Clan Des Obeaux holds off favourite Al Boum Photo to clinch victory in the Punchestown Gold Cup

Sir Alex Ferguson co-owned Clan Des Obeaux holds off favourite Al Boum Photo to clinch victory in the Punchestown Gold Cup Nicholls could have run Clan Des Obeaux at Sandown on Saturday  The trainer opted to take on the Irish in their own back yard on Wednesday  The 100-30 shot, ridden by Sam Twiston-Davies, won by … Read more

Trainer Henry de Bromhead celebrates Grand National one-two… after doing the same at Cheltenham

‘It’s the stuff you dream about!’ Trainer Henry de Bromhead celebrates Grand National one-two thanks to history-making Rachael Blackmore… after doing the same at Cheltenham Henry de Bromhead secured a one-two at the Grand National race on Saturday De Bromhead, 48, trained Rachael Blackmore’s Minella Times and Balko Des Flos The trainer saw the same … Read more

Sam Turner: Take Rachael Blackmore and Minella Times to make Grand National history

Sam Turner’s big race selection: Now make most of the good Times and take Rachael Blackmore to write herself into Grand National history by partnering Minella Times to victory Sportsmail expert Sam Turner predicts Minella Times to take an historic victory  A victory would see Rachael Blackmore write herself into Grand National history  She also … Read more

‘We made each other so much better’: Sir Anthony McCoy pays tribute to newly-retired Richard Johnson

‘He tortured me, we made each other so much better’: Sir Anthony McCoy pays tribute to Richard Johnson after his great rival brought curtain down on 27-year career Richard Johnson brought an end to his incredible 27-year career as a jockey  The 43-year-old’s four championships and 3,819 wins put him into history book However, his … Read more

Trainers fear it’s a crisis point for UK racing after only five Festival winners 

So what future is there? Trainers fear it’s a crisis point for UK racing after only five Festival winners There were 23 wins for Ireland as they dominated the Cheltenham Festival Conversly there were only five for British-trained horses during the week Trainer Paul Nicholls says that British jump racing must learn a lesson from … Read more

Rachael Blackmore reveals initial modest Cheltenham target after finishing Festival as top jockey

Rachael Blackmore reveals she was hoping to get one Cheltenham winner at the start of the Festival… four days later she had SIX and became first woman to win top jockeys’ award Rachael Blackmore became the first woman to win leading jockey at Cheltenham Quilixios gave her a sixth winner of the week on Friday … Read more

CHELTENHAM FESTIVAL HIGHS AND LOWS: Blackmore’s performances the brightest lights of the meeting

CHELTENHAM FESTIVAL HIGHS AND LOWS: Rachael Blackmore’s performances were the brightest lights of the meeting but Chacun Pour Soi came up short on the biggest stage after looking invincible in Ireland Rachael Blackmore’s performances were the brightest lights of Cheltenham  Tiger Roll hadn’t won for almost two years but showed energy in his legs Chacun … Read more

Galopin Des Champs claims victory in Martin Pipe Conditional Jockeys’ Handicap Hurdle

Willie Mullins becomes champion trainer of this year’s Cheltenham Festival as final race ends in 8-1 Galopin Des Champs claiming victory in Martin Pipe Conditional Jockeys’ Handicap Hurdle By Pa Sport Published: 17:04 GMT, 19 March 2021 | Updated: 17:15 GMT, 19 March 2021 Willie Mullins clinched the leading trainer title from Henry de Bromhead … Read more

Chris Hughes is doused in ICE WATER as a hilarious forfeit at Cheltenham

‘At least I’ve got the horse scraper!’ Chris Hughes writhes in agony after being doused in ICE WATER as a hilarious forfeit at Cheltenham Festival By Laura Fox For Mailonline Published: 16:56 GMT, 19 March 2021 | Updated: 16:57 GMT, 19 March 2021 Chris Hughes was left writhing in agony as he endured a hilarious … Read more

Minella Indo beats Rachael Blackmore’s A Plus Tard to win the Gold Cup 

Minella Indo sees off late charge from Rachael Blackmore’s A Plus Tard to win the Gold Cup at Cheltenham Festival By Pa Reporter Published: 15:15 GMT, 19 March 2021 | Updated: 15:16 GMT, 19 March 2021 Minella Indo beat Rachael Blackmore’s A Plus Tard to win the Gold Cup. The red-hot favourite Al Boum Photo finished … Read more

Cheltenham Festival: Quilixios wins the Triumph Hurdle as Rachael Blackmore comes out on top again

Quilixios wins the Triumph Hurdle as Rachael Blackmore comes out on top once again in the first race on the final day of Cheltenham Festival By Sam Mcevoy For Mailonline Published: 13:30 GMT, 19 March 2021 | Updated: 13:30 GMT, 19 March 2021 Quilixios wins the Triumph Hurdle in the first race on the fourth … Read more

Cheltenham Festival 2021 live results: Tips, racecard and Gold Cup updates from Day Four

Cheltenham Festival LIVE: Al Boum Photo looks to emulate Best Mate and Arkle by winning his third Gold Cup but leading jockey Rachael Blackmore will seek to end his dominance on board A Plus Tard… follow all the build and action on the final day By Kate Mcgreavy For Mailonline Published: 10:20 GMT, 19 March … Read more

Mount Ida surges from the back to clinch Kim Muir Challenge Cup triumph

Favourite Mount Ida surges from the back to win the Kim Muir and give stand-in trainer Denise Foster second Cheltenham Festival winner, just a week on from taking over from disgraced trainer Gordon Elliott By Press Association Published: 17:03 GMT, 18 March 2021 | Updated: 17:32 GMT, 18 March 2021 Irish domination continued when Mount … Read more