Whittington attacks ‘madness’ of threats to NH Chase

Trainer Harry Whittington has launched a passionate defence of the National Hunt Chase and its place at the Cheltenham Festival. And while Whittington…

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Lambourn GB

sky is clear

5.11 m/s/62 %

Monday

10°

Tuesday

11°

Wednesday

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Only gone up here to get proper ground as he wants soft/heavy ground, we haven’t had it all winter really. This is a grand little race for him, the top one is a decent horse, but given a clear run and the track will suit him down to the ground, he will be bang there all being well.

Oliver Sherwood

This is his twilight of his career, the only reason Tom Garner isn’t riding him is that he is in America, so Leighton is teaming up and he has ridden him before. If he is on a going day, the track and ground will be a benefit to him, but it will all depend on how he got out of bed today.

Oliver Sherwood

Fry and Rooney pleased to play their part in Noel Fehily’s winning farewell

Trainer Harry Fry and owners Paul and Clare Rooney played a pivotal role in Noel Fehily's winning send-off at Newbury on Saturday, and they underlined their delight in doing so on Sunday. Fry reflected: "It's safe to say we enjoyed the replay more than the actual race. It's great the plan came off and it was a fitting end to a great career. We all had a few drinks afterwards and there was a gathering at Newbury to celebrate. Now is the start of a new chapter."

Cobden notches up first 100 winners for the season

Harry Cobden reached 100 winners in a season for the first time on Saintemilion at Exeter. In his first campaign as Paul Nicholls’ stable jockey, Cobden posted his maiden century of winners as he and the 10-time champion trainer’s Saintemilion got the better of a protracted duel with 2-1 favourite Diable De Sivola in the GG Fast Results Chase.

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You are spoilt for choice with our Lambourn trainers

THE Lambourn Valley, situated in the north-east corner of Berkshire, is recognised as one of the major racehorse training centres in the country.

With its superb facilities and wide-ranging gallops covering in excess of 500 acres and with more than 30 trainers to choose from – your racehorse could not be in a better place whether it be a flat or National Hunt horse. Our new website is here to provide the latest information of the day-to-day goings on in Lambourn plus quotations from all the day’s runners from our trainers (when available).

There is also information and contact details for all our trainers; the history of training horses in Lambourn; where to stay; our annual Lambourn Open Day – which is held on Good Friday (March 30th, 2018) and all the latest news.

Nico De Boinville picks up leading jockey award at Cheltenham Festival 2019. Photo: Steve Davies
Nico De Boinville picks up leading jockey award at Cheltenham Festival 2019. Photo: Steve Davies