Hendeson: ‘The biggest crisis in our lifetime’

Nicky Henderson has described the current global lockdown due to the coronavirus outbreak as the worst crisis since World War II. Only three weeks ago Henderson was readying a star-studded [...]

Henderson wins eighth Champion Hurdle

In the end, it was blindingly, brilliantly simple. The best horse won – and she won in style. This had been a Unibet Champion Hurdle left bruised and battered by the court of public opinion, yet [...]

Emotional Leighton finishes career at Fontwell

Two-time Grand National winner Leighton Aspell bowed out a local hero on his home patch at Fontwell on Sunday, but could not quite complete the fairytale finale his fan club yearned for. There [...]

Altior returns to winning ways

Those that travelled in their thousands to Newbury hoping to witness Altior return to winning ways were not left disappointed – and for winning rider Nico de Boinville it was a victory that went [...]

Sky Bet Chase winner Ok Corral Grand National possible

The Randox Health Grand National remains the major omission from Nicky Henderson’s list of big-race wins but the performance of Ok Corral at Doncaster on Saturday means he and owner JP [...]

Equilateral wins listed handicap at Meydan

Equilateral has opened up his options with an impressive win in the Dubai Dash Listed Handicap at Meydan in his first start as a gelding. The Charlie Hills-trained five-year-old has not quite [...]

Altior misses Conti Chase at Kempton

Nicky Henderson was on Thursday devising a new plan of attack for Altior after removing him from Saturday’s Unibet Silviniaco Conti Chase, but admitted he would have liked to have run him [...]

Left, right – it makes not difference to Call Me Lord

Going left-handed did not stop Nicky Henderson’s Call Me Lord from taking the Unibet International Hurdle at Cheltenham. He had previously only run on right-handed tracks in this country since [...]

Top Notch battles to second Peterborough win

Top Notch demonstrated the best of his battling abilities and showed plenty of heart to claim a second Fitzdares Peterborough Chase at Huntingdon. After claiming the Grade Two prize in 2017 when [...]

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 [...]