Cheltenham has unveiled an increase in prize-money for its season-opening Showcase meeting in a fortnight’s time. The two-day meeting, on October 26 and 27, offers record prize-money of £370,400, a boost of £51,400 (16 per cent) on the £319,000 in 2017 …

Nicky Henderson brochure now on sale

Nicky Henderson’s 2018-19 Horses in Training brochure is now on sale. To purchase your 100-page full colour copy click here

Four winners on Wednesday

Lambourn trainers produced four winners on Wednesday with Nicky Henderson’s Lough Derg Spirit and Jamie Snowden’s Monbeg Theatre winning at Wetherby, Richard Hughes’ Amitie Waltz at Bath followed by Daniel Kübler’s Chitra – third win of the season – at Newcastle.

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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.

Midnight Chill and Rodney Farrant win the Bob Champion Cancer Trust  Jump Legends Race at Chepstow for trainer Jamie Snowden. Photo: Steve Davies
Midnight Chill and Rodney Farrant win the Bob Champion Cancer Trust Jump Legends Race at Chepstow for trainer Jamie Snowden. Photo: Steve Davies
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Today’s teasers…

“He hated the soft ground at Sandown last time. He’s down to a very decent mark and if repeating his run from Newbury two runs ago, he will have a major chance.”

Brendan Powell, De Bruyne Horse

“Charmed Spirit should have come on for his debut and is a horse to follow. We hope for a bolder showing today.”

Jonathan Portman, Charmed Spirit

“It’s been hard to get the trip right with him, so we’re bringing him right back to 7f to see what he can do. He’s got first-time blinkers on and is down to what should be a handy mark.”

Charles Hills, Lifeboat

“Dropping him back to a mile as he didn’t quite get home last time.”

Owen Burrows, Zaajer


Lambourn’s recent successes

Chitra (13/8F)

7.15 Newcastle | October 17

“Chitra two wins and two seconds in last four starts, looks to have a great chance again with the most likely dangers the handicap debutants.”

Daniel Kübler

Monbeg Theatre (11/4F)

4.20 Wetherby | October 17

“Monbeg Theatre won his last two races in style and is unexposed as a staying hurdler. He’s fit and well and although he has more weight here in a competitive race, I look forward to seeing him back on the track after his summer holiday.”

Jamie Snowden

Lough Derg Spirit (4/9F)

2.45 Wetherby | October 17

“He has schooled well at home but had a difficult time last season and I am just hoping he is ready to bounce back.”

Nicky Henderson