Sir Des Champs

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Barry Geraghty celebrates on Bobs Worth after winning the Cheltenham Gold Cup Chase. Photograph:  Andrew Redington/Getty Images

Festival form so often proves paramount and there are no better equipped horses for one week in March than Bobs Worth as he emerged triumphant (...)

Jockey Tony McCoy

Nearly quarter of a century after Norton ’s Coin sprang the ultimate Cheltenham Gold Cup shock, Rebecca Curtis can strike a Grade One blow for (...)

Michael O’Leary celebrates after First Lieutenant took the honours in the 2011 Neptune. Photograph: Inpho/Dan Sheridan

Never in the seven year history of the Ryanair Chase has the big-race sponsor Michael O’Leary looked to have a better chance o(...)

Paul Townend puts  Hurricane Fly through his paces yesterday on the gallops in Cheltenham. Photograph: INPHO/Dan Sheridan

Ireland ’s sporting fortunes often revolve around a single personality: a Roy Keane or Brian O’Driscoll performing when it counts most. (...)

My Tent Or Yours is a hotpot for the opening William Hill Supreme Novices Hurdle; Simonsig’s even hotter for the Racing Post Arkle: but (...)

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