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Five Horses to Keep Tabs on in The Jump Season

The Great British summer is now but a distant memory as the nights grow longer and autumn takes hold, which can mean only one thing: another National Hunt season is upon us. There will be thrills aplenty in 2016/17, but this season promises to be even greater than the last on the back of rule changes at Cheltenham and increasing prize pots. Here we run through five horses to keep tabs on in the jumps season: read more

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Native River Set for Cheltenham Gold Cup and Grand National Double

Connections of Native River will be hoping their horse can pull off a remarkable double later this year by winning the two biggest prizes in national hunt racing with the Cheltenham Gold Cup and Grand National.

The Colin Tizzard-trained runner has already proven this season that he enjoys a stamina test as he was successful at Newbury in the Hennessey Gold Cup where he carried over 11 stone on his back in the 3m2f contest to hold off the late challenge of Carole’s Destrier in the closing stages. read more