Monthly Archives: February 2018
This is all of the articles from our features, blogs and news from the month of February 2018 to see the full list of archives go to our archive page.
Trainer Warren Greatrex has labelled La Bague Au Roi “more talented” than his Stayers’ Hurdle winner Cole Harden.
Greatrex still has to decide whether to run his stable… Read More
Keith Ottesen has been appointed as Clerk of the Course at Newbury Racecourse, succeeding Richard Osgood, who leaves at the end of the year.
Ottesen will join the Newbury team in August and… Read More
Lady Buttons could head back to Ireland for her next start if Phil Kirby decides to bypass the Cheltenham Festival.
Placed at Leopardstown’s inaugural Dublin Racing Festival, she took her tally to two from two over fences at Newcastle last… Read More
Ninety horses have been left in the Grand National at Aintree on April 14 following the latest forfeit stage. Becher Chase winner Blaklion and Willie Mullins’ Ladbrokes Trophy hero Total Recall remain in the reckoning.
Another to stand their ground… Read More
Ben Pauling has admitted defeat in his attempt to get Willoughby Court to the Cheltenham Festival.
The seven-year-old was a strong candidate for the JLT Novices’ Chase but he has been suffering from pus… Read More
Only nine of the 31 entries for the Weatherbys Champion Bumper at the Cheltenham Festival are from Ireland.
The race has generally been the preserve of the raiding party and this year Willie Mullins has entered seven horses, including Hollowgraphic… Read More
Multiple Group One winner Vazirabad graces Meydan on Thursday when he runs in the Nad Al Sheba Trophy. Alain de Royer-Dupre’s six-year-old was beaten in the Group Three last year before going on to win the Dubai Gold Cup… Read More
Harry Whittington believes the prospect of quicker ground could jeopardise the chances of leading Racing Post Arkle Challenge Trophy contender Saint Calvados.
The five year old, has yet to tackle ground quicker than soft in seven career starts.
After winning… Read More