Hills’ Phoenix Of Spain aiming for St James’s Palace success

As a two-year-old Phoenix Of Spain was very good. As a three-year-old he could be much more than that. He seeks to hammer home that point when venturing to Royal Ascot with the chance to stamp [...]

Corky calls time on an illustrious career

Albert ‘Corky’ Browne, Nicky Henderson’s legendary head lad since the Lambourn icon started training in 1978, has called time on his illustrious career. Widely regarded as a [...]

Hills’ Phoenix Of Spain takes Irish 2000 Guineas

Phoenix Of Spain upstaged his old rivals Too Darn Hot and Magna Grecia to take the Tattersalls Irish 2,000 Guineas in emphatic fashion at the Curragh. The Charlie Hills-trained colt had finished [...]

Battaash is back at the weekend at Haydock

Battaash is set to return to action in Saturday’s Group 2 Armstrong Aggregates Temple Stakes at Haydock with his trainer Charlie Hills believing he has found the key to getting the explosive [...]

Racing hit by shock £15m fall in levy income

British racing’s finances have been dealt a huge blow with the news that income from the levy – the sport’s central funding system – has fallen unexpectedly by around £15 million in [...]

Many Clouds CJ ends 50-year career

Groom Chris ‘CJ’ Jerdin, a central character to the epic tale of ill-fated Grand National hero Many Clouds, has brought an end to his 50-year career in the sport. Originally from [...]

Altior takes Celebration with record-breaking 19th win

Altior took his unbeaten run over fences to a record 19 in a row as he led all the way to win the bet365 Celebration Chase for the third successive year at Sandown. Nicky Henderson’s superstar [...]

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 [...]