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Date registered: July 11, 2014

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  1. Nicky Henderson crowned champion jumps trainer for fourth time — April 29, 2017
  2. Punchestown Festival: Wicklow Brave earns surprise Champion Hurdle triumph — April 28, 2017
  3. Punchestown Stayers’ Hurdle: Unowhatimeanharry beats Nichols Canyon — April 27, 2017
  4. Richard Johnson: Champion jump jockey salutes predecessor AP McCoy’s ‘dedication’ — April 27, 2017
  5. Punchestown Gold Cup: Sizing John beats Djakadam by short head — April 26, 2017

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Apr 29

Nicky Henderson crowned champion jumps trainer for fourth time

Nicky Henderson is crowned champion jumps trainer for a fourth time after Altior wins the Celebration Chase at Sandown.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/horse-racing/39757817

Apr 28

Punchestown Festival: Wicklow Brave earns surprise Champion Hurdle triumph

Irish St Leger winner Wicklow Brave clinches the Punchestown Champion Hurdle for Willie Mullins after a superb front-running display.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/horse-racing/39751769

Apr 27

Punchestown Stayers’ Hurdle: Unowhatimeanharry beats Nichols Canyon

Unowhatimeanharry bounces back from a disappointing Cheltenham by winning the Champion Stayers’ Hurdle at the Punchestown Festival.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/horse-racing/39739524

Apr 27

Richard Johnson: Champion jump jockey salutes predecessor AP McCoy’s ‘dedication’

Richard Johnson celebrates a second successive jump jockeys’ championship – and says his admiration for retired arch-rival AP McCoy has only grown.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/horse-racing/39723043

Apr 26

Punchestown Gold Cup: Sizing John beats Djakadam by short head

Cheltenham winner Sizing John just gets up to see off Djakadam by a short head to land the Gold Cup at Punchestown.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/horse-racing/39725958

Apr 26

Jockey Club horse racing posts record annual turnover

The Jockey Club, which operates 15 racecourses, also posts record operating profits in 2016.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-39703473

Apr 25

Un De Sceaux heads day-one Punchestown Festival field

Fox Norton follows up his Aintree success by taking the scalp of Un De Sceaux in the Champion Chase at Punchestown.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/horse-racing/39703862

Apr 25

Horse racing: Funding changes welcomed by chief executive

A major change affecting how horse racing is funded in the United Kingdom will “help grow the sport”, says the British Horseracing Authority.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/horse-racing/39704448

Apr 22

Vicente wins Scottish Grand National for second year in a row

Vicente, ridden by Sam Twiston-Davies, edges a thrilling finish to win the Scottish Grand National for the second year in a row.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/horse-racing/39679940

Apr 20

Eminent: Son of Frankel impresses to win Craven Stakes at Newmarket

Eminent, a son of the legendary Frankel, ran out an impressive winner of the Craven Stakes at Newmarket.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/horse-racing/39660390

Apr 20

Musselburgh: Scottish racing may lose one of its five courses

Just 10 days after winning a first Aintree Grand National in nearly 40 years, Scottish racing could lose one of its racecourses.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/horse-racing/39648271

Apr 18

Barry Geraghty: Jockey breaks arm in Irish Grand National fall at Fairyhouse

Jockey Barry Geraghty faces faces three months out after breaking his arm in the Irish Grand National at Fairyhouse.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/horse-racing/39627801

Apr 17

Our Duke wins Irish Grand National

Trainer Jessica Harrington gets her first Irish Grand National victory as 9-2 favourite Our Duke wins at Fairyhouse.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/horse-racing/39623981

Apr 14

Convey and Ryan Moore win Easter Classic at Lingfield

Favourite Convey, ridden by Ryan Moore and trained by Sir Michael Stoute, wins the Easter Classic at Lingfield.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/horse-racing/39602748

Apr 11

One For Arthur ‘will bring new people to Scottish racing’

Musselburgh chief executive Bill Farnsworth says One For Arthur’s Grand National win could increase attendances at Scottish courses.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/horse-racing/39566076

Apr 09

Aintree ‘won’t be complacent’ despite National safety

Organisers say they will not be complacent over welfare after all Grand National runners return safely for the fifth consecutive year.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/horse-racing/39545411

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