Lucinda Russell pondering Classic Chase outing for Corach Rambler | Racing News

Lucinda Russell will consider her options for the exciting Corach Rambler, who attended both the Agetur UK Ltd Classic Chase and the Wigley Group Hampton Novices’ Chase in Warwick on Saturday. Russell, who also entered the Big River stable in the £ 100,000 Classic Chase, is quietly tempted by the prospect of racing Corach Rambler … Read more

Noel Meade considering Dublin Racing Festival date for Beacon Edge | Racing News

Beacon Edge may be back in action at the Dublin Racing Festival after missing a scheduled Christmas outing due to colic. Already a Grade One winner for fences after disembarking the Drinmore Novice Chase at Fairyhouse, Noel Meade’s position looked set to bid for more high-end accolades in Leopardstown last month. And while the eight-year-old … Read more

Ryan Potter outlines Betfair Hurdle option for Jetoile | Racing News

Ryan Potter is aiming for Betfair Hurdle with Jetoile after finishing the best of others behind rookie Constitution Hill on Saturday. After modest wins in Chepstow and Leicester, the seven-year-old became the coach’s first grade one runner in the Tolworth Hurdle in Sandown. And while he couldn’t compete with Nicky Henderson’s runaway winner, who is … Read more

Clarence House Chase: Shishkin to get late workout by trainer Nicky Henderson before Ascot decision | Racing News

Coach Nicky Henderson won’t be in a hurry to decide whether or not to direct star chaser Shishkin at Clarence House Chase in Ascot. Desert Orchid Chase winner could potentially participate in a battle between Britain’s and Ireland’s best two-mile division, with Willie Mullins’ Energumene aiming for grade one test on January 22, live on … Read more

Dr Richard Newland: Trainer speaks out over concerns of corticosteroid and medication overuse in horse racing | Racing News

Grand National winner Dr Richard Newland says he has witnessed other trainers abusing horse medications, calling the practice “completely contrary to the spirit of good equine welfare.” Newland, a former general practitioner, has spoken out publicly on the issue of drug use in racing, following the conviction of US top coach Jorge Navarro, who will … Read more

Supreme Novices’ Hurdle: Constitution Hill and Jonbon have to meet at Cheltenham Festival, says Nicky Henderson | Racing News

Nicky Henderson expects Constitution Hill and Jonbon to meet in Supreme Novices’ Hurdle in Cheltenham and is resisting any urge to integrate one of her two stars into the Champion Hurdle camp. In one of the most exciting performances of the season, Constitution Hill proved to be a massive Grade One winner Tolworth Hurdle in … Read more

Top Ville Ben set to take Sky Bet Chase challenge at Doncaster | Racing News

Top Ville Ben is heading to Doncaster’s Sky Bet Chase after his leisurely ride to Rowland Meyrick Chase on Boxing Day. The Phil Kirby-trained gelding won the Wetherby race in 2019 and was traveling at all odds when he set out to regain the title, before being stopped in his tracks by the fall of … Read more

Martello Sky books Cheltenham ticket with Sandown success | Racing News

Martello Sky staged for the Mares ‘Hurdle in Cheltenham and will head straight to the Festival meeting after a hot hit in Unibet 3 Uniboosts A Day Mares’ Hurdle in Sandown. Ejected at 2-1, Aidan Coleman’s mount looked uncomfortable on the ground going down his back, but the gray was back on the bridle and … Read more

Moore delight as Moulins Clermont scores at Sandown | Racing News

Moulins Clermont made up for a disappointing British debut in Fontwell with an authoritative performance to get the Unibet Extra Place Races Every Day Juvenile Hurdle in a rain-soaked Sandown. The persistent rain all morning had made the officer heavy (soft in places), but not to the detriment of the winner, who appears to have … Read more

Cheltenham Festival: Milton Harris says Knight Salute looks best of English juveniles and Adonis at Kempton the aim next | Racing News

Coach Milton Harris believes he has England’s best youngster and plans to direct Knight Salute at Adonis in Kempton before heading to the Cheltenham Festival. Knight Salute, son of Derby winner Sir Percy who joined Harris last summer after winning just one of his seven starts for Flat manager Andrew Balding, is undefeated in four … Read more