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Trainer Colin Tizzard poses with Thistlecrack (left) and Cue Card at Spurles Farm in Sherborne, England. Photograph:  Harry Trump/Getty Images

Cue Card’s jockey Paddy Brennan believes Thistlecrack will need to be the best horse he has ever seen if he is to beat his stable companion in the 32R(...)

Paddy Brennan riding Cue Card to win at Aintree in April. “I couldn’t be happier with him,” says the jockey. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images.

Paddy Brennan reports Cue Card to be in tip-top shape ahead of his mouthwatering clash with stablemate Thistlecrack in the 32Red King George VI Chase (...)

 Trainer Colin Tizzard: says final decision rests with Thistlecrack’s owners, John and Heather Snook. Photograph: Getty Images

Despite much anticipation before a media event at Colin Tizzard’s stables on Wednesday, the trainer had not, in fact, assembled the country’s racing r(...)

Jockey Frederik Tylicki: paralysed in the lower half of his body following his recent fall at Kempton. Photograph: Mike Egerton/PA Wire.

Robbie McNamara had some words of encouragement for Freddy Tylicki as the jockey comes to terms with being paralysed in the lower half of his body. T(...)

Lizzie Kelly became the first woman in Britain to win a Grade One jumps race when coming first at Feltham on Tea For Two. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images.

Christmas racing is like Christmas eating – there’s so much of it that after a while, it becomes difficult to remember exactly what you enjoyed or whe(...)

With the major Christmas meetings approaching, Willie Mullins says he is “very happy with how the whole yard is at the moment”.   Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Willie Mullins is confident Vautour’s jumping will not be an issue in the William Hill King George VI Chase at Kempton. The Cheltenham winner’s com(...)

Ruby Walsh on Vautour on his way to winning the  JLT Novices’ Chase at Cheltenham. Photograph: Matthew Childs/Reuters

Irish raiders Vautour and Don Cossack head the ante-post market after 32 entries were revealed for the William Hill King George VI Chase at Kempton on(...)

Special Tiara, ridden by Barry Geraghty, jumps the third fence on the way to winning the Desert Orchid Chase on day two of the William Hill Winter Festival at Kempton Park. Photograph:  Steve Parsons/PA Wire
Special Tiara takes Kempton crown
  • Racing
  • December 27, 2014, 16:34

Special Tiara ran his rivals ragged under a front-running ride from Barry Geraghty in the Desert Orchid Chase at Kempton. Henry De Br(...)

 Noel Fehily celebrates his victory on   Silviniaco Conti in last year’s King George VI Steeple Chase at Kempton Park. Photo:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Irish jockey Noel Fehily is in confident mood as Silviniaco Conti prepares to defend his crown in the William Hill King George VI Chase at Kempton. Th(...)

 Record crowds are expected at Leopardstown for the four-day Christmas Festival. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/INPHO

More than 32,000 people are expected to attend Irish racing’s busiest day of the year on St Stephen’s Day, which will nevertheless represent a (...)