Willie Mullins, the Festival’s most successful trainer, had previously finished second six times in the prestigious raceThe missing big picture in the collection of a great racehorse trainer has finally been found – Willie Mullins has a Cheltenham Gold Cup winner in Al Boum Photo. Stick it in the family album.Mullins has been a leading…

Townend was the Irish champion jockey in the 2010/11 seasonThe 12-1 chance Al Boum Photo, ridden by Paul Townend, put in a superb display to give trainer Willie Mullins a first Cheltenham Gold Cup victory.Mullins, the Festival’s most successful trainer, had previously finished second six times in the prestigious race.Al Boum Photo had some anxious…

Sir Erec and Mark Walsh won the Spring Juvenile Hurdle at Leopardstown earlier this monthCheltenham Gold Cup day began on a sombre note as favourite Sir Erec suffered a fatal injury in the opening race, the Triumph Hurdle.The horse was pulled up by jockey Mark Walsh after breaking down midway through the race.It was the…

Related Video and AudioAudio 3 hours Audio 3 hours 3:00:00Got a TV Licence?You need one to watch live TV on any channel or device, and BBC programmes on iPlayer. It’s the law.Find out moreSummaryPaul Townend on Al Boum Photo wins Gold Cup at odds of 12-1First Gold Cup winner for trainer Willie Mullins, who has…

Richard Johnson won the 2018 Gold Cup on Native River, who goes again in Friday’s showpiece raceCheltenham Gold Cup 2019Venue: Cheltenham Racecourse. Date: 15 March. Time: 15:30 GMTCoverage: Live commentary on BBC Radio 5 Live and BBC Radio 5 Live sports extra, plus text commentary, racecards and reports on the BBC Sport website and app.Presenting…

TimeRunnersRace NameWinner13:3016Ballymore Novices’ Hurdle (Grade 1) (Registered as the Baring Bingham)City Island 8/1Full result14:1012RSA Insurance Novices’ Chase (Grade 1)Topofthegame 4/1Full result14:5025Coral Cup Handicap Hurdle (Grade 3)William Henry 28/1Full result15:309Betway Queen Mother Champion Chase (Grade 1)Altior 4/11 FavFull result16:1015Glenfarclas Chase (Cross Country Chase)Tiger Roll 5/4 FavFull result16:5021Boodles Juvenile Handicap Hurdle (Registered As The Fred Winter) (Grade…

Frost had steered Frodon to three wins earlierJockey Bryony Frost made Cheltenham Festival history as she became the first woman to ride a top-level Grade One winner over jumps at the meeting when Frodon landed an emotional triumph in the Ryanair Chase.Frost, 23, the daughter of Grand National-winning jockey Jimmy, punched the air with delight…

Got a TV Licence?You need one to watch live TV on any channel or device, and BBC programmes on iPlayer. It’s the law.Find out moreSummaryBryony Frost becomes first female jockey to ride a Grade One Cheltenham Festival winner over the fencesFrost on board Frodon (9-2) in Ryanair ChasePaisley Park (11-8f) wins Stayers’ Hurdle – owned…

Media playback is not supported on this device Cheltenham Festival: Paisley Park’s remarkable journeyCheltenham FestivalVenue: Cheltenham Racecourse Dates: 12-15 March First race: 13:30 GMTCoverage: Live commentary on BBC Radio 5 Live and BBC Radio 5 live sports extra, plus text commentary, racecards and reports on the BBC Sport website and app.Paisley Park will bid to…

There was relief on the face of jockey Nico de Boinville after the winOdds-on favourite Altior claimed a record-equalling 18th consecutive success over jumps thanks to a nervy win in the Queen Mother Champion Chase at the Cheltenham Festival.Nicky Henderson’s superstar (4-11) was far from dominant and was challenged by Politologue and Sceau Royal late…