Not an impossible task to win Champion Hurdle – Buckley

The rejuvenated Brain Power, who got his career back on track in last month’s International Hurdle at Cheltenham, heads to Haydock this Saturday in preparation for the Unibet Champion [...]

Jo Davis: action need to attract young people to work in racing

Trainer Jo Davis created a social media stir on Thursday with an impassioned look at how the stable staff crisis affects those operating at the smaller end of the spectrum. Her thoughts struck a [...]

All-weather prep for Verdana Blue Champion bid

The enemy could well come from within as Buveur D’Air targets a record-equalling third successive victory in the Unibet Champion Hurdle after his stablemate and Christmas Hurdle conqueror [...]

Might Bite to have wind operation

Might Bite will have his soft palate re-cauterised and will not run again until the Magners Cheltenham Gold Cup on March 15, although trainer Nicky Henderson admitted he is unsure the operation [...]

Altior breezes to 16th successive win over jumps

Altior proved the one and only in so many ways as he extended his unbeaten run to 16, one short of the inestimable Big Buck’s for consecutive successes over jumps. In a Grade 2 race that [...]

Altior winning run now 15 after victory in Creek

It takes only two to produce something memorable in sport, just look back to last week’s fight between Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder in the boxing ring. With respect to the undercard – [...]

Buveur D’Air romps to take Fighting Fifth

Buveur D’Air provided an emphatic response to those who believed Samcro rated a strong challenger to his Champion Hurdle crown when romping home eight lengths clear of last season’s [...]

Speedy La Bague Au Roi excites Greatrex

The Grade 2 Ladbrokes Novices’ Chase has often produced superstars on their way to victory at the highest level such as Bobs Worth and Coneygree, winners of this 2m4f contest in 2011 and [...]

Buveur D’Air and Samcro showdown

Connections of both Buveur D’Air and Samcro have confirmed their intention to run in the BetVictor Fighting Fifth Hurdle at Newcastle on Saturday. It had looked as if fast ground would rule the [...]

Henderson left flummoxed by Might Bite flop

Nicky Henderson said “blame the trainer, not the fences” after even-money favourite Might Bite trailed home last of the five runners following a ponderous round of jumping in the [...]