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In the parade ring at the festival last year. Photograph: Joe Giddens

To the uninitiated tuning in to see what all this Cheltenham panic is about, Michael O’Leary will be among the festival’s most recognisable faces, a g(...)

View during Cheltenham Festival 2014. Scepticism of tips and claims made by bookmakers are two of the rules to follow at this year’s event, according to Brian O’Connor. File photograph: Mike Hewitt/Getty Images

If experience really is just another name for our mistakes, the following are ten Cheltenham cautions to live by – don’ts rather than do’s – from some(...)

Katie Walsh:  ‘I never in my life went down to the start of a race thinking that I was girl in a field of lads.’ Photograph: Spencer Murphy

Katie Walsh fishes for her phone and digs out the publicity photo she had shot a couple of weeks ago to promote Ladies’ Day at Aintree. “I had to ride(...)

 Tony McCoy at Cheltenham in 2012 - the last race of 2015 festival has been named in his honour. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Tony McCoy believes it is a “privilege” to have a race named in his honour at what will be his last Cheltenham Festival before retirement.The final ra(...)

Tony McCoy will continue after the Cheltenham Festival. Photograph:  Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Tony McCoy has revealed it is extremely doubtful he will hang up his saddle at the Cheltenham Festival. The 19-times champion wants the chance (...)

Ruby Walsh on Hurricane Fly holds off Tony  McCoy on Jezki to win the  BHP Insurances Irish Champion Hurdle at Leopardstown. Photograph:  Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Connections of Jezki were happy enough with his run behind Hurricane Fly at Leopardstown on Sunday despite losing out to his old adversary for a fifth(...)

Annie Power and Ruby Walsh on the way to winning the European Breeders Fund Mares Champion Hurdle at the Punchestown Festival, Punchestown, Co Kildare last May. Photograph: Inpho

BRIAN O’CONNOR Quevega became a Cheltenham legend by winning the OLBG Hurdle six times and it appears the now-retired mare’s former stable companion (...)

Oliver Brady, who recently died aged 75, secured a singular niche for himself in Irish racing as the trainer people rushed to listen to after a race r(...)

Ruby Walsh and Hurricane Fly. Photograph: INPHO/Dan Sheridan

Men and women will be weeping discreetly and others will weep more openly at the plight of two larger- than-life-sized puppets enduring the hel(...)

Barry Geraghty is relishing another festival.

Time was when there were two jockeys who better than anyone else on the run-in to Cheltenham felt the form pulse either side of the Irish Sea. (...)

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