MOUSE MORRIS believes War Of Attrition could be the horse to finally end his wait for a John Smith’s Grand National winner if he makes the line-up for the Aintree spectacular next month.
Wed, 18 Mar, 2009
PAUL Nicholls believes conditions are very much turning in favour of Kauto Star as the nine-year-old bids to become the first horse to regain the totesport Cheltenham Gold Cup crown today.
Fri, 13 Mar, 2009
Last year’s winner Denman is one of 16 horses declared for the totesport Cheltenham Gold Cup on Friday.
Wed, 11 Mar, 2009
PAUL Nicholls admits time may be running out to get Denman back to his brilliant best ahead of the totesport Cheltenham Gold Cup on March 13.
Thu, 19 Feb, 2009
The entries for the 2009 John Smith’s Grand National have been revealed, with last year’s Gold Cup winner Denman the headline act from a total of 123.
Wed, 28 Jan, 2009
Recent Haydock winner Coe could return to the Merseyside track for the Blue Square Gold Cup on February 14.
Tue, 27 Jan, 2009
I travel to Cheltenham today for four rides, but think it’s fair to say the highlight of the weekend promises to be teaming up with Brave Inca in the Toshiba Champion Hurdle at Leopardstown tomorrow.
Sat, 24 Jan, 2009
There could be a small field for the Letheby & Christopher Chase at Cheltenham on Saturday with An Accordion’s participation in some doubt.
Thu, 22 Jan, 2009
Reigning Cheltenham Gold Cup hero Denman is among 19 entries for the Hennessy Gold Cup at Leopardstown on February 8.
Mon, 19 Jan, 2009
THERE were no surprises among the 38 entries, released yesterday, for the totesport Cheltenham Gold Cup which takes place on Friday, March 13.
Thu, 08 Jan, 2009
Star De Mohaison takes the next step on the road to a possible tilt at the totesport Cheltenham Gold Cup when he has his first race over fences for two years on Friday.
Thu, 11 Dec, 2008
Hennessy Cognac Gold Cup favourite Big Buck’s has, along with 30 others, stood his ground at the latest forfeit stage for the prestigious handicap.
Wed, 19 Nov, 2008
Grand National winner Comply Or Die has the option of kicking off his season in the Hennessy Cognac Gold Cup at Newbury on November 28.
Wed, 29 Oct, 2008
Star De Mohaison may return to action over hurdles at Haydock at the Betfair Chase meeting on November 22.
Fri, 10 Oct, 2008
Connections of Exotic Dancer are hoping it will be sixth time lucky for the Jonjo O’Neill-trained gelding against Kauto Star in the totesport Cheltenham Gold Cup tomorrow.
Thu, 13 Mar, 2008
Nick Mitchell expects a wide-open Ryanair Chase to develop into a real thriller at Cheltenham tomorrow.
Wed, 12 Mar, 2008
Barry Geraghty is looking forward to renewing his association with Star De Mohaison in Friday’s totesport Cheltenham Gold Cup.
Sun, 09 Mar, 2008
Celestial Gold has been left as the highest-rated horse of the 20 that remain engaged in Kempton’s Racing Post Chase at the five-day stage.
Mon, 18 Feb, 2008
Connections of Star De Mohaison have stressed that it would not be the end of the world if he missed the Cheltenham Gold Cup this season.
Sun, 03 Feb, 2008
Kauto Star and Denman head a high-class entry of 42 for the most prestigious prize in steeplechasing, the totesport Cheltenham Gold Cup.
Wed, 09 Jan, 2008
Star De Mohaison is firmly on course to return to fences after pleasing connections on his comeback outing over hurdles at Cheltenham.
Wed, 02 Jan, 2008
HEDGEHUNTER, winner of the 2005 Grand National, is likely to be seen in Grade One action next month.
Fri, 19 Jan, 2007
Idle Talk will return to Cheltenham to try his luck in the £100,000 (€152,000) Letheby & Christopher Chase on January 27.
Thu, 18 Jan, 2007
Promising chaser Darkness has sustained a tendon injury which will force him to miss the whole of the current campaign.
Thu, 04 Jan, 2007
War Of Attrition and Beef Or Salmon will lock horns once again in the Grade One Lexus Chase at Leopardstown tomorrow.
Wed, 27 Dec, 2006
Star De Mohaison has been ruled out for the remainder of the season after sustaining a tendon injury.
Wed, 13 Dec, 2006
Robert Alner is not shirking a possible clash with Star De Mohaison in the John Smith’s Future Stars Chase at Sandown on Friday as The Listener is expected to make his seasonal reappearance at the Esher circuit.
Tue, 28 Nov, 2006
Star De Mohaison could wait for a valuable handicap at Cheltenham if he misses the John Smith’s Future Stars Chase at Sandown on Friday.
Mon, 27 Nov, 2006
Ante-post favourite and runaway Betfair Chase winner Kauto Star is one of six Paul Nicholls-trained horses to feature among 37 entries for the Stan James King George VI Chase.
Wed, 22 Nov, 2006
CORNISH Rebel has been the subject of some significant support ahead of Saturday’s Hennessy Cognac Gold Cup at Newbury.
Star De Mohaison, ante-post favourite for Saturday’s Hennessy Cognac Gold Cup, will bypass the race.
Mon, 20 Nov, 2006
Connections of Star De Mohaison have warned that their five-year-old is not a guaranteed runner in the Hennessy Cognac Gold Cup.
Sun, 12 Nov, 2006
Copsale Lad can provide Nicky Henderson with a welcome boost by landing the spoils in the Paddy Power Gold Cup at Cheltenham.
Thu, 09 Nov, 2006
Star De Mohaison may try to emulate Trabolgan by making a winning seasonal debut in the Hennessy Cognac Gold Cup after also ending the previous campaign with victory in the Royal & SunAlliance Chase.
Fri, 27 Oct, 2006
OWNER Robert Lester hopes the new pairing of Dominic Elsworth and Iris’s Gift will prove harmonious when they tackle the bet365 Charlie Hall Chase at Wetherby on Saturday.
Wed, 25 Oct, 2006
Star De Mohaison is likely to make his eagerly-awaited reappearance in the Bet365 Charlie Hall Chase at Wetherby on Saturday.
Tue, 24 Oct, 2006
A crack at the Stan James King George VI Chase is just one of the possibilities for Kauto Star this season as trainer Paul Nicholls plots the coming campaign for his talented five-year-old.
Fri, 06 Oct, 2006
Star De Mohaison completed a rare double in style when he powered home in the John Smith’s Mildmay Novices’ Chase at Aintree.
Fri, 07 Apr, 2006
Robert Ogden’s Cheltenham heroes Voy Por Ustedes and Star De Mohaison are set to line up at Aintree, ground permitting.
Wed, 29 Mar, 2006
AH, the sweet smell of success. Blessed is the happy punter when his horse comes home a winner.
Thu, 16 Mar, 2006
A NATION rose to acclaim Noel Meade at Cheltenham yesterday, after his Nicanor had produced a scintillating performance to beat Denman in the Royal and SunAlliance Novices’ Hurdle, writes Pat Keane.
Star De Mohaison, trained by Paul Nicholls and ridden by Barry Geraghty, won the Royal & SunAlliance Novices' Chase at the Cheltenham Festival.
Wed, 15 Mar, 2006
WILLIE MULLINS will leave a decision on Hedgehunter’s participation in the totesport Cheltenham Gold Cup until nearer next month’s Festival.
Tue, 21 Feb, 2006
An unprecedented 1034 entries have been revealed for the 10 handicap events at the Cheltenham Festival.
Mon, 20 Feb, 2006
The Listener faces the stiffest examination of his promising career to date in a strong renewal of the Unicoin Homes “Dipper” Novices’ Chase at Cheltenham on Sunday.
Fri, 30 Dec, 2005
Ferdy Murphy does not expect Leading Man to cause an upset in a competitive renewal of the Unicoin Homes “Dipper” Novices’ Chase at Cheltenham on Sunday.
Europa can make amends for an unlucky run at Cheltenham’s New Year meeting 12 months ago with victory at Prestbury Park on Sunday.
Quazar provided further evidence that Jonjo O’Neill’s horses have finally escaped the doldrums when he formed the highlight of a 62-1 treble for Tony McCoy at Cheltenham today.
Wed, 13 Apr, 2005
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