Johnson Houghton hoping Magnolia springs into Pattern performer in 2018

Eve Johnson Houghton, who followed up a fruitful 2016 with her finest campaign this season, has her sights fixed on reaching the 50-winner mark again next term and capturing another Group prize, which could come via a handful of...

Colin Tizzard feels Thistlecrack is ready to go the Distance at Newbury

Thistlecrack is reported in fine fettle as he gears up for a return to action at Newbury on Friday. Last season's King George hero has been sidelined since late January but trainer Colin Tizzard plans to run him in the...

Dream Alliance breeder devastated after juvenile dies in arson attack

Dream Alliance, the 2009 Welsh Grand National winner, at Philip Hobbs's stable David Dew By Bruce Jackson The stable that fairytale Welsh Grand National winner Dream Alliance grew up in has been burnt to the ground in an apparent arson attack, killing...
Samcro

Budding superstar Samcro enjoys Navan stroll

Samcro extended his unbeaten record with a dominant display in the "Monksfield" Novice Hurdle at Navan. Trainer Gordon Elliott has made no secret of the regard in which he holds the five-year-old, who was snapped up for £335,000 by Gigginstown...

Nakeeta enjoying well-deserved break after gallant Melbourne Cup effort

Nakeeta is enjoying a well-earned holiday following his fantastic effort in the Melbourne Cup earlier this month. Iain Jardine's Ebor hero was the first ever Scottish-trained runner in the Flemington showpiece and did his country proud when finishing fifth behind the...