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Champion trainer Nicky Henderson fired a warning to any potential Betway Queen Mother Champion Chase rivals when declaring the athletic son of High Chaparral would improve for his impressive win in the Grade 2 Game Spirit Chase, his first since April. …

Saint Calvados live contender for Arkle

Saint Calvados, staked his claim for the Racing Post Arkle with an emphatic success in the Grade 2 Kingmaker Novices' Chase at Warwick. “He's so polished and so confident but he's always been like that. It's the Arkle next but he's only five and will be better next year,” said trainer Harry Whittingdon. The Dubai Way won the handicap hurdle in the last completing a double for the handler.

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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.

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Whatswrongwithyou (Nico de Boinville) winning the Read Paul Nicholls Exclusively At Betfair Novices’ Hurdle at Newbury. Photo: SD Photos

Today’s teasers…

“Down in trip today. Softer ground and cheekpieces should bring out an improvement in performance.”

Warren Greatrex, Fly Du Charmil

“Taras Day was too keen at Ludlow last time but still shaped well to a point. We are dropping back in trip to help her settle. Hopefully that will help her run an improved race.”

Harry Whittington, Taras Day

“Drop down in trip obviously a concern, but it is something we wanted to try and we will see what happens. He is in good form, so hopeful of a nice run, but just a bit nervous about the distance.”

Harry Dunlop, Early Morning

“Won very well last time out. Ground, trip should be suitable, up in grade today but should run very well.”

Warren Greatrex, Boite

“He likes soft ground and stays three miles so if he is going to be an Albert Bartlett contender, he’d need to be pretty good here which I hope he will be.”

Nicky Henderson, Chef Des Obeaux

Winners

Lambourn’s recent successes

Volatile (11/8F)

4.30 Southwell | February 13

“Volatile ran really well last time at Chelmsford and we are expecting another good run from him today. I think he will be in the two but not sure which way round.”

Jamie Osborne

Lovenormoney (11/4F)

3.05 Exeter | February 11

“Ground and trip will suit. In good form at home and will be competitive.”

Warren Greatrex

Reckless Wave (5/2F)

8.15 Wolverhampton | February 10

“Reckless Wave is up in grade and will improve the run but is well up to winning a race of this nature.”

Ed Walker