Henderson assistant Toby Lawes embarks on training career

Toby Lawes, the lucky man who has been the regular work-rider of the mighty Altior during his role as Nicky Henderson’s assistant, will embark on his…

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Today’s highlighted runners…

Has a bit to prove having given up a bit too easily so far, but now goes handicapping at a realistic level. He should be more involved and the extra distance ought to suit. Blinkers are fitted for the first time.

Daniel Kübler

Moneta is looking a little tripless having shown real promise on her early runs for us since leaving Godolphin. I wouldn’t give up on her just yet, but 6f is just a tentative shout.

Jonathan Portman

I think some of those may be a little sharp for him first time out, but he will be lovely horse.

Stan Moore

Too Darn Hot has Sussex Stakes target

Too Darn Hot will step back up in trip to a mile at Glorious Goodwood for the Qatar Sussex Stakes, with bookmakers slashing the three-year-old into favouritism for the race. Having started the day a 9-2 chance for the Sussex, Too Darn Hot's odds were cut to a general 6-4 for the £1 million Group 1 contest on July 31.

Walker eyes Maurice de Gheest for Royal Intervention

Ed Walker, who was walking in wonderland on Friday when he fired in a fabulous four-timer, is set to launch Royal Intervention – one of that afternoon's winners – back into Group 1 company with the Prix Maurice de Gheest her next target. "I didn't expect them to leave her alone on the front end at York with so many runners – I thought we were in danger of getting hassled – but she's so quick out of the gates and I think if anyone wanted to take her on not only would they ruin her race, but theirs as well," said Walker.

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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.

Ed Walker trained Mountain Peak wins the JFD Handicap at Newmarket. Photo: Steve Davies
Ed Walker trained Mountain Peak wins the JFD Handicap at Newmarket. Photo: Steve Davies