Racing News

Deadly Douvan strikes again

Deadly Douvan strikes again

Red-hot favourite Douvan was predictably far too good for his rivals in the Herald Champion Novice Hurdle at Punchestown.

Godolphin purchase Moon

Godolphin purchase Moon

Top-class sprinting prospect Lightning Moon has been purchased by Godolphin to stay in training with Ed Walker.

Wish stars at Punchestown

Wish stars at Punchestown

A round-up of the rest of the early action from the opening day of the Punchestown Festival.


28/04/15 2:01pm

Pendelton puts cycling on hold

Olympic and World cycling champion Victoria Pendleton catches up with Sky Sports nine weeks into her intensive training for next year's foxhunters chase at Cheltenham.

Experts & Features

  • Tip of the Day

    Tip of the Day

    Fancy a flutter on the racing? Let Sky Sports News HQ's Alex Hammond mark your card every day.

  • Tuesday Tips

    Tuesday Tips

    Ashley Iveson provides a tip for every race on Tuesday including at Punchestown, where Don Poli rates a confident fancy.


  • Weekend Review

    Weekend Review

    Our team reflect on an historic weekend in racing and look ahead to another huge week of action on the track.


  • Who will be champion jockey after the retirement of Tony McCoy?

    A new era begins

    A new season is underway in jumps racing without AP McCoy. But who will step into the champion's shoes?