Oxted ruled out for the season

Last year’s King’s Stand winner Oxted will not defend his crown at Royal Ascot and has been ruled out for the season after suffering a tendon injury. The six-year-old has not been [...]

Muir stresses concern for staff as injured work-rider seeks damages

William Muir has sought to emphasise that staff at his Lambourn stable are his first concern, as it emerged a former employee is suing over a 2018 fall that caused a serious head injury. A [...]

Dascombe to have first Lambourn runner on Saturday

Misty Grey, a horse Tom Dascombe trusts implicitly to give him an accurate marker of where his string might be, is on course to be the trainer’s first runner from his new Lambourn base on [...]

Charlie Mann and Oisin Murphy on Ukraine aid trip to Poland

Lying on beaches and observing the trials and tribulations of his former colleagues was the plan for Charlie Mann when he quit training last year, but Hawaii and Mexico have come and gone for the [...]

Constitution Hill smashes course record to win Supreme

It was supposed to be a stacked Supreme Novices’ Hurdle but Constitution Hill produced a virtuoso performance that smashed Annie Power’s track record and left some comparing his [...]

Lambourn support boosts worried family

A Ukrainian employee of Jamie Osborne has hailed Lambourn’s community spirit following the invasion of his country by Russia. Alex Makhmudov, whose wife Ievgeniia Isai has been [...]

Owen Burrows relishing new challenge

A soon-to-be named three-year-old filly by Muhaarar is due to be Owen Burrows’ first runner in his new guise as a public trainer at Lingfield next month, and he hopes his profile can rise [...]

Cheltenham Gold Cup hero Bobs Worth dies at 17

Bobs Worth, the 2013 Cheltenham Gold Cup hero and a three-time festival winner, has died at the age of 17 following a freak accident. Trained by Nicky Henderson for owners The Not Afraid [...]

Henderson thrilled as Epatante shows old zest

The familiar service of Nicky Henderson and owner JP McManus dominating the Christmas Hurdle resumed in glorious fashion as Epatante showed her sparkle and style remains by regaining her crown in [...]

Superb Jonbon strengthens as Supreme favourite

Jonbon strengthened his grip at the top of the Supreme Novices’ Hurdle market as he took the step up to Graded level in his stride with an effortless win in the Kennel Gate Novices’ [...]