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County: Mullins hot streak continues with Arctic Fire

Racing Post | 1 week ago
ARCTIC FIRE defied top weight and a layoff in excess of a year to provide trainer Willie Mullins with a fifth winner of the week as he narrowly prevailed under Paul Townend in an action-packed finish. Read More...

Triumph: Defi Du Seuil far too good for rivals

Racing Post | 1 week ago
DEFI DU SEUIL put up a superb performance to hand trainer Philip Hobbs a first winner of the week in the opening race of the final day of the Cheltenham Festival. Read More...

Triumph: Defi Du Seuil proves a cut above rivals

Racing Post | 1 week ago
DEFI DU SEUIL put up a superb performance to hand trainer Philip Hobbs a first winner of the week in the opening race of the final day of the Cheltenham Festival. Read More...

Great Gold Cups: six unforgettable renewals

Racing Post | 1 week ago
With the 2017 Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup looming ever closer, we remember some great heroes of years gone by who lit up the final afternoon of the festival. Read More...

Punters place faith in Irish powerhouses Elliott and Mullins

Racing Post | 1 week ago
A FEATURE of the 2017 Cheltenham Festival has been the remarkable success enjoyed by Irish trainers and punters have placed their faith in the powerhouse yards of Gordon Elliott and Willie Mullins on Gold Cup day. Read More...

Mackay suffers multiple fractures in race spill

Racing Post | 1 week ago
Jockey Nicky Mackay broke his femur and fractured his leg in three places in a fall at Chelmsford on Thursday night. Read More...

The Cheltenham Briefing: news, going and non-runners

Racing Post | 1 week ago
The final day of the festival promises to be the most absorbing yet as the universally popular jumps horse Cue Card tries to add the Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup to his bulging trophy cabinet. Read More...

The Cheltenham Briefing: key betting news, latest going and non-runners

Racing Post | 1 week ago
The final day of the festival promises to be the most absorbing yet as the universally popular jumps horse Cue Card tries to add the Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup to his bulging trophy cabinet. Read More...

Djakadam set for third shot at elusive Gold Cup

Racing Post | 1 week ago
Djakadam is back for a third crack at the one race that continues to elude his record-breaking trainer Willie Mullins. Read More...

Claisse hails perfect conditions on final morning

Racing Post | 1 week ago
SIMON CLAISSE says conditions at Cheltenham on the morning of the Timico Gold Cup are "perfect", with the going on both the hurdle and chase courses officially good all over. Read More...

Five things to look for on the final day at Cheltenham

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE big talking points ahead of an electrifying fourth and final day. Read More...

Three things to take from day three of the festival

Racing Post | 1 week ago
Just one day remains of the Cheltenham Festival this year and it has been another memorable one. We look at three things to take away from day three for the rest of the meeting. Read More...

Kim Muir: Domesday Book strikes for Andrews

Racing Post | 1 week ago
GINA ANDREWS delivered a festival winner for Stuart Edmunds as Domesday Book overhauled Pendra in the closing stages to win the Fulke Walwyn Kim Muir Handicap Chase. Read More...

Dawn Run: Let’s Dance keeps Mullins in winning groove

Racing Post | 1 week ago
LET'S DANCE capped a superb day for Willie Mullins and Ruby Walsh as she gave the duo their fourth winner on an unforgettable day. Read More...

Dawn Run: Ricci joins Mullins party with Let’s Dance

Racing Post | 1 week ago
LET'S DANCE capped a superb day for Willie Mullins and Ruby Walsh as she gave the duo their fourth winner on an unforgettable day. Read More...

Stable Plate: Road To Respect flies home for Meade

Racing Post | 1 week ago
GIGGINSTOWN HOUSE STUD got their winner on Ryanair Chase day as Road To Respect swept to an easy victory in the Brown Advisory And Merriebelle Stable Plate under Bryan Cooper. Read More...

Stayers’ Hurdle: Mullins bandwagon rolls on with Canyon

Racing Post | 1 week ago
MUCH was made that after two days Willie Mullins was yet to saddle a winner, but the Closutton machine clicked into gear in fine style on Thursday with Ruby Walsh guiding home Nichols Canyon for a third win on the day for the pair. Read More...

Ryanair: Un De Sceaux runs rivals ragged from front

Racing Post | 1 week ago
UN DE SCEAUX left Willie Mullins wondering whether he could have won him a first Queen Mother Champion Chase after producing the kind of spectacular performance in the Ryanair Chase that had been expected of Douvan in the Wednesday feature. Read More...

Ryanair: Un De Sceaux very special for Walsh and Mullins

Racing Post | 1 week ago
UN DE SCEAUX avenged his defeat in last year's Champion Chase by winning the Ryanair Chase in spectacular fashion under Ruby Walsh. Read More...

Ryanair: Un De Sceaux special for Walsh and Mullins

Racing Post | 1 week ago
UN DE SCEAUX avenged his defeat in last year's Champion Chase by winning the Ryanair Chase in spectacular fashion under Ruby Walsh. Read More...

Pertemps: Percy delivers in style despite handicap rise

Racing Post | 1 week ago
PRESENTING PERCY, the horse which trainer Patrick Kelly, owner Philip Reynolds and jockey Davy Russell called BHA chief handicapper Phil Smith every name under the sun for his harsh treatment, ran away with the Pertemps. Read More...

JLT: Yorkhill opens floodgates for Walsh and Mullins

Racing Post | 1 week ago
IT WAS a long time coming, but that made it all the sweeter when Yorkhill finally delivered for Cheltenham's dominant pair after 25 successive festival losers for the stable. Read More...

Mullins and Walsh off the mark as Yorkhill strikes in JLT

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE winner Willie Mullins and Ruby Walsh - so often the dominant pair at the Cheltenham Festival - were waiting for to get off the mark at this year's meeting arrived when enigmatic Yorkhill landed Thursday's JLT Novices' Chase. Read More...

JLT: Mullins and Walsh off the mark as Yorkhill strikes

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE winner Willie Mullins and Ruby Walsh - so often the dominant pair at the Cheltenham Festival - craved at this year's meeting arrived when the enigmatic Yorkhill landed Thursday's JLT Novices' Chase. Read More...

Douvan set for MRI scan after Champion Chase flop

Racing Post | 1 week ago
DOUVAN, who was found to be lame after flopping in the Betway Queen Mother Champion Chase on Wednesday, will undergo an MRI scan on Thursday to try to source the problem. Read More...

Well-regarded Death Duty faces 14 in Albert Bartlett

Racing Post | 1 week ago
GORDON ELLIOTT has never hidden his admiration for Death Duty and the horse he rates as the best novice hurdler he has ever trained will face 14 rivals in Friday's Albert Bartlett at the Cheltenham Festival. Read More...

In-form Fehily to ride Minella Rocco in Gold Cup

Racing Post | 1 week ago
NOEL FEHILY, whose Cheltenham Festival is going better than perhaps he could ever have imagined, might find things getting even sweeter after it was confirmed he would ride Minella Rocco in Friday's Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup. Read More...

In-form Fehily to ride Minella Rocco in Cheltenham Gold Cup

Racing Post | 1 week ago
NOEL FEHILY, whose Cheltenham Festival is going better than perhaps he could ever have imagined, might find things getting even sweeter after it was confirmed he would ride Minella Rocco in Friday's Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup. Read More...

In-form Fehily to ride Rocco in Cheltenham Gold Cup

Racing Post | 1 week ago
NOEL FEHILY, whose Cheltenham Festival is going better than perhaps he could ever have imagined, might find things getting even sweeter after it was confirmed he would ride Minella Rocco in Friday's Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup. Read More...

Henderson hoping to notch in JLT

Racing Post | 1 week ago
WHEN Paul Nicholls suggested last month Nicky Henderson, and not Colin Tizzard, was the biggest threat to his champion trainers' title, his old rival dismissed it as mischievous mind games. Read More...

Henderson hoping to extend title lead with Top Notch

Racing Post | 1 week ago
WHEN Paul Nicholls suggested last month Nicky Henderson, and not Colin Tizzard, was the biggest threat to his champion trainers' title, his old rival dismissed it as mischievous mind games. Read More...

Top Notch the top chance for Henderson to extend title lead

Racing Post | 1 week ago
WHEN Paul Nicholls suggested last month Nicky Henderson, and not Colin Tizzard, was the biggest threat to his champion trainers' title, his old rival dismissed it as mischievous mind games. Read More...

The Cheltenham briefing: betting news, going and non-runners

Racing Post | 1 week ago
Racing moves from the Old to the New course for the third day of the festival and Willie Mullins will be hoping it brings a change of fortune after the dampener of Douvan's defeat. Read More...

The Cheltenham briefing: news, going and non-runners

Racing Post | 1 week ago
Racing moves from the Old to the New course for the third day of the festival and Willie Mullins will be hoping it brings a change of fortune after the dampener of Douvan's defeat. Read More...

Good, good to soft in places at Cheltenham after watering

Racing Post | 1 week ago
CONDITIONS for day three of the Cheltenham Festival are described as good, good to soft in places after clerk of the course Simon Claisse and his team watered the track last night. Read More...

Unowhatimeanharry in good shape to land knockout blow

Racing Post | 1 week ago
HARRY FRY knows what it means to saddle a Cheltenham Festival championship race winner - he was the assistant who supervised the preparation of 2012 Champion Hurdle winner Rock On Ruby for Paul Nicholls. Read More...

Four things to look out for on day three at Cheltenham

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE big talking points ahead of an electrifying third day in prospect. Read More...

Mark Walsh to miss rest of festival after heavy fall

Racing Post | 1 week ago
A WEEK that promised so much for Mark Walsh has ended in heartache after he suffered concussion and a leg fracture following a heavy fall from Consul De Thaix in the Neptune Novices' Hurdle yesterday, writes Richard Forristal. Read More...

Three things to take from day two of the festival

Racing Post | 1 week ago
We have reached the halfway point of the Cheltenham Festival and what a two days of action we have had. We look at three things we can takeaway from day two for the rest of the meeting and beyond. Read More...

Champion Bumper: Fayonagh flies to stunning win

Racing Post | 1 week ago
FAYONAGH defied everything up to and almost including the laws of physics to complete a remarkable last-to-first victory in the Champion Bumper and bring up a fifth win of the festival for trainer Gordon Elliott. Read More...

Fred Winter: Tiger gives Williams overdue maiden win

Racing Post | 1 week ago
NICK WILLIAMS got his first Cheltenham Festival winner as Flying Tiger was delivered to pounce late by champion jockey Richard Johnson in the Fred Winter Juvenile Handicap Hurdle. Read More...

Cross Country: Causes brings up festival hat-trick for rampant Elliott

Racing Post | 1 week ago
CAUSE OF CAUSES joined an exclusive club of horses to have won three different races in successive years at the Cheltenham Festival as he swept to the Glenfarclas Chase under Jamie Codd. Read More...

Special Tiara pounces as Douvan disappoints

Racing Post | 1 week ago
DOUVAN's shock defeat will grab the headlines in the Queen Mother but Noel Fehily was the one who grabbed the race on Special Tiara to cap a memorable 48 hours. Read More...

Champion Chase: Special Tiara pounces as Douvan disappoints

Racing Post | 1 week ago
AN Irish winner. We knew there would be. A fabulous front-running display. We knew there would be. A flawless round of jumping. We knew there would be. We knew it all. We just got the name wrong. Read More...

Coral Cup: Supasundae gets his just desserts

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE form of last year's Supreme Novices' Hurdle was boosted again in the Coral Cup, not by favourite Tombstone but Supasundae, who swept to success for Robbie Power, Jessica Harrington and Alan and Ann Potts. Read More...

Coral Cup: Supasundae gets his just deserts

Racing Post | 1 week ago
THE form of last year's Supreme Novices' Hurdle was boosted again in the Coral Cup, not by favourite Tombstone but Supasundae, who swept to success for Robbie Power, Jessica Harrington and Alan and Ann Potts. Read More...

Bizarre and brilliant Might Bite wins RSA

Racing Post | 1 week ago
MIGHT BITE, ridden by Nico de Boinville and trained by Nicky Henderson, got the better of stablemate Whisper in possibly the most bizarre RSA Novices' Chase of all time. Read More...

RSA: Bizarre and brilliant Might Bite wins

Racing Post | 1 week ago
MIGHT BITE, ridden by Nico de Boinville and trained by Nicky Henderson, got the better of stablemate Whisper in possibly the most bizarre RSA Novices' Chase of all time. Read More...

Willoughby Court holds off Neon Wolf in Neptune thriller

Racing Post | 1 week ago
WILLOUGHBY COURT edged out 2-1 favourite Neon Wolf in a dramatic finish to provide victory to trainer Ben Pauling and jockey David Bass in the day two opener. Read More...

Neptune: Willoughby Court holds off Neon Wolf in thriller

Racing Post | 1 week ago
WILLOUGHBY COURT edged out 2-1 favourite Neon Wolf in a dramatic finish to provide victory to trainer Ben Pauling and jockey David Bass in the day two opener. Read More...