Ruby Walsh remembered Kauto Star as a “true heavyweight” following the death of the chaser he steered to 17 of his 19 victories in Britain and Ireland, including two Cheltenham Gold Cups and five King Georges.
Wed, 01 Jul, 2015
Sprinter Sacre is set to line up for the Sodexo Clarence House Chase at Ascot tomorrow after trainer Nicky Henderson “pressed the green button” following an all-important walk of the course on Thursday morning.
Fri, 16 Jan, 2015
VOLER LA VEDETTE made an impressive return to action when repeating last year’s win in the listed Grabel Mares Hurdle at Punchestown yesterday.
Thu, 14 Oct, 2010
Jockey Danny Cook has been handed a 22-day suspension by the British Horseracing Authority after being found guilty of taking the wrong course on Gaspara at Newton Abbot last month.
Fri, 07 May, 2010
There was drama at Newton Abbot when Gaspara passed the post first in the Mint Casino, Torquay Handicap Hurdle but the race was awarded to Tabaran.
Fri, 23 Apr, 2010
Kauto Star will face a maximum of 13 rivals as he bids to record a remarkable fourth consecutive victory in the William Hill King George VI Chase at Kempton.
Mon, 21 Dec, 2009
Tranquil Sea has been given top weight of 11st 12lb in the Boylesports.com Gold Cup at Cheltenham on Saturday week.
Wed, 02 Dec, 2009
MADISON Du Berlais put his Cheltenham Gold Cup flop behind him as he capitalised on the fall of Denman to claim his third major prize of the season in the totesport Bowl at Aintree yesterday.
Fri, 03 Apr, 2009
Denman and Kauto Star feature among 28 horses left in the £475,000 (€527,000) totesport Cheltenham Gold Cup at the latest forfeit stage.
Wed, 11 Feb, 2009
A run in the John Smith’s Grand National seems unlikely for Denman unless something goes wrong in his pursuit of back-to-back Cheltenham Gold Cups.
Fri, 09 Jan, 2009
Voy Por Ustedes is reported to be in tip-top condition ahead of the Stan James King George VI Chase at Kempton on St Stephen's Day.
Sun, 21 Dec, 2008
ONE of racing’s greatest one-sided rivalries will be renewed at Haydock today when the brilliant Kauto Star attempts to confirm his superiority over Exotic Dancer.
Sat, 22 Nov, 2008
THE executive must be smacking their collective lips in expectation of Kauto Star arriving for Saturday’s JNwine.com Champion Chase at Down Royal.
Thu, 30 Oct, 2008
Neptune Collonges is on course to bid for back-to-back victories in the Punchestown Guinness Gold Cup later this month.
Tue, 08 Apr, 2008
Paul Nicholls was left kicking himself after getting the tactics wrong with Kauto Star as his ace was nailed by Our Vic in a thrilling totesport Bowl at Aintree.
Fri, 04 Apr, 2008
KAUTO Star suffered a second successive defeat as Paul Nicholls’ ace was nailed right on the line by Our Vic in a dramatic finish to the totesport Bowl at Aintree yesterday.
Timmy Murphy brought Our Vic with a renewed effort to beat Kauto Star in a thrilling renewal of the totesport Bowl Chase.
Thu, 03 Apr, 2008
First-time blinkers worked the oracle for Our Vic in the Ryanair Chase.
Thu, 13 Mar, 2008
Owner JP McManus now has market leaders for both the Triumph Hurdle and the Ballymore Properties Novices’ Hurdle as Franchoek and Aigle D’Or respectively completed their Cheltenham warm-ups in fine style.
Sun, 27 Jan, 2008
Kauto Star has reached his highest ever official rating following his King George VI Chase romp at Kempton on St Stpehen’s Day.
Fri, 28 Dec, 2007
KAUTO STAR once again showed his class as he ripped apart a top-class field to take the Stan James King George VI Chase at Kempton yesterday by a staggering 11 lengths.
Thu, 27 Dec, 2007
Ruby Walsh poured cold water on claims Kauto Star will have it all his own way in the Stan James King George VI Chase at Kempton.
Mon, 24 Dec, 2007
Kauto Star will face a maximum of seven rivals in his bid to land back-to-back renewals of the Stan James King George VI Chase at Kempton on Boxing Day.
Thu, 20 Dec, 2007
Trainer Milton Harris is eyeing a crack at next month’s Boylesports.com Gold Cup at Cheltenham with stable star Magic Sky.
Thu, 29 Nov, 2007
Last season’s Hennessy Gold Cup winner State Of Play and Ferdy Murphy’s rising star Aces Four will face six rivals in the bet365 Charlie Hall Chase at Wetherby.
Fri, 02 Nov, 2007
LITTLE went right for Ruby Walsh on the opening day of the Festival, but he’s in full flow now.
Fri, 16 Mar, 2007
Course specialist Exotic Dancer gets the nod to land the totesport Gold Cup at the final stage of the Cheltenham Festival this afternoon.
MONET'S GARDEN, a horse who jumps for fun, is the nap choice to land the Ryanair Chase at Cheltenham this afternoon.
Thu, 15 Mar, 2007
Hot favourite Kauto Star heads a field of 19 declared for the totesport Cheltenham Gold Cup on Friday.
Wed, 14 Mar, 2007
Leading Ryanair Chase fancy Racing Demon is to swerve the race and instead take his chance in the totesport Cheltenham Gold Cup.
Mon, 12 Feb, 2007
Kauto Star tops a bumper 49-strong entry for the totesport Cheltenham Gold Cup.
Mon, 08 Jan, 2007
TIMMY MURPHY will team up with Vodka Bleu in a bid to land back-to-back victories in the Paddy Power Gold Cup after it was confirmed the seven-year-old was trainer David Pipe’s “number-one hope” in the Cheltenham feature.
Thu, 09 Nov, 2006
Sue Smith believes Royal Emperor could be in need of the run if he lines up in the bet365 Charlie Hall Chase at Wetherby on Saturday.
Thu, 26 Oct, 2006
ONE has to say the fare on offer at Cheltenham this afternoon leaves plenty to be desired and, from a punting point of view, there will surely be better days!
Thu, 16 Mar, 2006
Cheltenham specialist Fondmort will bid to go one place better than last year in tomorrow’s Ryanair Chase on the third day of the Festival.
Wed, 15 Mar, 2006
Ante-post favourite Beef Or Salmon heads the 28 horses remaining in the totesport Cheltenham Gold Cup on Friday following the five-day declaration stage.
Sat, 11 Mar, 2006
Martin Pipe has still to decide on Our Vic’s Cheltenham Festival target after the eight-year-old’s impressive victory in the totesport Chase at Lingfield earlier this month.
Mon, 27 Feb, 2006
Mon, 20 Feb, 2006
Mick Fitzgerald believes Fondmort has a live chance of winning the Ryanair Chase at the Cheltenham Festival.
Sun, 19 Feb, 2006
Our Vic returned to form with a brave performance in the Ascot totesport Chase.
Sat, 18 Feb, 2006
Wed, 18 Jan, 2006
Tue, 10 Jan, 2006
Owner David Johnson is targeting a big-race double with Our Vic in Saturday’s Robin Cook Memorial Gold Cup at Cheltenham.
Tue, 06 Dec, 2005
Our Vic tops a list of 23 horses left in Saturday’s Robin Cook Memorial Gold Cup at the five-day confirmation stage.
Mon, 05 Dec, 2005
ANTE-POST favourite Trabolgan heads 24 horses remaining in the Hennessy Cognac Gold Cup at Newbury on Saturday following the five-day confirmation stage yesterday.
Tue, 22 Nov, 2005
Trabolgan is now favourite for the Hennessy Cognac Gold Cup with some bookmakers following continued heavy sport.
Tue, 15 Nov, 2005
Wiltshire trainer Alan King has warned punters not to rush to back Kandjar d’Allier for the Hennessy Cognac Gold Cup after the gelding’s pleasing comeback effort behind Our Vic at Cheltenham.
Sun, 13 Nov, 2005
Our Vic gave trainer Martin Pipe his eighth victory in the Paddy Power Gold Cup Chase with a smooth success in the big Cheltenham handicap.
Sat, 12 Nov, 2005
Our Vic, trained by Martin Pipe and ridden by Timmy Murphy, has won the Paddy Power Gold Cup at Cheltenham.
Philip Hobbs is hoping either Monkerhostin or Lacdoudal can spoil the Paddy Power Gold Cup party for Martin Pipe tomorrow.
Fri, 11 Nov, 2005
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