History awaits Gordon Elliott’s remarkable 10-year-old, who is due to complete his preparations at the Cheltenham Festival when he attempts to win there for a fifth time in all.
Wed, 26 Feb, 2020
Sat, 08 Apr, 2017
Connections of Un De Sceaux are hoping the return to soft ground enables their pride and joy to return to winning ways in today’s Prix La Barka at Auteuil.
Sat, 21 May, 2016
Life has been as good to Richard Dunwoody since retiring from the saddle as it was in it.
Wed, 27 Apr, 2016
The exciting Limini gets the nap to take this afternoon’s mares’ novices’ hurdle for the dominant Willie Mullins-Ruby Walsh team.
Thu, 17 Mar, 2016
Taquin Du Seuil has been supplemented for Thursday’s Ryanair Chase at the Cheltenham Festival.
Sat, 12 Mar, 2016
Fri, 04 Mar, 2016
Trainer Tony Curran is more hopeful than confident that Irish challenger Flemenstar can win an “away game” in today’s Betfair Ascot Chase.
Sat, 20 Feb, 2016
Fri, 13 Nov, 2015
Willie Mullins reports Hurricane Fly in rude health ahead of the legendary hurdler’s return to his homeland for the Grande Course de Haies d’Auteuil in Paris tomorrow.
Sat, 06 Jun, 2015
Bryan Cooper admitted he could be on the wrong horse in the Bibby Financial Services Ireland Gold Cup at Punchestown today having picked Road To Riches over Don Cossack.
Wed, 29 Apr, 2015
And so, on a routine Sandown Saturday it all came to an end and AP McCoy’s last competitive ride, Box Office will enjoy an historic legacy way above his ability as a racehorse.
Mon, 27 Apr, 2015
David Pipe is targeting the Bibby Financial Services Ireland Punchestown Gold Cup with Ballynagour following his tremendous effort in defeat at Aintree last week.
Tue, 14 Apr, 2015
Stuart Crawford could call upon the services of AP McCoy to partner Yes Tom in the Coral Scottish Grand National at Ayr on Saturday.
The Package rolled back the years to win for the first time at the Cheltenham Festival and give Jamie Codd a second success of the week in the Fulke Walwyn Kim Muir Challenge Cup yesterday.
Fri, 13 Mar, 2015
Leading owner John Hales is already dreaming of a potential Cheltenham Gold Cup tilt with Aux Ptits Soins after the French import starred in a treble for Paul Nicholls by landing the Coral Cup.
Thu, 12 Mar, 2015
Harry Whittington is hoping Arzal enjoys a change in fortune in Saturday’s William Hill Imperial Cup at Sandown, for which 50 entries were received.
Tue, 03 Mar, 2015
David Pipe believes unbeaten novice chaser Kings Palace is his “best hope of a festival winner” when he lines up in the RSA Chase at Cheltenham next month.
Tue, 17 Feb, 2015
Gary Moore would like to take Sire De Grugy to Plumpton for a racecourse gallop before his defence of his Queen Mother Champion Chase crown.
Tue, 10 Feb, 2015
Ruby Walsh, arguably Tony McCoy’s rival to the tag of greatest jumps rider ever, paid tribute to his close friend today following the news that the multiple champion jockey is to retire from racing at the end of the season.
Sat, 07 Feb, 2015
Connections of Jezki were happy enough with his run behind Hurricane Fly at Leopardstown on Sunday despite losing out to his old adversary for a fifth time.
Tue, 27 Jan, 2015
Dynaste looks set to defend his crown in the Ryanair Chase at the Cheltenham Festival after coming up short on his return to Prestbury Park on Saturday.
Lizzie Kelly is feeling a mixture of excitement and trepidation as she looks forward to the ride on leading fancy Tea For Two in the William Hill Lanzarote Hurdle at Kempton today.
Sat, 10 Jan, 2015
Gordon Elliott famously burst on to the scene by training Grand National winner Silver Birch in 2007. Now he is Willie Mullins’ closest challenger.
Mon, 22 Dec, 2014
David Pipe believes "the sky really does look the limit" for unbeaten novice chaser Kings Palace.
Wed, 17 Dec, 2014
Garde La Victoire has been left with top weight following the five-day confirmations for The Ladbroke at Ascot on Saturday, in which a number of contenders have come in for support.
Tue, 16 Dec, 2014
Colin Tizzard is hopeful history can repeat itself as Cue Card aims to retain his crown in what promises to be another thrilling renewal of the Betfair Chase at Haydock today.
Sat, 22 Nov, 2014
Sam Twiston-Davies and Paul Nicholls proved the star turns at Cheltenham on Saturday as the relatively new partnership enjoyed a red-letter day in their association with a high-profile double.
Mon, 17 Nov, 2014
Grands Crus, one of the best staying hurdlers and novice chasers of his generation, has been retired.
Tue, 21 Oct, 2014
Tony McCoy finally overtook Martin Pipe on Saturday night after setting a new personal best aboard It’s A Gimme in the Betfred Summer Plate to pass the career total of 4,191 winners recorded by his old ally.
Mon, 21 Jul, 2014
Tony McCoy equalled Martin Pipe’s career tally of 4,191 winners with a typically powerful ride to get On The Record home first at Uttoxeter yesterday.
Thu, 17 Jul, 2014
A hat-trick for Tom Scudamore stole the show from Tony McCoy at Newton Abbot yesterday as the champion jockey’s wait to reach Martin Pipe’s phenomenal record goes on.
Tue, 15 Jul, 2014
Tony McCoy is currently favouring Double Seven as his mount in Saturday’s Crabbie’s Grand National at Aintree.
Wed, 02 Apr, 2014
David Pipe's Dynaste, who pulled muscles when flopping behind Silviniaco Conti in the King George at Kempton at Christmas, was back on song in the Ryanair Chase.
Fri, 14 Mar, 2014
Connections of Kings Palace are confident Briar Hill will not have things all his own way in the Albert Bartlett Novices’ Hurdle at Cheltenham today.
Trainer Tony Martin believes the drying conditions will play to the strengths of Benefficient in today’s Ryanair Chase (2.40) at Cheltenham.
Thu, 13 Mar, 2014
If there was a massive celebration for Irish punters after the Supreme Novices' then it was a case of desolation after Champagne Fever's defeat by 33-1 shot, Western Warhorse, in the Racing Post Arkle Trophy.
Wed, 12 Mar, 2014
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.
Thu, 30 Jan, 2014
A total of 115 entries, the highest since 2009, have been attracted to the first £1m (€1.2m) Crabbie’s Grand National at Aintree on April 5.
Wed, 29 Jan, 2014
Dual Cheltenham Festival hero Champagne Fever and Grade One winner Don Cossack are the headline acts among nine entries for the Boylesports.com Killiney Novice Chase at Leopardstown on Saturday.
Tue, 21 Jan, 2014
Willie Mullins is keen to find out where Upazo ranks in his talented crop of novice hurdlers by letting him line up in the williamhill.com Levy Board Tolworth Hurdle at Kempton this afternoon.
Sat, 11 Jan, 2014
Sat, 21 Dec, 2013
Colin Tizzard believes Kempton will suit Cue Card down to the ground when his stable star attempts to justify favouritism in the William Hill King George VI Chase at Kempton on St Stephen’s Day.
Tue, 17 Dec, 2013
Emma Lavelle feels Easter Meteor deserves a change of luck in the Stewart Family Thank You Gold Cup today after crashing out on his last visit to Cheltenham.
Sat, 14 Dec, 2013
Baby Run bids to make a fairytale comeback from a lengthy lay-off and give trainer Nigel Twiston-Davies a sixth success in the Betfred Becher Chase at Aintree today.
Sat, 07 Dec, 2013
Nicky Henderson can still call on what he describes as a “proper horse” in the BetVictor Tingle Creek Chase at Sandown today as Captain Conan flies the flag in the absence of undisputed two-mile king Sprinter Sacre.
Trainer David Pipe has made adjustments to Grands Crus’ training regime, but will not put a date on a comeback for the misfiring grey.
Wed, 04 Dec, 2013
Part-owner Malcolm Kimmins admits Cheltenham Gold Cup hero Bobs Worth is likely to have plenty on his plate as he kicks off his season in what looks a mouth-watering renewal of the Betfair Chase at Haydock on Saturday.
Tue, 19 Nov, 2013
Trainer David Pipe admits Ballynagour is a “hard horse to predict” ahead of the Paddy Power Gold Cup at Cheltenham today.
Sat, 16 Nov, 2013
There have been plenty of National Hunt jockeys with far more talent than Tony McCoy, but none with the almost savage will to win, durability and the sheer bloody- mindedness of the man most refer to as AP.
Fri, 08 Nov, 2013
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