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Altior v Un De Sceaux - What's The Point?
Thursday 17th January 2019

The countdown to The Cheltenham Festival continues with the latest episode of The Jumps Racing Podcast and it is a corker!  The lads are joined by top national hunt trainer Neil Mulholland and it is fair to say that it has been an…

The Best Racing Fixture Outside Of Cheltenham? Dublin Racing Festival Set To Offer Punters A Star Studded Treat
Tuesday 15th January 2019

The road to The Cheltenham Festival can often be a long journey through the winter but there is more to the season than just Prestbury Park. The second edition of the Dublin Racing Festival will be taking place at Leopardstown on the first…

Cheltenham Contender Black Op To Revert to Hurdles For Cleeve Trials Day Tilt
Wednesday 9th January 2019

Crack novice hurdler Black Op is to revert to the smaller obstacles for a title at the Cleeve Hurdle before heading back to Prestbury Park for the Cheltenham Festival 2019. The Tom George trained in-mate has endured a mixed start to his career…

Might Bite To Have Wind Op On The Way To Cheltenham Following King George Flop
Thursday 3rd January 2019

Might Bite is to head straight to the Cheltenham Festival 2019 off the back of a wind op according to news today. Nicky Henderson has confirmed, via his Unibet blog, that his stable star is to have his palate cauterised after they failed to…

Cheltenham Gold Cup Winner Sizing John To Miss Christmas Return Assignment
Thursday 20th December 2018

Sizing John will miss his intended comeback at Leopardstown over Christmas with Jessica Harrington waiting for the new year to get one of her stable stars back on track. The target for the 2017 Gold Cup winner does remain a return for the 2019…

Cheltenham Festival Hero Presenting Percy Could Be Set For King George Tilt
Tuesday 11th December 2018

RSA Chase winner Presenting Percy could be supplemented for the King George VI Chase at Kempton on Boxing Day. The Pat Kelly trained chaser currently stands as the ante-post favourite for the Cheltenham Gold Cup following a terrific display…

Relentless, remorseless - The Great Denman Passes Away
Wednesday 6th June 2018

"RELENTLESS, REMORSELESS!" The words used by Richard Hoiles to describe Denman as he won the 2008 Cheltenham Gold Cup summed up one of the toughest horses to step foot on a racecourse. 

End Of Season Review And A Look Ahead To The Future
Friday 4th May 2018

  The end of the season is always a time for reflection and it certainly has been an up and down campaign. The winter started slowly with the horses not quite right, and the particularly wet weather also hindered our progress. Despite…

Sandown Chances On The Last Day Of The Season
Friday 27th April 2018

  It may be the last week of the season, but we are busier than ever with plenty of runners engaged across the country under both codes. We enjoyed our trip to Ayr for the Scottish Grand National with Doing Fine running yet another impressive…

The Punchestown Festival Grade 1 Hotpots – Bankers Or Blowouts
Tuesday 24th April 2018

This year’s Punchestown Festival is set up nicely with trainers Gordon Elliott and Willie Mullins going head-to-head again in a bid to be crowned this season’s champion trainer. As a result both stables will have a huge number of…

The Winners Start To Flow And Two Big Scottish Grand National Chances
Friday 20th April 2018

  It has been a fantastic week for the yard with the team in flying form and hopefully that can continue with the sun finally making an appearance The ground was testing at Ffos Las on Sunday but that didn’t bother Solomn Grundy…

Tikkanbar Goes To Aintree And Scottish Grand National Plans
Friday 13th April 2018

  The weather has been against the majority of our horses for some time now, but we are keeping our fingers crossed for a dry spell and a strong end to the campaign. There are plenty of big races still to come which is exciting and we…

Fontwell Runners And Aintree Plans
Friday 6th April 2018

  Unfortunately, the weather has continued to play havoc with the fixture list this week which means our runners have been few and far between. Thankfully, Fontwell has managed to survive the weather this afternoon and we send two lovely…

Wet Weather Woes And Easter Weekend Runners
Friday 30th March 2018

  The horses are in excellent form at the moment which is exactly what we need as we wait for the ground to improve Rebel Collins was perhaps a touch unlucky to finish 2nd in the 2m handicap hurdle at Bangor on Saturday, but it was another…

Cheltenham Reflections And Weekend Runners
Friday 23rd March 2018

  It has been a frustrating couple of weeks with cold weather and especially snow hitting the yard hard, and it is safe to say we are looking forward to some spring sunshine! The Cheltenham Festival is always a great spectacle, but the…