts, with the spectre of the coronavirus looming large over the Cheltenham Festival. More than €4 mil(...)

Benie Des Dieux is the baker bet of two of our Cheltenham punters. Photograph:   Bryan Keane/Inpho

Jerry Kiernan (Olympic athlete and pundit) Jerry Kiernan 1) Champion Hurdle winner? It’s a race I’m lukewarm about. It’s a bad Champ(...)

 Willie Mullins’s  string of horses  returning to  stables after exercising on the gallops at Cheltenham racecourse on Sunday.  Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Sneezed at a kids’ party on Saturday. Nearly died. Correction, was nearly murdered. If looks could kill, the coronavirus would have fairly fallen down(...)

Gordon Elliott has confirmed Envoi Allen will run in the Ballymore on Wednesday. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Gordon Elliott has confirmed Envoi Allen will run in the Ballymore Novices’ Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival on Wednesday. The Cheveley Park Stud-ow(...)

 Paul Townend rides Al Boum Photo to win the Gold Cup on the final day of last year’s Cheltenham festival. Photograph:  Getty Images

Tuesday 1.30 Skybet Supreme Novices Hurdle Abacadabras (G Elliott) 4-1 Asterion Forlonge (W Mullins) 5-2 Berkshire Royal (W Mullins) 33-1 Captain Gu(...)

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