Cheltenham Festival

Morning Sports Update

<b>GAELIC GAMES</b><p>Galway and Limerick have both named their starting line-ups ahead of tomorrow’s All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Final at Croke …

Hurling

Marlborough's racing tips for Saturday August 18

Welcome to our daily tipping service provided by <i>Telegraph Sport</i>'s very own champion tipster Marlborough.<p>Attending a meeting today? In need of some guidance? Or just fancy a flutter? You've come to the right place.<p>Each day Marlborough will bring you the best bets from every race at every racecourse …

Horse Racing

Victoria's mental health battle helps us all

Possible stigma stops people talking about it. So, it was good to see Olympic cyclist Victoria Pendleton opening up about suffering from …

Mental Health

The next Altior? National Hunt star meets his younger brother

Nicky Henderson has welcomed <b>an exciting new addition</b> to his Seven Barrows yard, in the form of a half-brother to National Hunt star Altior.<p>The</b> …

Horses

Ruby Walsh: Jockey returns from broken leg with Galway win

<b>Jockey Ruby Walsh made a winning return to the saddle following his recent injury problems with victory in the opening race at the Galway Festival.</b><p>The 39-year-old had been sidelined since fracturing his leg for a second time in quick succession at the Cheltenham Festival in March.<p>He had previously …

Sport (N. Ireland)

5 famous Welsh moments in sports

2018-07-29 19:40<p>Geraint Thomas (Getty Images)<p>Paris - <b>Geraint Thomas'</b> success in the <b>Tour de France</b> highlighted once again that despite being a nation …

Sport (South Africa)

Big interview: Clare Balding on becoming a children’s author

Clare Balding has become a household name in recent years. Chris Bond spoke to the broadcaster and author as she returns to Yorkshire.<p>Clare Balding …

Horse Racing

Robbie Power to miss Galway Festival

Robbie Power has admitted defeat in his race to be fit for the Galway Festival, which starts next week.<p>The Cheltenham Gold Cup and Grand …

Horse Racing

Marlborough's racing tips for Monday, July 23

Welcome to our daily tipping service provided by <i>Telegraph Sport</i>'s very own champion tipster Marlborough.<p>Attending a meeting today? In need of some guidance? Or just fancy a flutter? You've come to the right place.<p>Each day Marlborough will bring you the best bets from every race at every racecourse …

Horse Racing

Willie Mullins' vet Timothy Brennan cleared in investigation into lay bets of Faugheen at the Cheltenham Festival

<b>WILLIE MULLINS' vet was today cleared by a panel investigating suspicious lay bets placed on Faugheen.</b><p>Timothy Brennan was accused of passing on …

National Hunt Racing

Bulmers agree deal to sponsor the 'Magners Cheltenham Gold Cup' for four years

The brand is known as Magners outside Ireland, so the race will be called the Magners Cheltenham Gold Cup until 2022.<p>The four-year agreement between …

Cheltenham Gold Cup

Rachael Blackmore keeps flying the flag for female jockeys

When sisters-in-law Nina Carberry and Katie Walsh retired on consecutive days at Punchestown in April, it would have been easy to assume that there would be a natural lull in the progress being made by female jump jockeys, certainly in Ireland.<p>Though both rode as amateurs, between them they raised …

Walsh

Magners partners Cheltenham Gold Cup, its first horse racing sponsorship

Magners Irish Cider has sealed its sponsorship of the Cheltenham Gold Cup and its role as presenting partner of The Festival.<p>It has brought itself …

Branding

DAILY BRIEFING: Morrisons set to launch a 'quieter hour' at 9am every Saturday to help people who struggle with noise

HUSH HOUR Supermarket Morrisons is launching a 'quieter hour' at 9am every Saturday to help people who struggle with music and other noise.<p>Created …

Money (UK)

The next Barbers Shop? Katie Jerram-Hunnable to retrain Gold Cup winner

Katie Jerram-Hunnable might have lost a showing partner when she retired the legendary Barbers Shop from the show ring this year, but the Essex-based …

Horses

The happiest Royal Ascot in memory

It’s a championship racecourse where the best compete fiercely but it keeps a smile on its face<p>Let’s get the crowing over first. The returns from our Twelve to Follow over jumps last season were somewhere well south of disappointing but for those who kept faith the Flat season is bringing handsome …

Horse Racing

Cheltenham Gold Cup winner Don Cossack loving new career

Cheltenham Gold Cup winner Don Cossack is enjoying the start of his new career after retiring from racing.<p>Irish Olympic eventer Louise Lyons has …

Horse Racing

Contact lenses or glasses: what are the pros and cons of wearing them when riding?

If you go about your everyday life wearing glasses or contact lenses then it’s almost a certainty that you will need to do the same when you go …

Horses

Dessie Scahill will leave rich legacy

When Dessie Scahill puts down his binoculars at the end of the Curragh Derby meeting this afternoon he will surely do so with a sense of real sadness.

Cheltenham Gold Cup

Jane Bown retrospective goes on display in London

<b>See a gallery of photos taken by the noted photojournalist - an exhibition of Bown's work has gone on display at Proud Central today</b><p>A retrospective …

Photography

Alpha Centauri romps home to win the Coronation Stakes to give trainer Jessica Harrington her first Royal Ascot winner

Alpha Centauri provided Jessica Harrington with a first Royal Ascot success after a brilliant victory in the Coronation Stakes.<p>Harrington, 71, has …

Horse Racing

Carl Frampton swaps boxing for horse racing

Northern Ireland fighter, Carl Frampton, has swapped boxing for horse racing.<p>The 31 year-old featherweight visited the Cotswalds in central England …

Horse Racing

Queen's Patronage Of Royal Ascot Hard To Estimate

The Queen has an amazing knowledge of horseracing worldwide and she very much enjoys both breeding and racing her horses,<p><b>London:</b> The grin on Queen …

Horse Racing

Royal Ascot 2018 preview: From Cracksman and Dettori to Coolmore and Godolphin

<b>While football's top players take centre stage at the World Cup in Russia, the world's top thoroughbreds will be strutting their stuff in a corner of Berkshire.</b><p>Five days of top flat racing mix with high fashion as the 2018 Royal Ascot meeting begins on Tuesday.<p>Jockey Frankie Dettori seeks more …

Horse Racing

Royal Ascot 2018: Aidan O'Brien's Sergei Prokofiev and John Gosden's Calyx star in final declarations for the Coventry Stakes

<b>A bumper field of 24 have been declared for Tuesday's Coventry Stakes at Royal Ascot.</b><p>The market is headed by Aidan O'Brien's <b>Sergei Prokofiev</b> who …

Horse Racing

Royal Ascot tips from ITV racing's Ed Chamberlin... and Aidan O'Brien's top hat hopes

Royal Ascot is the triathlon of TV presenting: from voicing the Royal Procession to covering six live races a day and then hosting the singalong on the bandstand to end ITV’s daily coverage.<p>The three legs could hardly be more different and all part of the biggest and best week of the year. I go …

Royal Ascot

Denman was the master of all at his tyrannical best - and that includes great stablemate Kauto Star

Cats or dogs? The Beatles or the Stones? Kauto Star or Denman?<p>They lived in next-door boxes in the upper yard at Paul Nicholls’ stable in Ditcheat, …

Horse Racing

Denman in pictures: farewell to a National Hunt hero

This week (5 June 2018) we said goodbye to Cheltenham Gold Cup winner and <b>crowd favourite Denman</b>, at the age of 18.<p>He <b>shone on the racecourse</b> when …

Horse Racing

Gold Cup winner Denman put to sleep aged 18

Cheltenham Gold Cup winner Denman has died at the age of 18, champion trainer Paul Nicholls has said.

Cheltenham Gold Cup

Denman, the crowd-pleasing bruiser, was a jumps great in a golden era | Greg Wood

When it came to the unsentimental business of putting an end-of-season number on his performances, Denman, whose death was announced on Wednesday, never quite reached the heights scaled by his stable-companion Kauto Star in what was – even in the midst of it 10 years ago – seen as a golden era for …