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.
Thu, 02 May, 2019
Hollywood star Liam Neeson has told how a horse-dealing extra in the movie Excalibur tried to buy his mount during a break in filming of the King Arthur movie.
Mon, 31 Jul, 2017
An epidemic of misguided revisionism seems to be unbalancing some normally straight thinking folk lately.
Sat, 11 Jul, 2015
Paul Nicholls hailed Kauto Star a “once in a lifetime” horse after the dual Cheltenham Gold Cup winner had to be put down due to injuries sustained in a paddock accident.
Wed, 01 Jul, 2015
Kauto Star will show Newbury’s spectators a little of the new skills he has learned when he participates in a dressage demonstration before racing on Saturday.
Sat, 02 Mar, 2013
Laura Collett has enjoyed her first experience of riding Kauto Star as she prepares to assess his suitability for a potential dressage career.
Wed, 12 Dec, 2012
Owner Clive Smith spoke of being “extremely disappointed” last night in the reaction of trainer Paul Nicholls after Kauto Star’s abrupt exit from the yard on Tuesday afternoon.
Paul Nicholls admitted his “sadness” after Kauto Star’s time at his Ditcheat yard came to an abrupt end on Tuesday.
Tue, 11 Dec, 2012
A statue was unveiled at Haydock racecourse this morning in honour of Kauto Star.
Sat, 24 Nov, 2012
Kauto Star, the outstanding chaser who won two Gold Cups at the Cheltenham Festival, has been retired.
Thu, 01 Nov, 2012
Kauto Star bows out as one of the greatest horses in the history of National Hunt racing.
I knew this was coming, obviously, and it’s sad, but I’m delighted that Kauto Star has got out in one piece.
Paul Nicholls has confirmed the incredible Kauto Star has run his final race.
Wed, 31 Oct, 2012
Sizing Europe is among a top-class entry of 15 for the PricewaterhouseCoopers Champion Chase at Gowran Park on Sunday.
Tue, 02 Oct, 2012
Kauto Star could have another run in the King George VI Chase at Kempton on Boxing Day, should the superstar gelding stay in training.
Mon, 03 Sep, 2012
Owner Clive Smith accepts retirement is the likely option for the great Kauto Star.
Thu, 21 Jun, 2012
Connections of Cheltenham Gold Cup winner Synchronised have not ruled out a crack at next month’s John Smith’s Grand National at Aintree.
Sat, 17 Mar, 2012
Owner Clive Smith is “90% sure” the great Kauto Star will be retired after he was pulled up in yesterday’s Cheltenham Gold Cup with over a circuit to run.
It’s one thing for a champion to be roared over the line, quite another to be applauded away from the heat of an ongoing battle in the manner of Kauto Star yesterday.
Tony McCoy claimed his second Betfred Cheltenham Gold Cup as Synchronised showed reservoirs of stamina in the premier race of the National Hunt calendar.
Fri, 16 Mar, 2012
Kauto Star’s owner Clive Smith believes the fact his incredible horse is even running in the Betfred Gold Cup at Cheltenham is a bonus.
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.
Tue, 13 Mar, 2012
A decision on Kauto Star’s participation in the Betfred Cheltenham Gold Cup will be made on Monday, owner Clive Smith said.
Fri, 09 Mar, 2012
A decision on Kauto Star’s participation in the Betfred Cheltenham Gold Cup will be made on Monday, said his owner Clive Smith.
Thu, 08 Mar, 2012
Racegoers at Wincanton on Friday will get the chance to judge for themselves how well Kauto Star is recuperating from his schooling fall.
Wed, 07 Mar, 2012
Trainer Paul Nicholls reported Kauto Star to have come safely through an increased workload yesterday.
Tue, 06 Mar, 2012
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.
Mon, 05 Mar, 2012
I have to say I’m rather philosophical regarding Kauto Star’s likely participation in the Gold Cup.
Sat, 03 Mar, 2012
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.
Fri, 02 Mar, 2012
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.
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.
Thu, 01 Mar, 2012
Paul Nicholls has cancelled a scheduled media visit to his yard tomorrow.
Tue, 21 Feb, 2012
Owner Clive Smith believes a decision on whether Master Minded will race again may not be made for another year.
Tue, 03 Jan, 2012
Clive Smith is not living in false hope over the chances of Master Minded racing again – although the owner feels it is not an impossibility just yet.
Wed, 28 Dec, 2011
Paul Nicholls today hailed Kauto Star as a horse “at the top of his game” as he nears his 12th birthday.
Tue, 27 Dec, 2011
ALMOST 12 months have passed since Kauto Star’s dethroning by Long Run in the last William Hill King George VI Chase, but trainer Paul Nicholls believes Kempton racegoers will see a different horse on Monday.
Sat, 24 Dec, 2011
Haydock and Betfair have announced plans for a statue of Kauto Star to celebrate his achievements at the Merseyside track.
Thu, 22 Dec, 2011
KAUTO STAR and Long Run feature among just eight confirmations for the William Hill King George VI Chase at Kempton on Boxing Day.
Wed, 21 Dec, 2011
DAVID Pipe is excited at the prospect of Dynaste taking on the brilliant stayer Big Buck’s in the Lough Derg Long Walk Hurdle at Ascot on Saturday.
Wed, 14 Dec, 2011
KAUTO STAR’S trainer Paul Nicholls has cast doubt upon the notion Long Run will emerge a much-improved horse when the pair clash yet again in the William Hill King George VI Chase.
Tue, 13 Dec, 2011
Kauto Star’s trainer Paul Nicholls has cast doubt upon the notion Long Run will emerge a much-improved horse when the pair clash yet again in the William Hill King George VI Chase.
Mon, 12 Dec, 2011
Paul Nicholls has confirmed Kauto Star will bid for a fifth victory in the King George VI Chase at Kempton on December 26.
COLM Murphy believes his star mare Voler La Vedette has every chance of claiming the first Grade One prize of her career in Sunday’s Bar One Racing Hatton’s Grace Hurdle at Fairyhouse on Sunday.
Sat, 03 Dec, 2011
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.
Fri, 02 Dec, 2011
PAUL NICHOLLS and Clive Smith are weighing up their options for the King George VI Chase at Kempton after both Kauto Star and Master Minded staked their claims for the Stephen’s Day highlight with victories on Saturday.
Mon, 21 Nov, 2011
Kauto Star brought the house down at Haydock with a brilliant performance to win the Betfair Chase for a fourth time.
Sat, 19 Nov, 2011
Master Minded bounced back from a shock defeat at Aintree to win the Amlin 1965 Chase at Ascot for the second year running.
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