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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…

Farclas Triumphs In Friday Opener, As Shakira Finishes Fourth
Friday 16th March 2018

Gordon Elliott racked up his seventh winner of the 2018 Cheltenham Festival, as Farclas was a superb winner of the JCB Triumph Hurdle, as the 9/1 shot got the better of fellow Irish runner Mr Adjudicator, with Apple's Shakira struggling…

Kilbricken Storms To Albert Bartlett Victory For Tizzard
Friday 16th March 2018

Colin Tizzard picked up his first winner of the 2018 Cheltenham Festival, as the 33/1 outsider Kilbricken Storm produced a gutsy staying performance to win the Albert Bartlett Novices' Hurdle, as he beat the Nicky Henderson duo of OK Corral…

Native River Bounds To Cheltenham Gold Cup Glory
Friday 16th March 2018

Native River produced one of the finest front-running performances in Cheltenham Gold Cup history, as the Colin Tizzard-trained superstar fended off Might Bite in a tremendous duel to land the blue riband event at the 2018 Cheltenham Festival.Sent…

The Race For The Leading Jockey Crown Hots Up On Day Three At Cheltenham Festival
Thursday 15th March 2018

One of the intriguing side stories at the 2018 Cheltenham Festival is the race to be top jockey, and with Ruby Walsh's injury woes putting an end to his chances then we look at the likely candidates bidding for the coveted crown, and having…

Shattered Love Bounds To JLT Glory For Elliott And Kennedy
Thursday 15th March 2018

Shattered Love handed Gordon Elliott and Jack Kennedy more Cheltenham Festival glory on Thursday afternoon, as the classy mare stormed to emphatic victory in the JLT Novices' Chase, which saw the Irish pick up another winner at this year's…

Balko Des Flos Downs Un De Sceaux In Ryanair Chase Romp
Thursday 15th March 2018

Balko Des Flos produced a sensational performance to win the 2018 Ryanair Chase, as the Henry de Bromhead-trained raider beat reigning champion Un De Sceaux with aplomb, in a race that saw Cue Card pulled up in the middle stages of the race.…