Fans of the Cheltenham Racing Festival would not see The Last Samuri anymore as the 2016 Grand Nation runner-up owned by Paul and Clare Rooney will now retire. The 11-year-old horse would have been a participant in the Glenfarclas Cross Country Chase of the Cheltenham Festival. However, he was unable to complete in a veterans’ chase last Saturday at Newbury. Racing manager to the owners Jason Maguire said that the...
Nicky Henderson’s Altior came out as the victor in the Queen Mother Champion Chase at the Cheltenham Festival, setting a record-equalling 18th consecutive success over jumps. He started as far from dominant but still managed to win by one-and-three-quarter lengths. Before Altior’s entry at the Cheltenham Festival Races, he had an unbeaten record dating from October 2015, covering 12 steeplechases and five hurdle races. After winning the Queen Mother Champion...
According to trainer Harry Fry, Get In The Queue, owned by Paul and Clare Rooney, will pass up his entry for the Cheltenham Festival Races in favour of the Goffs UK Spring Sale Bumper at Newbury on March 23. With The Last Samuri going on retirement, the Rooneys will now have no representative for the Festival. Last 2017, the high-profile owners enjoyed huge success with Willoughby Court in the then...
Nicky Henderson’s Altior came out as the victor in the Queen Mother Champion Chase at the Cheltenham Festival, setting a record-equalling 18th consecutive success...
According to trainer Harry Fry, Get In The Queue, owned by Paul and Clare Rooney, will pass up his entry for the Cheltenham Festival...
After their win at The Festival last season, Champion jockey Richard Johnson and Native River will try to defend their titles at this year’s...
The favourite runner for the JBC Triumph Hurdle Sir Erec recently acquired a stone bruise. Despite this, his trainer Joseph O’Brien confirmed that he...

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