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Colin Tizzard: 'Cue Card has a better chance of winning the Gold Cup than he did in the King George'

By Simon Jackson.

Colin Tizzard believes he has a better chance of landing the Cheltenham Gold Cup than he did when winning the King George with Cue Card who is now in line for a £1million bonus. 346 more words


Monday Musings... not long to go now!

With all the big hitters relaxing at their respective stables (as they have been for a fair while now) it is pretty hard to write about those that ran over the weekend. 457 more words

Ruby Walsh: 'Hurricane Fly is the best hurdler I have ever ridden'

By Simon Jackson.

Ruby Walsh has paid tribute to Hurricane Fly following news of the 11-year-olds retirement after a career that amassed a record 22 Grade 1 victories. 413 more words

Horse Talk

Kauto Star ashes may be buried at Kempton Park on Boxing Day

By Simon Jackson.

Boxing Day at Kempton Park has been suggested as a possible date to bury the ashes of Kauto Star who died this month after sustaining injuries in a paddock accident. 314 more words

Cheltenham Gold Cup

Our kingdom in horses

When Greg Wood wrote in The Guardian that Kauto Star was “the first, and greatest, star of National Hunt (racing)’s modern era” I thought to myself at first: wasn’t that… 1,947 more words

Farewell Kauto Star. Racing's most important horse of the 21st Century.

Yesterday, 30th of June 2015 , was a desperately sad day for racing with the announcement of the death of Kauto Star. The 15 year old had been retired since pulling up in the 2012 Gold Cup at Cheltenham and in the ensuing three years he’d controversially embarked on a new career in dressage. 2,292 more words