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# Racing

This year
Five great storylines to look forward to at Cheltenham next week
The Cheltenham Festival takes place from 14-17 March.
Patrick Mullins facing tough Champion Bumper choice at Cheltenham
‘It’s very hard to pick the right one’.
Gold Cup and Stayers' Hurdle stars - The Gordon Elliott horses to watch at Cheltenham
The countdown is on the big March showdowns in the Cotswolds.
Flooring Porter making good progress towards Stayers’ Hurdle defence
Festival hat-trick bid had looked in the balance at one stage.
Not all plain sailing but Mullins machine looks powerful as Cheltenham looms
Allaho is out but the champion trainer has a serious depth of talent.
State Man too strong for Honeysuckle in Irish Champion Hurdle
Gallant mare has to give best to Willie Mullins’ emerging star.
Fakir D’oudairies prevails in dramatic Thurles feature
Allegorie De Vassy stays unbeaten for Mullins.
Irish Champion Hurdle to determine Honeysuckle future
A tilt at the Mares’ Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival has been ruled out.
King George winner heading straight to Cheltenham for March Gold Cup bid
‘I don’t need to prove anything with him, he’s best when he’s fresh and very fit’.
Minella Indo wins New Year’s Day thriller for Blackmore and de Bromhead
2021 Gold Cup winner back with a bang at Tramore.
Last year
Johnny Ward: Crowds return, Mullins lands treble and JP McManus tactics key
The first day of the four-day extravaganza was dominated by the champion trainer.
Bravemansgame lands King George for Nicholls, Constitution Hill in cruise control
Earlier Paisley Park raised the roof at Kempton.
Saint Roi swoops for Grade One victory, Lossiemouth advertises Triumph Hurdle claims
Gerri Colombe maintained his unbeaten record with a clearcut victory at Limerick.
A Plus Tard spearheads De Bromhead squad, Klassical Dream set to face Flooring Porter
Trainer has three entries for Leopardstown highlight.
Davy Russell announces retirement after Thurles winner
In 2014 he lifted the most coveted trophy in National Hunt racing when winning the Cheltenham Gold Cup.
Flooring Porter - The rags to riches story of a Cheltenham winning hero
An unlikely success story is profiled in this year’s Irish Racing Yearbook.
Cork card gets the go-ahead but All-Ireland ladies junior club football final postponed
The Irish racing highlight is on, but Newcastle’s all-weather card has been cancelled.
Punchestown's feature cancelled as racing is hit by weather
Elsewhere, Cheltenham, Doncaster and Hereford were all abandoned due to frozen tracks.
Ferny Hollow suffers season-ending injury, Punchestown meeting in doubt
Galopin Des Champs is one of seven declared for the John Durkan Memorial Punchestown Chase but the fixture is in severe doubt.
Shock as Honeysuckle's unbeaten run comes to an end at Fairyhouse
20-1 shot Teahupoo won the Hatton’s Grace Hurdle.
Noble Yeats wows at Aintree, Facile Vega in cruise control at Fairyhouse
Grand National hero storms to victory in Many Clouds Chase.
De Bromhead and Blackmore perplexed after A Plus Tard's Haydock disappointment
Meanwhile, Constitution Hill did not run at Ascot.
Jonbon makes perfect start to life over fences, Constitution Hill good to go for Ascot
Nicky Henderson watched on for the victory at Warwick.
Captain Guinness serves up treat for De Bromhead and Blackmore, shock result in Lismullen
Home by The Lee left Lismullen heavyweights in his wake.
Ga Law gets up to deny French Dynamite in Paddy Power Gold Cup thriller
Big Cheltenham handicap continues to prove elusive for Irish raiders.
Irish jockey Callan given 12-day ban for riding a finish a circuit too soon
‘Yep that was embarrassing…’
Cheltenham Festival to remain over four days
Decision made by Jockey Club following lengthy consultation process.
'None of us expected him to do so well': The group of friends who became racehorse owners
Five couples recently came together to form the Pony Sopranos syndicate and buy Irish Blaze.
Aidan O'Brien's Kyprios just denies Stradivarius in Goodwood Cup thriller
Gold Cup hero prevails by a neck from four-timer winner
Fairyhouse start again on the agenda for Honeysuckle
Superstar mare likely to return in Hatton’s Grace Hurdle.
From Meath to Royal Ascot - 'To be going there with a chance is unbelievable'
Trainer Jack Davison on his star filly Mooneista.
This weekend’s Derby to be run in memory of Lester Piggott
Master jockey won the premier Classic at Epsom nine times.
Chetlenham Gold Cup winner among strong Auteuil team for Mullins
Al Boum Photo joins Klassical Dream, Kemboy and Tornado Flyer.
Kyprios underlines Gold Cup credentials with impressive Leopardstown win
The Aidan O’Brien-trained four-year-old finished 14 lengths clear in the Saval Beg Levmoss Stakes.
Gordon Elliott celebrating 2,000th winner in Britain and Ireland
‘All I care about in life is having winners and I just hope I can keep doing it’.
Stars align as Punchestown Festival delivers to set up fascinating sequels
Donn McClean reviews last week’s action at the County Kildare racecourse.
Klassical Dream hits the right note for Punchestown repeat
Mullins’ eight-year-old holds late charge of Ashdale Bob.
Robbie Power to retire after racing at Punchestown on Friday
Gold Cup and Grand National-winning rider made announcement after winner on Thursday.
Allaho storms to all-the-way Punchestown Gold Cup win
Elsewhere The Nice Guy followed up the Cheltenham triumph.
Princess Zoe lands Sagaro Stakes for Tony Mullins
Popular mare hangs on in Ascot thriller.