Al Boum up against it in bid to produce another picture-perfect moment, writes Darren Norris.
Ruby Walsh hopes to continue to play a part for Willie Mullins' stable after he stunned the racing world when announcing his retirement from the saddle at Punchestown.
Bonnie Tyler was willing to hold out for a hero ’til the end of the night, but the wait has been a bit longer here at Cheltenham.
Current crop are a smart bunch, but not by any means a brilliant one. Yes, says Tommy Lyons
It is the question I have been bombarded with for months now: Hurricane Fly or Faugheen in the Champion Hurdle?
A total of 115 entries, the highest since 2009, have been attracted to the first £1m Crabbie’s Grand National at Aintree on April 5.
Willie Mullins plans to “keep things simple” with Hurricane Fly, with the dual Champion Hurdle hero likely to make his seasonal return in next month’s Morgiana Hurdle at Punchestown.
Long Run may set his own pace as the 2011 Gold Cup hero bids to reclaim his William Hill King George VI Chase crown at Kempton on Wednesday.
Laura Collett has enjoyed her first experience of riding Kauto Star as she prepares to assess his suitability for a potential dressage career.
Nicky Henderson has reasons to believe Long Run can go one better than 12 months ago and make a winning return in the Betfair Chase at Haydock today.
Paul Nicholls has confirmed the incredible Kauto Star has run his final race.
CHELTENHAM: 2.30 Kauto Relko; 3.40 Chicago Grey
Kempton clerk of the course Barney Clifford admits it would be “exceptional” to see Kauto Star bid for a sixth victory in the William Hill King George VI Chase.
Owner Clive Smith accepts retirement is the likely option for the great Kauto Star.
Big Buck’s put more than a smile on my face with a great performance in the World Hurdle yesterday.
Owner Clive Smith praised Paul Nicholls and his team for their efforts in getting Kauto Star back on track to bid for a third success in the Betfred Cheltenham Gold Cup on Friday.
A decision on Kauto Star’s participation in the Betfred Cheltenham Gold Cup will be made on Monday, owner Clive Smith said.
Kauto Star’s chances of competing in the Betfred Cheltenham Gold Cup will hinge upon a “D-Day” workout on Saturday, owner Clive Smith said today.
Paul Nicholls is preparing for “the biggest decision I’ve ever had to make” regarding whether to let Kauto Star take his chance in the Betfred Cheltenham Gold Cup.
Paul Nicholls insists he will not compromise on Kauto Star’s Betfred Cheltenham Gold Cup preparation, despite the horse taking a heavy fall at home.
Kauto Star is only "50-50" to make the Betfred Cheltenham Gold Cup after a fall when schooling last week, according to trainer Paul Nicholls.
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Neptune Collonges heads 14 declared runners for Saturday’s Betfred Grand National Trial at Haydock.
RUBI LIGHT, third behind dual winner Albertas Run and Kalahari King in the Ryanair Chase at Cheltenham last season, will skip the Gold Cup this year for another crack at the Ryanair after he finished second in the Lexus.
ONE-TIME Cheltenham Gold Cup hope Barbers Shop will soon be back in training ahead of a hunter chase campaign.
ON Monday morning, nice and early, I’ll head to Dublin airport for a 7.45am flight to Heathrow.
RUBY WALSH hailed Denman ‘a great horse’ after injury forced connections to call time on the legendary staying chaser’s stellar career yesterday.
Cheltenham Gold Cup winner Denman has been retired after suffering a setback in his preparation for the Lexus Chase.
A decision on Kauto Star’s participation in the William Hill King George VI Chase at Kempton could be made as late as a week before the December 26 feature.
SIZING EUROPE continued to shorten up as favourite for Saturday’s Sportingbet Tingle Creek Chase after major rival Finian’s Rainbow was ruled out yesterday.
IT was the kind of result which makes bookmakers glad they took out a licence in the first place.
Kauto Star was pulled up as Follow The Plan won a dramatic race for the Punchestown Guinness Gold Cup at the County Kildare track.
IT’S difficult enough to look beyond Kauto Star in what is a weakly contested Grade 1 Guinness Gold Cup at Punchestown today.
THERE’S always something of a lull between Cheltenham and Aintree and the racing this weekend is fairly mundane.
Totesport Gold Cup winner Long Run received a warm welcome at his home in Berkshire on Saturday morning.
After Wednesday’s relative success, yesterday had the feeling of that difficult second album.
Paul Nicholls was full of pride after seeing Denman and Kauto Star go down fighting in an epic renewal of the totesport Cheltenham Gold Cup.
HAVING seen one former champion in Master Minded trail home a well-beaten eighth this week, Clive Smith is relying on his old favourite Kauto Star to propel him back into the limelight in the totesport Cheltenham Gold Cup.
OWNER Clive Smith feels Ruby Walsh’s return aboard Kauto Star strengthens his chances of landing a third totesport Cheltenham Gold Cup.
Kauto Star features among the 90 entries for the bet365 Gold Cup at Sandown on April 23.
THERE was no fairytale return for me at Newbury yesterday when Don’t Turn Bach finished well behind in a handicap hurdle.
PAUL NICHOLLS has reacted angrily to calls for Kauto Star to be retired after he was beaten in the King George VI Chase on Saturday.
TIMEFORM’S Simon Walker believes Long Run needs to improve if he is to win the totesport Gold Cup at Cheltenham in March.
Clive Smith does not expect the extra three weeks to be a problem for Kauto Star ahead of his bid to make history in the William Hill King George VI Chase at Kempton.
NOEL FEHILY hopes to be back before the Cheltenham Festival as he prepares for surgery on his wrist injury.
KAUTO STAR’S bid to land a record fifth successive William Hill King George VI Chase has been put on ice.
Champion jockey Tony McCoy got acquainted with champion racehorse Kauto Star ahead of the William Hill King George VI Chase yesterday morning.
Tony McCoy is to ride Kauto Star in the William Hill King George VI Chase at Kempton on St Stephen's Day after Noel Fehily ruled himself out.
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