Nicky Henderson

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Barry Geraghty guiding Apple’s Shakira to victory in the JCB Triumph Trial at Cheltenham in December. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

The task of fitting the various pieces of JP McManus’s festival team into the upcoming Cheltenham jigsaw is under way with indications that Apple’s Sh(...)

Trainer Paul Nicholls is interviewed during a stable visit to his yard at Manor Farm Stables, Ditcheat. Photograph:   Ben Birchall/PA Wire

Paul Nicholls admits Politologue has “got it all to do” in the Queen Mother Chase following his weekend defeat to Altior The seven-year-old has enjoy(...)

 Nico de Boinville riding Altior, left,  clear the last to win The betfair Exchange Steeple Chase from Politolouge at Newbury. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Altior is odds-on across the board to claim a third Cheltenham Festival victory in the Queen Mother Champion Chase after his class shone through on hi(...)

Richard Johnson riding Native River clear the water jump before winning The Betfair Denman Steeple Chase at Newbury. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Native River made a successful return from almost a year on the sidelines with an impressive display in the Betfair Denman Chase at Newbury. Colin Ti(...)

Douvan has been entered for the Champion Chase at Cheltenham. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Altior and Douvan, both of whom have yet to race this season, lead 30 entries for the Betway Queen Mother Champion Chase at the Cheltenham Festival. (...)

 Barry Geraghty riding Yanworth (right) clear the last to win The BetBright Dipper Novices Steeple Chase from Sizing Tennessee  at Cheltenham. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Alan King has enjoyed many memorable moments at Cheltenham and Yanworth provided him with another landmark achievement at the track after he became th(...)

There were emotional scenes in the winner’s enclosure after the rank outsider, Ellie Mac, owned by the Niccolai Schuster Racing Club got the Christmas action off to a shock start in the opening maiden hurdle. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Ellie Mac may ultimately never hit the heights yet rarely in racing history can there have been a more popular 50-1 winner than she was at Leopardstow(...)

Nico de Boinville riding Might Bite (left) clear the last to win The  King George VI Steeplechase at Kempton Park. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

“He likes to say ‘look at me’,” Nicky Henderson said of Might Bite after the King George VI Chase at Kempton, and it seems that a horse with a reputat(...)

Paul Townend on Footpad on his way to winning The Racing Post Novice Steeplechase  as Davy Russell falls on Death Duty at the last. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Footpad continued his ascent over fences with an impressive victory in the Racing Post Novice Chase at Leopardstown. Willie Mullins’s inmate looked t(...)

Michael O’Leary with his brother Eddie at Cheltenham earlier this year. His horse, Disko, faces Sizing John and Yorkhill in the €150,000 Leopardstown Christmas Chase. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

The Michael O’Leary-owned star Disko is set to skip Kempton’s King George VI Chase and instead form part of the Ryanair boss’s attempt to win the €150(...)

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