Steeplechase (Horse Racing)

The week that was: seven days in the horse world

<b>Nightclub closed after ‘inhumane’ incident involving horse</b><p>A nightclub has been closed after a “dangerous” and “inhumane” incident.<p>Video shared on …

English Riding

Horse racing tips: Best bets for Monday, March 19 at Lingfield

There will be no National Hunt racing in Britain until Tuesday at the earliest after the weekend cold snap caused havoc with the fixture list.<p>The …

David Yates

Irish excellence at Cheltenham a cause for celebration not protection | Greg Wood | Sport | The Guardian

As if another thumping return from Cheltenham and then the Six Nations grand slam were not enough for fans of Irish sport, the peevish reaction by at least a few on the British side to the 17-winner haul at the Festival last week must have been the cherry on top.<p>Britain’s National Hunt fraternity …

Horse Racing

De Boinville reveals pride

Nico de Boinville feels "proud" of Might Bite's display in Friday's Cheltenham Gold Cup despite coming up short against Native River.

Cheltenham Gold Cup

Voice of experience McCoy remains difficult to beat in a driving finish

The Couch<p>National Hunt racing is a rough game and a hard business, so not even the protocols of live television can fully sanitise its rustic …

Horse Racing

Walsh awaits midweek diagnosis on leg injury

The legendary Irish jockey recovered from a broken leg just in time for the Cheltenham Festival, squeezing in two rides before the meeting kicked off.<p>…

Horse Racing

Marlborough racing tips for Monday March 19

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

British officials drug-tested Irish horses before Cheltenham

Willie Mullins confirmed that BHA officials had travelled to Ireland before the festival

Horse Racing

Russell plays down Percy hype

Davy Russell believes it is too early just yet to describe Presenting Percy as a future Cheltenham Gold Cup contender despite his convincing victory …

Horse Racing

Commonwealth Games steeplechase runner James Nipperess ready to redeem himself

James Nipperess is turning up to training with racehorse determination, just a few weeks away from the Commonwealth Games.<p>The 27-year-old will …

Sport (Australia)

Exeter forced to abandon

Officials at Exeter have made the early decision to abandon Tuesday's National Hunt fixture.

Horse Racing

Horse racing tips: Best bets for Sunday, March 18 at Carlisle and Ffos Las

The Cheltenham Festival has been and gone.<p>It was another incredible week but its time to dust ourselves down and focus on meetings elsewhere.<p>And …

Horse Racing

Snow hits UK racing schedule - no racing on Sunday

Ascot racecourse during Storm Emma<p>There will be no racing in Britain on Sunday as both Carlisle and Ffos Las were forced to abandon.<p>Carlisle's …

Horse Racing

BBC live page: West of England - BBC News

BBC<p>The investigation into how a former Russian spy and his daughter came to be targeted with a nerve agent in Salisbury enters its second week.<p>Here's what we know so far:<p>Police are investigating two attempted murders after Sergei Skripal, 66, and Yulia Skripal, 33, were exposed to a nerve agent in …

Cheltenham Gold Cup

Zara Tindall debuts her baby bump at Cheltenham Festival

Zara Tindall - the daughter of Princess Anne and Mark Phillips - is expecting her second child with former rugby player Mike Tindall.<p>A spokesperson for the couple announced the news back in January via <i>Press Association</i> and this week, the 36-year-old debuted her bump in a series of regal maternity …

Cheltenham Festival

Happy St Patrick's Day 2018! What is the story behind the Irish event and who is Saint Patrick?

Every year, millions of people don ginger wigs, green jackets and shamrock-adorned top hats.<p>They then crowd into bars across the world, where they …

Chris Hadfield

St. Patrick's Day by the numbers

<b>(CNN) —</b> When you suit up in green and head to the St. Patrick's Day parade or your favorite Irish bar to celebrate, dropping these facts and figures about the holiday's origins will impress your fellow revelers!<p><b>5:</b> St. Patrick's Day began as a religious holiday to honor the saint who, in the fifth …


Gold Cup star Native River comes home to hero's welcome

Hundreds of well-wishers braved freezing conditions on Saturday morning to give Native River a reception fit for a king following his victory in the …

Horse Racing

Regal Flow wins Midlands National

Regal Flow put up an admirable performance when ploughing through attritional conditions at Uttoxeter to take the honours in the Betfred Midlands …

Horse Racing

Nishi chases luck in jumps feature

KEVIN Frew reckons his grand old stager Nishiazabu is every bit as good as when he won at the corresponding Oakbank prelude meeting last season.

Horse Racing

Cheltenham Festival: Record crowds attend races

<b>Organisers of the Cheltenham Festival said a record number of people attended the races this year, with 262,637 visiting over the four days.</b><p>There was a sell-out crowd for Gold Cup Day on Friday, with 70,684 attendees.<p>Jockey Club Racecourses regional director Ian Renton praised the team's "Herculean …

Cheltenham Festival

Track and Field Shines in Outdoor Season Opener

<b>TULSA</b>, Okla. — The Oklahoma State track and field program kicked off its outdoor season this weekend, as the Pokes earned six event wins at the Tulsa …

Extreme Sports

Colin Tizzard plots a Cheltenham Gold Cup repeat for Native River

• Trainer says a light campaign can deliver a 2019 victory • Irish Turf Club stung by call for Festival ‘level playing field’<p>A day after his gallant performance in winning the Cheltenham Gold Cup, Native River made what is likely to be his last public appearance for some time, mixing with an …

Horse Racing

Native River and Colin Tizzard halt Irish charge and provide old sporting romance at Cheltenham Festival

After a week dominated by two trainers, Gordon Elliott and Willie Mullins, and one owner, Michael O’Leary, it was a good old sporting romance that put an end to the bloodstock arms race at this year’s Cheltenham Festival.<p>Some of steeplechasing’s roots have branched out to absorb nutrients from …

Horse Racing

RSPCA urge review into ‘extremely concerning’ six Cheltenham deaths

Officials at the RSPCA (Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) have described the six equine fatalities at the Cheltenham Festival …

News (Ireland)

'There's a job for every horse - you just have to listen to them' - Former National Hunt racing champions get a fresh lease of life

In recent months multiple-winning National Hunt racehorses such as Road to Riches and Outlander have been spotted enjoying a day on the hunting …

News (Ireland)

The other Grass Arena – where the history of mortality beckons

John Healy, author of ‘The Grass Arena’, was saved from the life of an alcoholic by a fellow prisoner introducing him to the dense art of chess<p>Most …

News (Ireland)

Jeremy Kyle refused entry to Paddock Restaurant at Cheltenham

Could this have been any more awkward for Jeremy Kyle?<p>Jeremy Kyle was refused entry to the Paddock view restaurant at Cheltenham Festival.<p>The …

Celebrity News (UK)

Native River denies Henderson historic treble in Gold Cup thriller

Native River produced a stunning front-running performance to win the Cheltenham Gold Cup and deny trainer Nicky Henderson a historic treble on …

Horse Racing

Cheltenham Festival: BHA to carry out review after six horse deaths at event

The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) will carry out a review after six horses died at the four-day Cheltenham Festival.

Horse Racing