Monthly Archives: December 2013
This is all of the articles from our features, blogs and news from the month of December 2013 to see the full list of archives go to our archive page.
Course-specialist.co.uk is saddened to report that Monsignor has passed away at the age of 19.
Owned during his racing days by Malcolm Denmark, the big chestnut horse had a short but brilliant racing career in which he beat Best Mate… Read More
Over the last 3 years, Flat racing has enjoyed the delights of watching that admirable French gelding Cirrus Des Aigles compete at the highest level in Britain and France.
There are of course fewer geldings racing in Pattern races but… Read More
Hurricane Fly made it 18 Grade 1 wins at Leopardstown this afternoon Images reproduced with the kind permission of Willie Mullins
The talk for several months has been about a new generation of Champion Hurdle contenders, set to wrench… Read More
Course-specialist.co.uk was pleased to hear that Joncol has been given an honourable retirement. The almost black horse was a smart novice chaser and really made his mark in the 2009/10 season, when he won the John Durkan Memorial Punchestown Chase… Read More
The Leopardstown Christmas Festival comes to a dramatic… Read More
We have all heard the old cliché about horses for courses, but Richard Lee is rapidly changing that into trainers for races, based on his recent record in… Read More
It has be a decidedly mixed week for Nicky Henderson’s Seven Barrows team but 24 hours on from Sprinter Sacre’s dramatic exit… Read More
The Coral Welsh National has long been regarded as one of the most hard fought contests of the season and one… Read More