Neil Mulholland will be looking for a new jockey for The Druids Nephew at Aintree due to Barry Geraghty’s recent injury.  Photo: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

JP McManus’s Cheltenham festival winner Cause Of Causes has a choice of upcoming Grand Nationals for his next start and a tilt at the Aintree spectacu(...)

Grand Jesture has been installed as 10-1 joint favourite along with Gallant Oscar for the BoyleSports Irish Grand National at Fairyhouse on April 6th. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Grand Jesture and Gallant Oscar, second and third respectively behind The Druids Nephew at Cheltenham last week, have been installed as 10-1 joint-fav(...)

Sprinter Sacre and  Barry Geraghty: claimed the 2013 Queen Mother Champion Chase in spectacular fashion. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Sprinter Sacre and Sire De Grugy are the headline acts in a record 33 entries for the Betway Queen Mother Champion Chase at Cheltenham on March 11th.L(...)

Splash of Ginge, ridden by Jamie Bargary, on the way to victory in the BetBright Best for Festival Betting Handicap Chase at Cheltenham.  Photograph: David Davies/PA

Jamie Bargary proved an able last-minute deputy as he drove Splash Of Ginge to victory in the BetBright Best For Festival Betting Handicap Chase at Ch(...)

Jezki jumps ahead of My Tent Or Yours to win the Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham last month

Hurricane Fly and Jezki are two of only three horses declared for the Racing Post Champion Hurdle at Punchestown on Friday.The two big guns look to ha(...)

 Aintree Racecourse on the opening day of the Crabbie’s Grand National 2014. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

County Kildare trainer Peter Maher feels he has Big Shu in the shape of his life ahead of Saturday’s first £1 million Crabbies’ Grand National (...)

On His Own has been supplemented for the Gold Cup.

Bobs Worth and Silviniaco Conti feature among 17 possibles at the confirmation stage for the Betfred Cheltenham Gold Cup on Friday, for which O(...)

Barry Geraghty riding Oscar Whisky clear the last to win The Cheltenham Pony Club Novices’ Steeple Chase. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Oscar Whisky strengthened his claims for what will probably be a tilt at the Jewson Novices’ Chase at the Cheltenham Festival with a clear-cut defeat (...)

Willie Mullins’s Prince de Beauchene will miss the King George at Kempton.  Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho
Captain Chris to miss King George
  • Racing
  • December 23, 2013, 13:08

Captain Chris has been ruled out of the William Hill King George VI Chase at Kempton on St Stephen’s Day. The nine-year-old was due to represent trai(...)