Willie Mullins on his Cheltenham Festival chances

Willie Mullins admits he may not be going to Cheltenham with his strongest ever team, but he was particularly excited by the chances of Benie Des Dieux and Laurina. And, with four intended runners in the Gold Cup, he is hopeful of winning jump racing's most coveted prize for the first time.

Behind the scenes at ParisLongchamp

The Racing Post's France correspondent Scott Burton gets exclusive behind the scenes access to the new-look Longchamp racecourse, set to open next month.

Bus crash transporting Sha Tin racegoers leaves at least 19 dead

there was an awful postscript to Saturday's meeting at Sha Tin, as a bus transporting racegoers back to the city centre crashed, with 19 confirmed fatalities.