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Henderson's Hunt Ball Dilemma

Champion trainer Nicky Henderson appears to be facing a dilemma with one of his numerous stable stars, Hunt Ball. With an interesting history, which includes being sold in the UK and moved to the US, before being sold there and brought back…

Triolo D'Alene

From Champion Trainer Nicky Henderson's yard comes Triolo D'Alene, who's odds were short enough to initially have him as the ante-post favourite for the 2014 Crabbies Grand National despite being only 7 years old at the time and that was…

Shakalakaboomboom

Trainer Nicky Henderson threw his two cents worth into the 2012 race and ear-marked Shakalakaboomboom as a potential 2012 Grand National Runner and, having been given 10-12 by the BHA Handicapper, was tipped to make his mark in the race. On…

36 Entries For Cheltenham Gold Cup

The 2014 Cheltenham Gold Cup entries have been announced and there are 36 of them including new ante-post favourite Bobs Worth, Silviniaco Conti and Cue Card who all get the green light. Despite the general anticipation of who will get entered,…

Aintree The Long Term Aim For Long Run

After a good showing in the Betfair Chase at Haydock, the Nicky Henderson trained Long Run may be aimed at the Aintree showcase race on the 5th April 2014. Long Run finished fourth behind the impressive Cue Card at Haydock in what many consider…

Roberto Goldback

Roberto Goldback was entered for the National in 2012 but following a hefty weight of 11-04 by the BHA Handicapper, the Nicky Henderson trained horse was subsequently withdrawn. Back again in 2013 and 11 years old, he was given another shot…

Henderson Looks For First National Win

It's almost hard to believe that trainer Nicky Henderson, who has won just about every race in the country, has actually never won the Grand National. Hoping to put that right this year all his eggs are now firmly in the Roberto Goldback basket…

Burton Port Out For The Season

Last week you could have had Burton Port at 25/1 ante-post for the 2013 Grand National but this week he's been ruled out of contention for both this and the rest of the season as trainer, Nicky Henderson, revealed that he has injured a hind…

Henderson Hopeful With One Entry

Fresh off the back of unparalleled success at the 2012 Cheltenham Festival, things are looking fantastic for trainer Nicky Henderson so I wouldn't be too quick to dismiss his one and only 2012 Grand National runner, Shakalakaboomboom (it's easier…