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Today’s highlighted runners…
A smart gelding who we like a lot and is very straight forward. A couple to beat here who have previous experience, but he is sure to put in a big run.Warren Greatrex
Walk on Walter has had plenty of time to recover from his last run which was as a course and distance winner. Up again in the weights but hopefully things can go his way again.Jonathan Portman
Altior primed for record-breaking bid
Altior has recovered from Cheltenham and is ready to be aimed at a record-breaking 19th straight win over jumps at Sandown on Saturday, when a clash with the highest-rated horse in Britain and Ireland is still on after Cyrname was also among the 12 entries for the bet365 Celebration Chase.
Brendan Powell joins Joseph O’Brien’s team
Brendan Powell has revealed he is joining Joseph O'Brien's team having announced his retirement from the training ranks earlier in the week. Powell, who rode Rhyme ‘n’ Reason to win the 1988 National, sent out more than 600 winners as a dual-purpose trainer and enjoyed international success with Dark Emerald. But he called time on his training career on Tuesday, citing financial pressure.
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.