Nicky Henderson

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 Paul Townend celebrates  Al Boum Photo’s Gold Cup victory at Cheltenham last year. Photograph:   Glyn Kirk/AFP/Getty Images

Al Boum Photo’s name mightn’t resonate like Best Mate’s but on Friday he could join that former Cheltenham Gold Cup legend as in winning steeplechasin(...)

Jonathon Plouganou on-board Easysland comes home to win ahead of Tiger Roll. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Not many horses can leave a trainer feeling deflated after saddling a Cheltenham double that includes the best young prospect in the sport but Gordon (...)

Keith Donoghue onboard Tiger Roll comes home to win the Cross Country in 2018. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

If there’s no disputing Tiger Roll’s status as box office gold at Cheltenham on Wednesday, yet there’s no doubt either about his stable companion Envo(...)

Barry Geraghty aboard Epatante celebrate their victory in the Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham Festival at Cheltenham. Photograph: Simon Cooper/PA Wire.

JP McManus celebrated his 69th birthday with a perfect Unibet Champion Hurdle present from Epatante on Day One of the 2020 Cheltenham festival. No own(...)

Honeysuckle and Rachael Blackmore following victory in the Close Brothers Mares’ Hurdle. Photograph: Tim Goode/PA Wire.

Having been a poster-act on the run up to Cheltenham the partnership of Honeysuckle and Rachael Blackmore delivered their lines with aplomb on Tuesday(...)

Could Rachael Blackmore end the Festival as top jockey? Alan Crowhurst/Getty

It has been a long few weeks for racing enthusiasts, with the spectre of the coronavirus looming large over the Cheltenham Festival. More than €4 mil(...)

 Nicky Henderson and  Altior. “We have two days, but it’s an uphill battle.” Photograph: Mike Hewitt/Getty Images

Cheltenham wouldn’t be Cheltenham without a late injury scare to one of the leading contenders, and it’s Altior’s unwelcome lot to be the one this tim(...)

Gordon Elliott has confirmed Envoi Allen will run in the Ballymore on Wednesday. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Gordon Elliott has confirmed Envoi Allen will run in the Ballymore Novices’ Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival on Wednesday. The Cheveley Park Stud-ow(...)

Altior is a fitness doubt ahead of Wednesday’s Champion Chase after being found lame on Sunday morning. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Nicky Henderson will do all he can to get Altior to the Betway Queen Mother Champion Chase after revealing the brilliant two-miler was found to be lam(...)

Willie Mullins is aiming to be top Cheltenham Festival trainer for the seventh time. File photograph: Inpho

Confidence is mounting among punters that Irish trainers will eclipse their British counterparts at next week’s Cheltenham festival with several bookm(...)

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