The Lambourn Open Day had it all!

What a difference a year makes. In 2018, Lambourn’s popular Open Day, now staged with the support of the Sir Peter O’Sullevan Charitable Fund, was washed away due to the wettest of [...]

Lambourn lays on Good Friday treat with popular Open Day

Lambourn kicks off Easter weekend by opening its doors to the public for the 29th Peter O’Sullevan Lambourn open day. More than 25 racing yards and horse exhibitions will open, including the [...]

Pentland Hills lands the Festival double

What can you buy for £57 these days? A bottle of champagne on a racecourse perhaps – or how about a share in a Cheltenham and Aintree Grade 1 winner? That is what the members of the Owners Group [...]

Buveur D’Air on a recovery mission

Buveur D’Air’s bid for a hat-trick of Champion Hurdles may have come unstuck thanks to a mistake at the third flight last month, leading to a first fall in a 21-race career, but [...]

La Bague Au Roi in great form and all set for Aintree

La Bague Au Roi, whose form was franked in fine fashion at the Cheltenham Festival, is primed for an assault on Aintree having delighted trainer Warren Greatrex at home. Greatrex said [...]

Whittington attacks ‘madness’ of threats to NH Chase

Trainer Harry Whittington has launched a passionate defence of the National Hunt Chase and its place at the Cheltenham Festival. And while Whittington is the latest to argue for unity in the [...]

Pentland Hills lands the Triumph

It costs just £57 a year to own a Triumph Hurdle winner. The 3,000 members of the Owners Group 031 syndicate, which owns Pentland Hills had their wildest dreams come true as Nico de Boinville [...]

Altior digs deep to retain Champion title

The latest number one against his name tells nothing like the whole story. More than once it seemed this was the day when the glorious victory streak would come to an end. If we thought that, [...]

Altior bids to make it 18 in a row in Champion

The winning machine that is Altior has a record in his sights as he seeks to continue his ruthless domination of the two-mile chasing division by posting his fourth consecutive success at the [...]

Buveur D’Air out to join select band

Victory would elevate Buveur D’Air into the company of Hatton’s Grace, Sir Ken, Persian War, See You Then and Istabraq as a three-time winner of the Champion Hurdle. But what had seemed rather [...]