Paul Nicholls has won a 10th National Hunt trainers' championship at Sandown following second place for Just A Par in the bet365 Gold Cup.
Sat, 23 Apr, 2016
Mon, 21 Mar, 2016
Robert Waley-Cohen is pleased to report Long Run suffered no lasting damage following a troubled journey home from France.
Tue, 20 May, 2014
Owner Robert Waley-Cohen and his jockey-son, Sam, have enjoyed unprecedented success over the Aintree fences but it could all pale into insignificance if Long Run wins the first £1m (€1.2m) renewal of the Crabbie’s Grand National.
Fri, 04 Apr, 2014
Long Run gained his first win since the 2012 King George VI Chase when landing the odds in the Ivan Straker Memorial Chase at Kelso yesterday.
Fri, 14 Feb, 2014
Long Run is to travel north of the border for the Ivan Straker Memorial Chase later this week as connections head to Kelso in search of better ground.
Tue, 11 Feb, 2014
Long Run could tackle the £100,000 Kempton Park Chase at the Sunbury track on February 22 as a step towards a crack at the Crabbie’s Grand National.
Wed, 22 Jan, 2014
Paul Nicholls has already collected the William Hill King George VI Chase more times than any trainer in history and he believes Silviniaco Conti and Al Ferof hold equally good chances of providing his eighth winner at Kempton on Thursday.
Tue, 24 Dec, 2013
The JNwine.com Champion Chase at Down Royal next month is the likely next port of call for First Lieutenant after he was beaten on his seasonal reappearance at Punchestown last week.
Tue, 22 Oct, 2013
Owner Robert Waley-Cohen has revealed Long Run will be given an entry in the Grand National next year.
Sat, 13 Apr, 2013
Auroras Encore could bid to emulate the legendary Red Rum by attempting to complete a rare National double in the same season.
Mon, 08 Apr, 2013
Bobs Worth provided Nicky Henderson with a second Betfred Cheltenham Gold Cup in three years under Barry Geraghty.
Fri, 15 Mar, 2013
Three races in France are among the possible options for Solwhit following his victory at Naas on Saturday.
Mon, 21 Jan, 2013
Jezki, unbeaten over hurdles and favourite for the William Hill Supreme Novices’ Hurdle, is, reportedly, to be bought by JP McManus.
Fri, 11 Jan, 2013
People who own a racehorse can make any arrangements they like.
Sat, 01 Dec, 2012
Nicky Henderson has reasons to believe Long Run can go one better than 12 months ago and make a winning return in the Betfair Chase at Haydock today.
Sat, 24 Nov, 2012
Trainer Paul Nicholls has been “astounded” by the achievements of Kauto Star this season as the legend of the turf prepares to run in an incredible sixth Betfred Cheltenham Gold Cup.
Thu, 15 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
Long Run got back to winning ways in the Betfair Denman Chase at Newbury – but he was pushed all of the way by stable companion Burton Port.
Fri, 17 Feb, 2012
Lexus Chase winner Synchronised has been allotted top weight of 11st 10lb for this year’s John Smith’s Grand National at Aintree.
Tue, 14 Feb, 2012
Last season’s John Smith’s Grand National runner-up Oscar Time has been ruled out for the season with a leg injury.
Wed, 25 Jan, 2012
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
NICKY HENDERSON has vowed to have Long Run primed to defend his crown in the William Hill King George VI Chase at Kempton on Stephen’s Day.
Wed, 23 Nov, 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
HURRICANE FLY has officially been recognised as the best 2m hurdler since Istabraq with a rating just 3lb short of that given to the three-times Champion Hurdle winner at his peak.
Wed, 25 May, 2011
Last year’s winner Don’t Push It heads a maximum field of 40 runners in the John Smith’s Grand National at Aintree on Saturday.
Thu, 07 Apr, 2011
Long Run will sidestep a possible run at Aintree next week and head off on his summer break.
Sat, 02 Apr, 2011
Fri, 01 Apr, 2011
NICKY Henderson fully intends to run Cheltenham Gold Cup hero Long Run at Aintree next week – provided ground conditions are in his favour.
Thu, 31 Mar, 2011
Nicky Henderson fully intends to run Cheltenham Gold Cup hero Long Run at Aintree next week - provided ground conditions are in his favour.
Wed, 30 Mar, 2011
VOY Por Ustedes is on course to bid for a third success in the John Smith’s Melling Chase on Friday week following his fine comeback effort at Cheltenham.
Tue, 29 Mar, 2011
Totesport Gold Cup winner Long Run received a warm welcome at his home in Berkshire on Saturday morning.
Sat, 19 Mar, 2011
HAVING seen one former champion in Master Minded trail home a well-beaten eighth this week, Clive Smith is relying on his old favourite Kauto Star to propel him back into the limelight in the totesport Cheltenham Gold Cup.
Fri, 18 Mar, 2011
Having seen one former champion in Master Minded trail home a well-beaten eighth this week, Clive Smith is relying on his old favourite Kauto Star to propel him back into the limelight in the totesport Cheltenham Gold Cup.
Thu, 17 Mar, 2011
As an entrepreneur who runs a thriving dental healthcare business, amateur jockey Sam Waley-Cohen is well-placed to advise weighing room colleagues lacking a full set of teeth.
Tue, 15 Mar, 2011
NICKY HENDERSON has nominated Hurricane Fly as the biggest threat to Binocular in his defence of the Stan James Champion Hurdle.
Fri, 25 Feb, 2011
Mon, 17 Jan, 2011
Long Run spoiled the party as he scuppered Kauto Star's bid for a record fifth triumph in the William Hill King George VI Chase at Kempton.
Sat, 15 Jan, 2011
DESSIE HUGHES stole the show at Thurles yesterday, completing a 70/1 treble with Rick, Western Charmer and Quiet Thought.
Fri, 26 Nov, 2010
Nicky Henderson cannot split Punchestowns and Long Run as his pair get set for battle in the RSA Chase at Cheltenham tomorrow.
Tue, 16 Mar, 2010
Conditions at Cheltenham are reported to be perfect ahead of the four-day Festival that starts on Tuesday.
Sun, 14 Mar, 2010
WESTLIN’ Winds is on course for a crack at the JCB Triumph Hurdle at Cheltenham on Friday week.
Tue, 09 Mar, 2010
NICKY HENDERSON already believes Punchestowns and Long Run are the best two chasers he has ever trained.
Tue, 02 Mar, 2010
Owner Robert Waley-Cohen has confirmed the RSA Chase is the intended target for Long Run following his impressive display at Warwick on Saturday.
Mon, 15 Feb, 2010
Binocular lost his unbeaten record at the Cheltenham Festival, but lessons were learned and he regained winning ways in impressive fashion in the John Smith’s 250th Anniversary 4-Y-O Novices Hurdle at Aintree.
Thu, 03 Apr, 2008
The British Horseracing Authority confirmed several changes to the start of this year’s John Smith’s Grand National.
Thu, 07 Feb, 2008
Gary Moore is hoping to be triple-handed when he goes in search of another major handicap hurdle prize at Ascot on Saturday.
Wed, 19 Dec, 2007
East Tycoon received a warm welcome from the Stratford crowd after collecting his fourth course victory in the totesport.com Handicap Chase on Sunday.
Mon, 23 Apr, 2007
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