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Altior Out Of Cheltenham Festival 2020

One of the biggest names in the Cheltenham Festival 2020 has been withdrawn. Altior, trained by Nicky Henderson was the favourite to retain his Queen Mother Champion Chase crown for the third year in a row. On Sunday, Henderson announced that…

Champion Hurdle Is Nicky Henderson’s To Lose

If ever there was a course specialist it's Nicky Henderson at Cheltenham. Sending out more than 60 winners since 1985, he frequently goes toe-to-toe with Irish Champion trainer Willie Mullins for leading trainer at the Festival. Though the last…
Brave Eagle
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Improving Casablanca Mix One To Follow

The jumps meeting at Market Rasen is often one of the best meetings of the summer over obstacles. And the most recent renewal certainly didn’t disappoint. The Summer Plate, a listed handicap chase, is the highlight of the meeting. This time…
Brave Eagle

Summer Cup Winner Brave Eagle One to Follow

Brave Eagle is a horse that we haven’t seen run over the winter for the past couple of seasons. Instead, trainer Nicky Henderson has given him a summer campaign and he has done very well. Not necessarily a horse that needs to run in the summer,…
Cheltenham Races
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Altior Claims 19 Consecutive Wins

The Nicky Henderson trained Altior made it 19 in a row on the final jump’s day of the season with a workmanlike performance at Sandown. He went into the contest tied with the great Big Bucks on 18 wins in a row. But now he is in sole charge…
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Henderson Mare Verdana Blue Stakes Champion Hurdle Claim

Verdana Blue made it two out of two last weekend when winning the Elite Hurdle at Wincanton. And with that, threw herself firmly into the Champion Hurdle picture next March. The mare looked in great form once again, beating a decent field. But…
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…

Ben Pauling Aiming for Cheltenham

It is expected that fledging trainer Ben Pauling will be feeling the excitement when he heads to the racetrack at Cheltenham on Friday. The man is certainly no stranger to Prestbury Park; he was been at the track as many times during the past…
Riverside Theatre

Fresh Riverside Theatre could prove King George value

An amazing statistic relating to the King George VI Chase field is that the very smart Nicky Henderson-trained chaser Riverside Theatre has never lost in five outings on his seasonal appearance, writes Elliot Slater. Such stats are rare indeed,…

Ryanair Chase 2012 Race Results

The third race of Day 3 in the 2012 Cheltenham Festival and it was the Ryanair Chase that had every glued to the tv. With incredible challengers such as Riverside Theatre, Rubi Light, Somersby and Noble Prince all in contention for one of the…