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  • The Irish Angle: Gigginstown House

    Donn McClean examines the enviable Cheltenham Festival team of Gigginstown House Stud and finds depth beyond the big names.

    Tuesday March 3 2015, 11:01 GMT
    Where would you run this high-class team of horses if you were Michael O'Leary?
  • Old Rocker has still got it

    Top jockey Wayne Hutchinson is looking forward to three rides at Newbury on Saturday including 'veteran' West End Rocker.

    Friday February 27 2015, 14:44 GMT
    West End Rocker: Capable of a big run in veteran company
  • Woody's weekend wrap

    Our Richard Dunwoody column returns with a look at the hottest stories in racing in the build-up to the Cheltenham Festival.

    Thursday February 26 2015, 11:11 GMT
    Night In Milan: Tipped to win the Grimthorpe
  • Excited by Cheltenham Succes

    Top jockey Wayne Hutchinson reflects on another Grade One win for Balder Succes and looks ahead to three rides at Kempton Park.

    Friday February 20 2015, 13:33 GMT
    Wayne Hutchinson and Balder Succes take the final fence at Ascot
  • Richard Dunwoody: Obvious Appeal

    Our Richard Dunwoody column returns with a look at the hottest stories in racing, plus a confident BetBright Chase selection.

    Thursday February 19 2015, 15:16 GMT
    Fox Appeal (left): Fancied to land the weekend's big handicap chase
  • Ed Chamberlin: A sporting great

    Ed Chamberlin offers some personal reflections on the news that this will be AP McCoy's final season in the saddle.

    Thursday February 12 2015, 09:57 GMT
    McCoy: The target of every autograph-hunter for the next few weeks!
  • The Irish Angle: Spine-tingling

    Donn McClean reflects upon the events of a remarkable Sunday at Leopardstown, where AP McCoy did what he does best.

    Monday February 9 2015, 22:32 GMT
    AP McCoy is greeted back by the crowd after riding Carlingford Lough to win the Hennessey Gold Cup at Leopardstown
  • Get Activial at Newbury

    Our Richard Dunwoody column previews no fewer than three of the weekend's big races and expects Harry Fry to strike.

    Thursday February 5 2015, 16:29 GMT
    Activial (r) can get the better of Calipto (l)
  • Hammond: Fascino a Fair bet

    Alex Hammond previews the weekend's racing action and sides with Fascino Rustico in the Betfair Hurdle.

    Thursday February 5 2015, 12:30 GMT
    Dan Skelton: Trains Alex's selection in the Betfair Hurdle
  • Smad set for Gold test

    Top jockey Wayne Hutchinson reflects on Trials Day at Cheltenham and has two nice rides on Saturday at Sandown.

    Saturday January 31 2015, 15:10 GMT
    Smad Place (right) has booked his ticket for a crack at the Cheltenham Gold Cup
  • Mai the force be with you

    Alex Hammond looks ahead to the weekend's racing and highlights her best bets at all the major meetings.

    Saturday January 31 2015, 14:39 GMT
    Bristol De Mai: Backed to score on Saturday
  • Pol ticks all the boxes

    Our Richard Dunwoody column previews two of Saturday's big races and expects Harry Fry to open his Sandown account.

    Thursday January 29 2015, 16:54 GMT
    Polamco: Fancied to deliver the goods in Saturday's big handicap hurdle
  • A champion by any measure

    Donn McClean gives his verdict on Hurricane Fly's heroics and Un Des Sceaux - the horse who goes fast and then faster.

    Monday January 26 2015, 19:06 GMT
  • Wayne Hutchinson: Exciting Place

    Top jockey Wayne Hutchinson can't wait for four top-notch rides at Cheltenham on Saturday. Check out his latest thoughts.

    Friday January 23 2015, 18:04 GMT
    Our man Wayne in the colours of the exciting Ordo Ab Chao
  • Dynaste can delight again

    Our Richard Dunwoody column previews Saturday's Betbright Chase at Cheltenham and course specialist Dynaste gets the vote.

    Thursday January 22 2015, 20:42 GMT
    Dynaste: One to back at his favourite track?
  • Ed Chamberlin: Clash of the novices

    Sky Sports presenter Ed Chamberlin looks ahead to the weekend's racing, including a top-class card at Leopardstown.

    Thursday January 22 2015, 14:32 GMT
    Un de Sceaux: Likely to be a warm order at Leopardstown this weekend