Henderson considering The Showcase at Cheltenham for dual G1 winner We Have A Dream’s return

  Thursday, October 18, 2018 – Britain’s champion Jump trainer Nicky Henderson has a wealth of talent at his Seven Barrows yard north of Lambourn, with his team boasting superstars including Altior, Might Bite, Buveur D’Air and Terrefort.   Henderson has once again readied a powerful battalion of horses for the current season as he goes for a sixth champion Jump trainer title.   One of his rising stars is classy four-year-old We Have A Dream, who is unbeaten in five starts in the UK…

Hobbs sweet on Gumball ahead of The Showcase

Trainer Philip Hobbs has enjoyed a good start to the 2018/19 Jump season, with 21 winners on the board so far, and is looking forward to the first Cheltenham meeting, The Showcase, on October 26 and 27. Hobbs is hoping that classy four-year-old Gumball will line up in the £40,000 Masterson Holdings Hurdle (2.35pm), which takes place over two miles on day two of The Showcase at Cheltenham, Saturday, October 27. The son of No Risk At All enjoyed a fine 2017/18 campaign, which included…

Exciting second racehorse ownership syndicate launched by Cheltenham & South West region of The Jockey Club

 The Cheltenham & South West region of The Jockey Club has announced the exciting launch of a second racehorse ownership syndicate following the successful initial one. The first syndicate covered both the 2016/17 and 2017/18 Jump campaigns, when all three of the horses – Final Choice (trained by Warren Greatrex), The Last But One (Paul Nicholls) and Timeforwest (Jonjo O’Neill) – were victorious, with 13 wins between them over the 24-month timeframe.   For a one-off fee of £2,950, membership of The Jockey Club Cheltenham…

Winners of The McCoys announced

Jump racing’s ability to stimulate parts of the body other sports fail to reach was amply demonstrated when The McCoys were awarded at in The Centaur at Cheltenham Racecourse last night (Friday, September 28) Sub-titled ‘The Jockey Club Jump Awards 2018′, the ceremony was an opportunity to celebrate outstanding performances during the 2017/18 Jump season, and captured the attention of nearly 500 guests as one epic battle after another was relived. It was the second staging of The McCoys, held last year as a regional…

Winner of the Magners Cheltenham Gold Cup 2019 to receive original trophy as racecourse is reunited with 1924 cup

Cheltenham Racecourse is delighted to announce it has been reunited with the original Cheltenham Gold Cup trophy, dating back to 1924, and will present it to the winner of the 2019 Magners Cheltenham Gold Cup. First awarded 94 years ago to five-year-old Red Splash, owned by Major Humphrey Wyndham, trained by Fred Withington and ridden by Dick Rees, it will now be re-introduced as a perpetual trophy, presented to the winning connections of next year’s race on Friday, March 15, 2019 and in future years….

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