ED CHAMBERLIN: Sporting greatness is never boring – so why are people so quick to dismiss Willie Mullins as he edges closer to reaching 100 Cheltenham Festival winners?

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Tiger Woods won 14 majors in an 11-year streak and once spent 281 weeks as the world’s No1 golfer. Did we think his success was boring? No chance. We marvelled…

Continue ReadingED CHAMBERLIN: Sporting greatness is never boring – so why are people so quick to dismiss Willie Mullins as he edges closer to reaching 100 Cheltenham Festival winners?

Nicky Henderson insists Iberico Lord and Doddiegreat are the best equipped of his runners at the Betfair Hurdle… as he admits he cannot explain the former’s disappointing showing at Ascot’s Christmas meeting

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Nicky Henderson rated his runners ahead of the Betfair Hurdle on Saturday74-year-old has four runners in the line-up amid testing Newbury conditionsBy Robin Goodfellow For The Daily Mail Published: 22:31…

Continue ReadingNicky Henderson insists Iberico Lord and Doddiegreat are the best equipped of his runners at the Betfair Hurdle… as he admits he cannot explain the former’s disappointing showing at Ascot’s Christmas meeting

Paul Nicholls on Makin’yourmindup – who gets the chance to race left-handed at Newbury – and his other five horses running on Saturday as he hopes for good form from the likes of Hitman and Histrionic

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Trainer Paul Nicholls will have six horses in action, including Makin'yourmindupThe improving horse races in the 15:50 at Newbury and could be successfulRoman Roy, Diego du Charmil and Jena d’Oudairies will also…

Continue ReadingPaul Nicholls on Makin’yourmindup – who gets the chance to race left-handed at Newbury – and his other five horses running on Saturday as he hopes for good form from the likes of Hitman and Histrionic

Former racehorse trainer Harry Dunlop feared his idea of a mental health support network would be laughed at… but the Dunlop Initiative has been met with extreme gratitude from competitors in the ‘relentless sport’

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When Harry Dunlop floated the idea of a mental health support network for racehorse trainers last year he braced himself for ‘the piss being taken out of me’.After all, in…

Continue ReadingFormer racehorse trainer Harry Dunlop feared his idea of a mental health support network would be laughed at… but the Dunlop Initiative has been met with extreme gratitude from competitors in the ‘relentless sport’

Golf stars Graeme McDowell and Brooks Koepka to fly in to see if Givemefive can book his place at Cheltenham Festival

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Festival hopeful Givemefive has won over hurdles at Market Rasen and WarwickMcDowell and Koepka will watch their horse at Kempton on February 24 He carries the colours of Smash Racing, a syndicate that…

Continue ReadingGolf stars Graeme McDowell and Brooks Koepka to fly in to see if Givemefive can book his place at Cheltenham Festival

Ex-police officer Mike Stanley charged with defrauding members of the Layezy horse racing syndicate after five-year police probe that followed Mail Sport’s exclusive

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Mail Sport investigated Stanley's Layezy Racing group back in 2019It followed grave concerns from members they'd invested in a Ponzi schemeStanley faces five counts of fraud and is due to…

Continue ReadingEx-police officer Mike Stanley charged with defrauding members of the Layezy horse racing syndicate after five-year police probe that followed Mail Sport’s exclusive

Sir Alex Ferguson smashes auction record for most expensive jumps horse ever… as his consortium splashes £634,000 on Grade One winner Caldwell Potter

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Caldwell Potter's price beats previous record of £620,000 for InterconnectedThe grey gelding will now go into training with Paul Nicholls in Somerset Gordon Elliott was desperate to keep classy novice hurdler…

Continue ReadingSir Alex Ferguson smashes auction record for most expensive jumps horse ever… as his consortium splashes £634,000 on Grade One winner Caldwell Potter