Oxted ruled out for the season

Last year’s King’s Stand winner Oxted will not defend his crown at Royal Ascot and has been ruled out for the season after suffering a tendon injury.…

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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 (April 10th, 2020) and all the latest news.

Dreamloper and Kieran Shoemark win at Newmarket for trainer Ed Walker. Photo: Steve Davies
Dreamloper and Kieran Shoemark win at Newmarket for trainer Ed Walker. Photo: Steve Davies

TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTED RUNNER

New Heights

8:20 Sandown

“New Heights is well at home. We would not want to see too much rain for her and hopefully she can play a part.”

Jonathan Portman

OUR TRAINERS’ STATISTICS FOR THE CURRENT FLAT & JUMPS SEASONS

GB FLAT Current Season Jan 2022-Dec 2022

TRAINER WINS RUNS STRIKE % PRIZEMONEY
Charles Hills 25 103 24 £333,798
Clive Cox 19 122 16 £247,475
Ed Walker 9 68 9 £163,877
Richard Hughes 10 87 11 £109,533
Tom Ward 4 49 8 £73,012
Roger Teal 6 74 8 £68,698
Jonathan Portman 8 71 11 £67,659
Owen Burrows 5 11 45 £61,982
Stan Moore 8 80 10 £61,093
Daniel & Claire Kübler 5 42 12 £57,931
Henry Candy 3 29 10 £56,209
Mark Usher 7 69 10 £46,863
Nicky Henderson 3 38 38 £43,018
Jamie Osborne 5 54 9 £40,005
William Muir & Chris Grassick 2 31 6 £28,976
Ali Stronge 3 39 8 £24,888
Harry Dunlop 0 21 0 £19,483
Sylvester Kirk 3 41 7 £19,341
Seamus Durack 2 19 11 £15,194
Joseph Tuite 1 33 3 £13,734
Dominic Ffrench Davis 0 24 0 £12,439

GB JUMPS Current Season Apr 2022-Apr 2023

TRAINER WINS RUNS STRIKE % PRIZEMONEY
Nicky Henderson 5 31 16 £55,504
Oliver Sherwood 3 16 19 £20,791
Warren Greatrex 2 13 15 £18,908
Harry Whittington 1 4 25 £10,561
Jamie Snowden 1 5 20 £9,538
Oliver Signy 0 1 0 £1,907
Mark Usher 0 1 0 £350

News in Brief

Dettori snapped up to ride Piz Badile in Cazoo Derby

Frankie Dettori will ride Piz Badile in next month’s Cazoo Derby, Alan Cooper, racing manager to owners the Niarchos family, has told the Racing Post. Piz Badile, a general 10-1 shot for next month’s Classic on June 4, has been ridden by Gavin Ryan on his first three starts, but connections have moved early to secure the services of two-time Derby winner Dettori.

Dream Of Dreams’ retired due to old ankle injury

Royal Ascot winning sprinter Dream Of Dreams has been retired from racing after failing to recover from an ankle injury sustained following his triumph in the Group 1 Diamond Jubilee Stakes nearly 12 months ago.

O’Brien support shores up Stone Age in Derby market

Classic clues on the track were few and far between on Monday and the most revealing information occurred off the course, after Aidan O’Brien stated Ryan Moore would “find it hard to not ride” Sunday’s Irish Derby Trial scorer Stone Age in the big one at Epsom.

RECENT LAMBOURN WINNERS

5:30 Kempton, 18th May

Two Tempting

Jonathan Portman

Two Tempting didn’t get things really to suit at Windsor last time. Back to Kempton and freshened up he should go better.

PRICE 2/1F
4:40 Warwick, 18th May

Gipsy De Choisel

Nicky Henderson

Gipsy de Choisel will hopefully benefit from first run for a year at Aintree in April. Trip and track should suit.

PRICE 7/2
2:30 Brighton, 17th May

Zulu Girl

Daniel & Claire Kübler

Zulu Girl a dual course and distance winner, including the Brighton Challenge Mile when she had a few of these in behind. Will come forward for first run of the year.

PRICE 6/1
2:10 Nottingham, 17th May

King Of Jungle

Ed Walker

King Of Jungle is going well at home and we are hopeful of a big run, the ground wouldn’t want to get too soft for him though.

PRICE 4/1