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Winx makes it 32 wins on the spin

Winx makes it 32 wins on the spin

The curtain may be coming down on the phenomenal career of the incomparable Winx but she continued her astonishing winning run at Rosehill on Saturday in the Group 1 George Ryder Stak...

Mullins secures elusive first Gold Cup

Mullins secures elusive first Gold Cup

He had come agonisingly close to winning the Magners Gold Cup with six seconds but on Friday, Willie Mullins’ wait for an elusive first victory in the Blue Riband ended when Al Boum...

My Whirlwind stars at Festival Sale

My Whirlwind stars at Festival Sale

Given the recent weather, My Whirlwind proved aptly named when she was offered at the Tattersalls Cheltenham Festival Sale on Thursday evening. A flurry of hot bids saw her sell for ...

Gemmell’s dream comes true

Gemmell’s dream comes true

The fairytale dream of owner Andrew Gemmell, blind since birth, came true on Thursday when his superstar Paisley Park survived a blunder at the last to record an impressive triumph in...

Altior reigns supreme at Cheltenham

Altior reigns supreme at Cheltenham

Altior sealed his place in history at Cheltenham on Wednesday when he equalled Big Buck’s record of 18 consecutive victories with a resilient performance to take the Grade 1 Betway...

Espoir D’Allen delivers for McManus

Espoir D’Allen delivers for McManus

Winning the Grade 1 Unibet Champion Hurdle as a five-year-old is no mean feat and the Gavin Cromwell-trained Espoir D’Allen defied the bias against his age group to take the feature...

Gold Cup dream alive for Shields

Gold Cup dream alive for Shields

A lifelong interest in horseracing led Ged Shields – the man who devised the Ronseal slogan ‘It does exactly what it says on the tin’ – to take the plunge into racehorse owner...

Shining a light on racing’s female stars

Shining a light on racing’s female stars

The achievements of women in racing are being celebrated by Great British Racing for International Women’s Day on Friday, March 8, ahead of The Festival, presented by Magners, at Ch...

National Hunt bloodstock review

National Hunt bloodstock review

Burke strikes with homebred Papagana Papagana returned to form at Doncaster on Saturday when she was an impressive 12-length winner of the Listed mares’ novices’ hurdle for trainer...

Wonderful Winx makes it 31 in a row

Wonderful Winx makes it 31 in a row

If she races, she wins. The incomparable Winx did she was she always does and finished ahead of the opposition to win her 31st successive race in the Chipping Norton Stakes (1m) at Ra...

The Cheltenham Festival: five big upsets

The Cheltenham Festival: five big upsets

Those searching for value at this year’s Cheltenham Festival might take a punt on Philip Kirby’s outstanding mare Lady Buttons, currently 40-1 for the Champion Chase, and the Ben...

“Al Dancer my best chance of the week”

“Al Dancer my best chance of the week”

Anticipation is building with the Cheltenham Festival less than two weeks away and with the course basking in unusually glorious sunshine for February, trainers and key officials gath...

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