Champ – ‘he just wanted to go round again’

Champ took his record to eight wins from 11 starts, but his victory in the Ladbrokes-sponsored Grade 2 novice chase came with high drama attached when the odds-on shot threatened to miss the [...]

£1k purchase lands Listed race for Jonathan Portman

The Jonathan Portman-trained two-year-old year filly Mild Illusion gunned down a strong looking field in the Listed Bosra Sham Stakes over 6f. Fancied and hugely expensive fillies from [...]

Janika wins Haldon Gold Cup despite top weight

Janika defied top weight to win the Coral Haldon Gold Cup at Exeter for Nicky Henderson. Thoroughly consistent last season since joining Henderson from France, the six-year-old had nevertheless [...]