Cheltenham Champion Hurdle

My Tent puts up Fine Fighting Fifth Performance

Nicky Henderson’s exciting My Tent Or Yours did his Champion Hurdle prospects no harm at all with an impressive success at Newcastle on November 30 in the Grade 1 Fighting Fifth Hurdle and strengthened his position in Betfair’s ante-post…
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Tom Gadbsy Died of Cardiac Arrest at Somerford Park

Tom Gadsby was an event rider from 3 hours outside Auckland in New Zealand and was involved in a tragic horse riding incident that resulted in his death. He was an experienced rider and at 26 years old was in competition with Olympic riders…

Long Run To Get 2014 Grand National Entry

Back in October 2012, trainer Nicky Henderson had quite a plan for the 2011 Gold Cup winner Long Run. If, for whatever reason, he was he unable to contest the Gold Cup in March 2013 then he would head to Aintree for the Grand National. But…
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Punchestown To Get The Sprinter Sacre Treatment

Nicky Henderson made it clear after Sprinter Sacre’s amazing win at Aintree earlier in the month that it would be nice for Irish racegoers to see the mighty horse in action, and the green light has now been given for the brilliant Cheltenham…

Black Caviar – The Wonder From Down Under

There is great excitement in the Horse Racing world as Black Caviar, aka ‘The Wonder from Down Under’ has arrived in Britain and is expected to run in some major races. The undefeated 5- year old Australian thoroughbred racehorse has taken…

Millionaires Made At Cheltenham

We all love a good betting story and the best of the 2012 Cheltenham Festival so far has to be from Conor Murphy, a stable lad at Nicky Henderson's yard who, back last November, put a five timer accumulator bet on Sprinter Sacre, Simonsig, Bobs…
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Can Kauto Do It Again

If ever there was a horse that grabbed the publics imagination and enthusiasm for horse racing then Kauto Star has to be it. It used to be Kauto V Denman, now it's Kauto V Long Run but does the now 12-year-ld still have what it takes to brush…
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Big Bucks Going For Four

Clearly the 2012 Cheltenham Festival isn't exactly going according to plan for jockey Ruby Walsh and by now, I'm sure he would have anticipated that the Top Jockey armband would be on him and not current leader and fellow jockey, Barry Geraghty…
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Cinders Leaves The Field In Ashes

What a start to the 2012 Cheltenham Festival with the 2012 Supreme Novices Hurdle. With 19 runners lining up, hopes were high for the likes of race favourite Darlan but it was the Donald McCain Jnr Cinders And Ashes that left the field in tatters…

Cheltenham In Numbers

With just 7 days to go until the start of Cheltenham it seems fitting that we should take an in-depth look at the numbers surrounding the Festival. Where better to begin than with the money! Over £600,000,000 is expected to be wagered during…