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long-run-connections_2720274Boxing Day at Kempton

Boxing Day at Kempton saw some great performances in the three grade 1 races, none more impressive than Dynaste in the Feltham Novices Chase, as surprising as the fantastic turn of foot Darlan found to beat a quality field in  in the Christmas Hurdle, and none braver than Long Run who was out jumped  … Continue reading →

0006c722-642Cheltenham International: Triumph for Nicholls as Zarkandar takes the StanJames.com International Hurdle

Probably the race of the weekend, with only seven runners (three of them leading contenders for the Champion Hurdle in March), the StanJames.com International Hurdle saw  Zarkandar hit the front … Continue reading →

Tingle Creek Triumph for Sprinter Sacre at Sandown

Posted on December 9, 2012

The anticipated seasonal reappearance of champion elect, Sprinter Sacre did not disappoint this weekend in what was regarded as his stiffest task to date. The front running tactics of the Paul Nicholls … Continue reading →

Round-up: Bobs Worth secures the Hennessy Gold Cup for Nicky Henderson

Posted on December 2, 2012

Unspoiled by recent weather, we could enjoy another great weekend of NH racing, the highlight being the Hennessey Gold Cup Grade 3 handicap Chase over 3 miles, 2 1/2 Furlongs … Continue reading →

Captain_Conan_2402371bThe Cheltenham Open 2012: Sunday

Day three and Nicky Henderson yet to have a winner gains some compensation by winning the Racing Post Arkle Tophy Trial with his promising young chaser Captain Conan. The Captain made a very pleasing start to his chasing career … Continue reading →

Cheltenham Open 2012: Paddy Power Gold Cup Day

Day two and with 6mm of rain over night the going was described by jockeys as very soft. Two winners each again for Pipe and Nicholls, with the first race a grade 2 JCB Triumph hurdle trial going to the … Continue reading →

Cheltenham Open 2012: Countryside Day

Yesterday was the first day of the eagerly awaited opening meeting at Cheltenham, and for some of the horses, perhaps their first steps of the journey towards glory at the festival in March. The meeting was marred slightly by … Continue reading →

Become the Face of The Cheltenham Showcase 2012

Posted on October 17, 2012

The industries leading jockey’s and trainers will gather this weekend as the jump season commences at Cheltenham Racecourse with The Showcase meeting.  This Saturday 20th October, ladies will have the opportunity to enter a competion… Continue reading →

Top Jockey Richard Hughes Rides Magnificent 7 at Windsor

Posted on October 16, 2012

It was triumphant day for top jockey Richard Hughes who completed a magnificent seven-timer on William Haggas-trained, Mama Quilla, in the final race at Windsor yesterday. The opportunity to ride his way through the eight-race card… Continue reading →

Countdown to Cheltenham. Just three weeks to go until the gates open for the jump season. We got a little over excited here at Chelsea and Country:

Lucky 13: Frankel Gallops His Way to Racing History

Posted on August 22, 2012

As spectators gathered in their thousands for the Ebor Festival today, organizers welcomed record numbers through the gates at York Racecourse, many of whom were there, solely to witness ‘super horse’ Frankel… Continue reading →

Jockey Outfits Designed by Kate Moss and Vivienne Westwood Revealed for Magnolia Cup at Glorious Goodwood 2012

Posted on July 29, 2012

The Magnolia Cup supported by Audi will kick off this years Ladies’ Day with a bang as an array of high-profile names take on the roles of jockeys, designers and team supporters. Supermodel Edie Campbell rode Harrodian Hotshot to victory… Continue reading →

Wife of Top Jockey: Lizzie Hughes Talks Racing, Hats and Royal Ascot

Posted on June 2, 2012

“Royal Ascot is all about the hat and it’s the one place where you can be as bold as you like and get away with it.” With the Royal Ascot just a short head away, Chelsea and Country caught up … Continue reading →

Top Jockey Richard Hughes Book Signing at The Sydney Arms, Chelsea

Posted on May 20, 2012

The Sydney Arms is proud to present an evening with Irish flat jockey Richard Hughes who will be signing copies at the launch of his eagerly awaited autobiography: ‘A Weight Off My Mind’ this Wednesday 23 May. The Sydney Arms will … Continue reading →

Cheltenham Festival 2012

In just two weeks, the creme de la creme of horse racing will be whipping Cheltenham into a frenzy. What promises a cocktail of the fastest horses, the tastiest jockey’s and some of the countries finest trainers, under starters orders, I bring you Cheltenham Festival …Continue reading →

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