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# racing - Saturday 16 March, 2019

Hamilton snatches pole position for Australian Grand Prix F1

Hamilton snatches pole position for Australian Grand Prix

The Briton clocked a fastest lap of 1.20.486 to narrowly pip team-mate Valtteri Bottas.

# racing - Friday 15 March, 2019

As it happened: Cheltenham Festival, Day 4

It’s Gold Cup day in the Cotswolds as the action draws to a close.

QUIZ: Which type of horse racing fan are you?

You’ll find a variety of different characters at this year’s Punchestown Festival.

4 things to look out for on Day 4 of the Cheltenham Festival

It’s the climax of the week’s racing at Prestbury Park.

# racing - Thursday 14 March, 2019

'It's time to let the young lads get on with it' - emotional Fehily reveals Cheltenham farewell after 50-1 winner

Noel Fehily triumphed today in the Mares’ Novices’ Hurdle.

Bryony Frost seals landmark win on Frodon in epic Ryanair Chase

‘He grabbed me by the hands and said don’t you dare give up.’

As it happened: Cheltenham Festival, Day 3

The Stayers’ Hurdle was the feature race on the third day of the festival.

4 things to look out for on Day 3 of the Cheltenham Festival

It’s St Patrick’s Thursday at Prestbury Park.

# racing - Wednesday 13 March, 2019

Back-to-back Gold Cups for Native River? 3 tips ahead of Day Four at Cheltenham

In the latest edition of Heed Your Hunch, Thom Malone runs the rule over Friday’s races.

Cheltenham gets the go-ahead after early inspection

Forecasted high winds had threatened the card.

# racing - Tuesday 12 March, 2019

4 things to look out for on Day 2 of the Cheltenham Festival

After a hugely dramatic opening card, here’s what’s coming up tomorrow.

Cheltenham under threat from Storm Gareth, course inspection due tomorrow morning

The festival will be extended to Saturday if tomorrow’s racing is postponed.

Duc leads home a 1-2-3 for Ireland in Arkle

It’s been a dream start for trainer Willie Mullins.

Poll: Who do you think will win today’s Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham? Have Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who do you think will win today’s Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham?

Champion Buveur D’Air is expected to be challenged strongly by Apples Jade and Laurina.

# racing - Monday 11 March, 2019

Widow of trainer who took his own life aiming to continue his legacy with Cheltenham success Inspiring This post contains videos

Widow of trainer who took his own life aiming to continue his legacy with Cheltenham success

After the tragic loss of her husband Richard last year, Kayley Woollacott acquired a trainer’s licence and now she’s got Lalor running in the Arkle.

4 things to look out for on Day 1 of the Cheltenham Festival

Willie Mullins is on the brink of history as the action gets underway at Prestbury Park tomorrow.

Katie Walsh: My picks for the Cheltenham Festival

The retired jockey gives her thoughts on the eve of the opening race.

Altior to defend his crown: 3 tips for Day Two of Cheltenham

Thom Malone looks ahead to Wednesday’s racing in Heed Your Hunch.

# racing - Friday 8 March, 2019

Weekend tips: set your watch to West Coast Time ahead of Cheltenham

Thom Malone runs the rule over the last action before the Festival.

# racing - Thursday 7 March, 2019

O'Brien 'confident' Triumph Hurdle favourite will recover in time for Cheltenham

The trainer revealed today that Sir Erec has suffered a stone bruise.

# racing - Wednesday 6 March, 2019

Cheltenham course 'good to soft' after heavy overnight rainfall six days out from Festival

The clerk of the course expects the weather to remain unsettled for the week.

# racing - Tuesday 5 March, 2019

Woods Well on track for Cheltenham success, while Harrington weighs up options ahead of April's Gold Cup

With Cheltenham looming, Donn McClean assesses the challengers after a busy weekend of racing action.

# racing - Friday 1 March, 2019

Weekend tips: finding the value in pre-Cheltenham 'black hole'

Thom Malone runs the rule over the weekend’s runners and riders.

Johnny Ward: Easy to lose your marbles on annual Festival preview circuit

Making predictions, sharing gossip and enjoying a couple of pints in the run up to the Prestbury Park.

# racing - Monday 18 February, 2019

Samcro a possible runner in Stayers at Cheltenham

The Gordon Elliott-trained seven-year-old was found to have a deep-rooted lung infection.

# racing - Saturday 16 February, 2019

Monalee expected to romp home in Red Mills Chase, but watch out for Killultagh Vic

A look ahead to today’s action at Gowran Park, and the impact that Presenting Percy’s absence might have.

# racing - Thursday 14 February, 2019

'Hopefully it won’t be an end' - Organisers forced to cancel this year's Rás Tailteann

The decision has been made due to a lack of sponsorship.

# racing - Monday 11 February, 2019

Four more cases of equine influenza at Newmarket yard

The results come from vaccinated thoroughbreds at Simon Crisford’s yard.

# racing - Saturday 9 February, 2019

Advantage Point, All For Joy and Fauguernon make most appeal in Naas maiden hurdle

There are only a handful of serious candidates in the second division.

# racing - Friday 8 February, 2019

Quick action and 'war-room of vets' can restrict equine flu effects, racing chief insists

British Racing boss Nick Rust is confident of avoiding a long-term shutdown.

# racing - Tuesday 5 February, 2019

How d'you like them Apple's? Gordon Elliott right to eye Champion Hurdle after Dublin victory

Donn McClean reflects on an incident-packed weekend at Leopardstown, where Apple’s Jade showed her class. .

# racing - Saturday 2 February, 2019

Apple’s Jade routs top-class field to win Irish Champion Hurdle

It’s the first time in 16 years that a mare has won the race at Leopardstown.

Willie Mullins-trained Melon the obvious danger to rampant Apple's Jade

Can Apple’s Jade transfer the form she has shown over longer distances to the minimum trip?

# racing - Friday 1 February, 2019

Apple's Jade the star attraction as the Dublin Racing Festival kicks off

Gordon Elliott’s outstanding mare faces five rivals in the Grade 1 BHP Irish Champion Hurdle.

Cooper has got talent and time on his side to grasp second chance

The 26-year-old has had to deal with losing the Gigginstown job but retirements will leave a gap to fill and he’s as good as anyone else left, writes Johnny Ward.

# racing - Saturday 26 January, 2019

1-2 for Joseph O'Brien in Cheltenham opener

Fakir D’Oudairies moved to the head of ante-post lists for the JCB Triumph Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival after dominating his rivals.

Honeysuckle hot favourite for Cheltenham after Fairyhouse win

The mare impressed in a six-length success over Western Victory.

Champion trainer Mullins aims to continue his brilliant winning run at Fairyhouse

A Grade 3 Mares Novice Hurdle is the highlight of the card at the Meath race track today.

# racing - Friday 25 January, 2019

We love an underdog and Cromwell could provide one with Champion Hurdle hope

A successful farrier by trade, the Meath trainer has already enjoyed 31 jumps winners this season, writes columnist Johnny Ward.

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