Irish contender Gallant Oscar has been ruled out of the bet365 Gold Cup at Sandown on Saturday.
Un De Sceaux is set to return to Auteuil on Saturday instead of lining up in the Racing Post Champion Hurdle at next week's Punchestown Festival.
This Wednesday’s William Hill Red Hot Treble is a 11/1 tempter, which only pays £109 at current odds combined to a tenner, but you’ll get back £120 for the same £10 stake if Hills, for these three red-hot jollies...
Ireland Matters brings punters the latest views from the track, horses, trainers and jockeys to follow (and some to avoid!), along with some moans, groans and banter from the Irish racing scene across the pond with our own Kevin O’Malley. This week, the Irish Grand National and some horses to back next time out.