Waiting Patiently (pink cap) finishes second to Bryony Frost riding Frodon in The Ladbrokes King George VI Chase at Kempton Park Racecourse on December 26, 2020 in Sunbury, England. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

The King George runner-up Waiting Patiently faces a sharp drop in trip for Saturday’s Ascot feature after being supplemented into the Matchbook Claren(...)

 Al Boum Photo ridden by Paul Townend: the nine-year-old enjoyed his usual preparation recently with a straightforward victory at Tramore. Photograph:  PA Wire

Dual winner Al Boum Photo heads 41 entries for this year’s Cheltenham Gold Cup. Willie Mullins’ nine-year-old enjoyed his usual preparation recently (...)

 Nick Henderson’s Altior has not been seen in competitive action since suffering his first defeat in 20 starts over obstacles when runner-up to Cyrname  at Ascot in November.  Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty

Altior and Defi Du Seuil are two of eight entries for the Matchbook Clarence House Chase at Ascot. Nicky Henderson’s Altior has not been seen in com(...)

Defi Du Seuil (R) pipped Un De Sceaux at Sandown. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty

Defi Du Seuil saw off the veteran Un De Sceaux in a pulsating climax to the Betfair Tingle Creek Chase at Sandown. Eight runners went to post for the(...)

Min ridden by Ruby Walsh wins the JLT Chase. Photograph: PA

Ruby Walsh led his rivals a merry dance once again when making all the running on Min in the JLT Chase at Aintree. Narrowly touched off in the race (...)

Waiting Patiently and Brian Hughes (right) lead Cue Card and Paddy Brennan away from the last fence before going on to win The Betfair Ascot Chase. Photograph:  Julian Herbert/PA Wire.

Waiting Patiently was an emotional winner of the Grade One Betfair Ascot Chase. Until his death two weeks ago, the seven-year-old had been trained by(...)