Cheltenham Festival first day milestones

A remarkable Festival record is that of Willie Mullins in the OLBG Mares’ Hurdle. The race…

Nicholls happy with well-being of horses heading to Cheltenham Festival

The sun was shining brightly yesterday morning as nine-time champion Jump trainer Paul Nicholls paraded 12…

Henderson reports Sprinter Sacre to be in super shape

Nicky Henderson was in an optimistic mood at a media day at his yard ahead of…

Faugheen hot favourite for Champion Hurdle as 19 entries revealed

Defending champion Faugheen (Willie Mullins), the 4/7 favourite with Stan James, stars among 19 entries for…

Faugheen powers to Champion Hurdle glory

Unbeaten hurdler Faugheen gave trainer Willie Mullins and jockey Ruby Walsh their third winner of the…

As the Cheltenham prices shorten, are the “good things” for March as certain as they seem?

For many the mists are finally clearing (if only little) with some trials encouraging us, and…

Gold Cup clues aplenty last weekend in both England and Ireland….

When I wrote the preview last week I had a pretty good idea that some of…

Jezki, Hurricane Fly and Tiger Roll head entries for StanJames.com Morgiana Hurdle

Champion Hurdle hero Jezki could make his seasonal reappearance against Hurricane Fly and Triumph Hurdle winner…

Henderson hopeful of Cheltenham Festival success despite absence of several big guns

Nicky Henderson was in an upbeat mood as he held a media open day at his…