Muhammad Ali may have been famous for his razor-sharp one-liners but it was one of his deeper, more profound statements that came to mind when the sad news of Denman’s death, aged 18, emerged yesterday morning.
Protests turned violent for second night near St Louis following the acquittal of a white former police officer in the fatal shooting of a black man.
Owner Andy Stewart has revealed Saphir Du Rheu will revert to smaller obstacles for a likely tilt at the Ladbrokes World Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival.
Big Buck’s, the winner of four Ladbrokes World Hurdles, was retired after finishing fifth in the Cheltenham showpiece on day three of the Festival.
Big Buck’s’ owner Andy Stewart insists there are many names in the hat to discuss with trainer Paul Nicholls before deciding which jockey will get the call-up for the ride on the supreme staying hurdler.
Leading owner Andy Stewart paid tribute to Ruby Walsh after the jockey announced he would no longer be formally attached to the Paul Nicholls stable.
Tony McCoy admitted he found it tough to choose the Ted Walsh-trained Colbert Station over Sunnyhillboy in tomorrows John Smith’s Grand National at Aintree.
Cheltenham Festival-winning jockey Campbell Gillies has died following an accident on holiday in Greece.
Cheltenham Festival winning-jockey Campbell Gillies has reportedly died following an accident on holiday in Corfu.
Super Duty showed courage in abundance to repel 4-7 favourite Keys in the Espirito Santo Investment Bank Novices' Hurdle at Ascot.
Champion jockey Tony McCoy and his eternal rival Richard Johnson shared a rare dead-heat in the Cavalry Novices’ Limited Handicap Chase at Leicester.
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.
PAUL BARBER has confirmed Ruby Walsh will be riding Denman in the Lexus Chase at Leopardstown later this month.
Legendary staying hurdler Big Buck’s will once again make his seasonal reappearance at Newbury as he begins his quest to land the Ladbrokes World Hurdle for a remarkable fourth consecutive season.
OWNER Andy Stewart admits the exploits of champion staying hurdler Big Buck’s have changed his life.
David Arbuthnot already has one eye on next season with Pere Blanc and Shuil Royale after seeing the pair continue their progression with victories at Kempton.
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.
PAUL NICHOLLS is hopeful a breathing operation will help Denman produce a better finishing effort when he goes for further Cheltenham Gold Cup glory next month.
Paul Nicholls is hopeful a breathing operation will help Denman produce a better finishing effort when he goes for further Cheltenham Gold Cup glory next month.
PLANS for Forpadydeplasterer are on hold after the 2009 Arkle Trophy hero was found to be clinically abnormal following his poor show in the William Hill King George VI Chase.
KAUTO Star completed his final jumping exercise in great style yesterday ahead of his bid for a record fifth successive victory in the rearranged William Hill King George VI Chase at Kempton on Saturday.
Banjaxed Girl showed there are few tougher staying mares in the jumping world when putting a rare flop behind her with a convincing success in the 32Red.com Mares' Hurdle at Sandown today.
Nicky Henderson's Quantitativeeasing got his career back on track with a ready success in the Hardings Catering Novices' Chase at Fontwell today.
PAUL Nicholls has never seen conditions as bad at his Ditcheat stables as Kauto Star limbers up for the William Hill King George VI Chase at Kempton.
SANDOWN’S big meeting on Saturday, featuring the Tingle Creek Chase, is already under threat from the current cold spell.
Sandown's big meeting on Saturday, featuring the Tingle Creek Chase, is already under threat from the current cold spell.
CHINA ROCK has been ruled out of Saturday’s Hennessy Gold Cup at Newbury after suffering a minor setback.
PAUL NICHOLLS has warned Denman’s opponents that the former Cheltenham Gold Cup winner is “full of enthusiasm” ahead of his bid for a record third victory in the Hennessy Gold Cup at Newbury on Saturday.
SAM Thomas will be reunited with Denman in the Hennessy Gold Cup on Saturday week.
Sam Thomas will be reunited with Denman in the Hennessy Gold Cup on Saturday week.
DENMAN has been left at the head of the weights and is one of 34 remaining entries for the Hennessy Gold Cup on Saturday week.
PADDY BRENNAN is feeling confident ahead of Imperial Commander’s first run of the season in Saturday’s Betfair Chase at Haydock.
Tom George believes he will not be short of potential suitors for the ride on Nacarat in Saturday’s Betfair Chase at Haydock.
NOEL FEHILY has been the main beneficiary of the injury to Ruby Walsh and he partnered three winners at Taunton yesterday for the powerful Paul Nicholls yard.
RUBY WALSH expects to return to the saddle at the end of January after suffering a double fracture to his right leg at Down Royal on Saturday.
Sam Thomas is set to be reunited with Denman when he bids to win the Hennessy Gold Cup for the third time on November 27.
OWNER Clive Smith and trainer Paul Nicholls are likely to discuss plans for Kauto Star later in the week following his triumphant return to action at Down Royal.
Malcolm Jefferson's Gilbarry made the perfect start to his career over fences with an impressive performance in the bet365.com Novices' Chase at Wetherby today.
Sam Thomas and Epsom Salts are gunning for their second consecutive victory in the Tompkins & May Partnership Jump Jockeys Derby on Thursday.
IMPERIAL COMMANDER has been given the go-ahead to run in the totesport Bowl at Aintree on Thursday.
DENMAN is “virtually certain” to run in next month’s Coral Scottish Grand National at Ayr if conditions are deemed suitable.
Sam Thomas took an important step towards returning to racecourse action by riding out this morning.
Harry Findlay admits he will be a satisfied man if Denman finishes an honest second to Kauto Star in tomorrow's totesport Cheltenham Gold Cup.
ACTOR Jimmy Nesbitt has admitted to feeling the pre-race nerves ahead of Riverside Theatre’s run in today’s Irish Independent Arkle Trophy.
Henry de Bromhead is happy with Sizing Europe ahead of the Irish Independent Arkle Trophy at Cheltenham tomorrow.
Tom George made a timely double visit to the winner's enclosure ahead of his Cheltenham Festival raid when Bold Punt and Overlaw were successful in the hands of Denis O'Regan at Market Rasen.
TONY McCoy and Denman were reunited for the first time since they parted company at Newbury last month as the champion jockey schooled the totesport Cheltenham Gold Cup hopeful at Paul Nicholls’ Somerset yard yesterday morning.
Sam Thomas was this morning airlifted to hospital after suffering a bad fall on the gallops at Paul Nicholls' yard.
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