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  • Balthazar King retired

    The enduringly popular dual Cheltenham Festival winner and Grand National runner-up Balthazar King has been retired.

    5 months ago
  • Vienna sparks memories

    They say there is usually a good story behind the winner of the Grand National. Step forward Onenightinvienna.

    6 months ago
  • Gold run unlikely for Sunrise

    The Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup is the "least-likely option" for Sausalito Sunrise, said trainer Philip Hobbs.

    6 months ago
  • Hobbs' Wishfull for April task

    Philip Hobbs is monitoring the ground for Garde La Victoire and Balthazar King but Wishfull Thinking is due back in April.

    6 months ago
  • No move on Victoire target

    Garde La Victoire's Cheltenham aim remains up in the air but the Coral Cup's the plan for Philip Hobbs' Rock The Kasbah.

    7 months ago
  • Garde may step up at Cheltenham

    Philip Hobbs will consider letting Garde La Victoire step up in distance to avoid a clash with Douvan in the Arkle Trophy.

    8 months ago
  • Garde gets 3000 up for Johnson

    Richard Johnson notched up his 3000th winner over jumps when Garde La Victoire won at Ludlow on Tuesday.

    8 months ago
  • Bumper plans for Copper Kay

    Copper Kay will be aimed at the Listed mares' bumper at Sandown Park on the Saturday before the Cheltenham Festival.

    9 months ago
  • Sunrise to miss Welsh National

    Philip Hobbs may work backwards from the Scottish Grand National with Sausalito Sunrise and swerve the Welsh equivalent.

    9 months ago
  • Dead-heat in The Ladbroke

    Philip Hobbs' Sternrubin and Harry Fry's Jolly's Cracked It dead-heated in a thrilling renewal of The Ladbroke at Ascot.

    9 months ago
  • Hobbs plans for Victoire

    Philip Hobbs is contemplating the next step for his winners from The Open at Cheltenham and looking forward to Wait For Me.

    10 months ago
  • A Copper bottomed winner

    Richard Johnson called Copper Kay ' his best chance of a winner' and the mare didn't disappoint in the closing bumper.

    10 months ago
  • Hobbs is Frequent Champion

    Philip Hobbs has won the Jockey Club Racecourses' Frequent Runner Championship for the 2014-15 National Hunt season.

    1 year ago
  • King heads Hobbs quartet

    Philip Hobbs could launch a four-pronged attack on the Grand National with Balthazar King heading the Minehead team.

    1 year ago
  • Me waits for next term

    Wait For Me has been roughed off for the season after running an excellent race to finish third at Cheltenham.

    1 year ago
  • Victoire for Hobbs and Johnson

    Garde La Victoire put the seal on a great Open Meeting for Philip Hobbs and Richard Johnson when taking the Greatwood Hurdle.

    1 year ago
  • Hobbs hope stakes Triumph claim

    Golden Doyen showed remarkable tenacity to hold on to victory as he took the JCB Triumph Hurdle Trial at Cheltenham.

    1 year ago
  • Cross-country King of Cheltenham

    Cross-country champion Balthazar King delivered the goods again at Cheltenham - but is set to miss the Cheltenham Festival.

    1 year ago
  • Champagne West heads Hobbs 1-2

    Champagne West proved more resolute than stablemate Colour Squadron to take the Steel Plate And Sections Novices' Chase.

    1 year ago
  • Fingal camp on weather watch

    Ground conditions will dictate whether Fingal Bay makes his seasonal return at either Ascot or Wetherby on Saturday.

    1 year ago