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#Altior

# altior - Monday 15 March, 2021

Altior to miss Champion Chase at Cheltenham
# Cheltenham 2021
# Cheltenham 2021

Altior to miss Champion Chase at Cheltenham

Mar 15th 2021, 11:18 AM 2,913 Views 2 Comments

The dual winner has suffered a late setback for the second successive year.

# altior - Sunday 27 December, 2020

Nube Negra shocks Altior in Desert Orchid Chase
# Upset
# Upset

Nube Negra shocks Altior in Desert Orchid Chase

Dec 27th 2020, 3:35 PM 2,329 Views 0 Comments

The favourite was beaten by the 20-1 shot at Kempton.

# altior - Monday 9 March, 2020

Altior given ‘every chance’ to defend Champion Chase crown
# Raring To Go
# Raring To Go

Altior given ‘every chance’ to defend Champion Chase crown

Mar 9th 2020, 11:47 AM 2,084 Views 6 Comments

Nicky Henderson has declared the 10-year-old for Wednesday’s race at Cheltenham.

# altior - Sunday 8 March, 2020

Henderson reveals Altior is facing an 'uphill battle' to be ready for Cheltenham
# Lame
# Lame

Henderson reveals Altior is facing an 'uphill battle' to be ready for Cheltenham

Mar 8th 2020, 4:27 PM 2,516 Views 0 Comments

All had been set fair for a showdown with Defi Du Seuil and Chacun Pour Soi on Wednesday.

# altior - Saturday 8 February, 2020

Altior tunes up for Champion Chase hat-trick bid with Newbury win
# Horse Racing
# Horse Racing

Altior tunes up for Champion Chase hat-trick bid with Newbury win

Feb 8th 2020, 4:07 PM 2,816 Views 0 Comments

Chantry House, Native River and Pic D’Orhy were the day’s other big winners at Newbury.

# altior - Saturday 23 November, 2019

Cyrname and Altior's superstar showdown lived up to the billing
# New Kid On The Block
# New Kid On The Block

Cyrname and Altior's superstar showdown lived up to the billing

Nov 23rd 2019, 5:41 PM 5,662 Views 8 Comments

Paul Nicholls’ young pretender ended the great Altior’s unbeaten record over jumps.

# altior - Wednesday 20 November, 2019

Donn McClean: Altior and Cyrname set for fascinating showdown this weekend
# Column
# Column

Donn McClean: Altior and Cyrname set for fascinating showdown this weekend

Nov 20th 2019, 1:22 PM 2,392 Views 0 Comments

The highly-rated steeplechasers will face off in the Christy 1965 Chase at Ascot on Saturday.

# altior - Friday 15 November, 2019

Kevin Doyle's €155,000 purchase of Altior's half-brother has grabbed headlines
# Column
# Column

Kevin Doyle's €155,000 purchase of Altior's half-brother has grabbed headlines

Nov 15th 2019, 12:11 PM 37,471 Views 18 Comments

There was drama involving the former Ireland and Premier League footballer at Fairyhouse this week, writes Johnny Ward.

# altior - Saturday 27 April, 2019

Untouchable Altior makes national hunt history with 19th straight victory
# Horse Racing
# Horse Racing

Untouchable Altior makes national hunt history with 19th straight victory

Apr 27th 2019, 3:59 PM 3,770 Views 2 Comments

Nicky Henderson confirms plans to step up his star to three miles next season.

# altior - Wednesday 13 March, 2019

Altior poised to continue remarkable run with another Queen Mother victory
# Cheltenham
# Cheltenham

Altior poised to continue remarkable run with another Queen Mother victory

Mar 13th 2019, 9:00 AM 2,557 Views 0 Comments

If he can now retain that title his unbeaten run will be extended to 18 races, the jumping world record held by Big Buck’s.

Poll: Who do you think will win today’s Champion Chase at Cheltenham?
# Have Your Say
# Have Your Say

Poll: Who do you think will win today’s Champion Chase at Cheltenham?

Mar 13th 2019, 6:50 AM 4,227 Views 3 Comments

Altior is the huge favourite to win out in today’s feature race.

# altior - Tuesday 12 March, 2019

4 things to look out for on Day 2 of the Cheltenham Festival
# We Go Again
# We Go Again

4 things to look out for on Day 2 of the Cheltenham Festival

Mar 12th 2019, 6:00 PM 4,615 Views 0 Comments

After a hugely dramatic opening card, here’s what’s coming up tomorrow.

# altior - Saturday 19 January, 2019

Altior enhances superstar reputation with 17th consecutive win at Ascot
# Peerless
# Peerless

Altior enhances superstar reputation with 17th consecutive win at Ascot

Jan 19th 2019, 8:48 PM 4,612 Views 3 Comments

The nine-year-old was heavy favourite heading into today’s feature race, the Grade 1 Clarence House Chase.

# altior - Thursday 17 January, 2019

Un De Sceaux misses out on clash against Altior in Grade 1 race at Ascot
# Grounds For Concern
# Grounds For Concern

Un De Sceaux misses out on clash against Altior in Grade 1 race at Ascot

Jan 17th 2019, 12:00 PM 2,231 Views 2 Comments

The Willie Mullins-trained horse has won the Clarence House Chase on three occasions.

# altior - Thursday 27 December, 2018

Altior cruises to victory at Kempton and Elegant Escape takes the Welsh Grand National
# Racing
# Racing

Altior cruises to victory at Kempton and Elegant Escape takes the Welsh Grand National

Dec 27th 2018, 4:59 PM 2,305 Views 0 Comments

It was another impressive outing from the Nicky Henderson-trained horse.

# altior - Saturday 8 December, 2018

Peerless Altior battles the conditions to claim Tingle Creek Chase at Sandown
# Dominant
# Dominant

Peerless Altior battles the conditions to claim Tingle Creek Chase at Sandown

Dec 8th 2018, 5:14 PM 3,201 Views 1 Comment

The Nicky Henderson trained horse made it seven grade one wins this afternoon.

# altior - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

As it happened: Day 2 of Cheltenham 2018
# Minute-by-Minute
# Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Day 2 of Cheltenham 2018

Updated Mar 14th 2018, 2:00 PM 40,231 Views 5 Comments

We had all the action from Prestbury Park right here.

The42′s Winning Post: Everything you need to enjoy day two of Cheltenham
# Preview
# Preview

The42′s Winning Post: Everything you need to enjoy day two of Cheltenham

Updated Mar 14th 2018, 11:40 AM 9,261 Views 3 Comments

And hopefully pick you a winner.

# altior - Monday 12 March, 2018

Douvan will run in the Champion Chase but the head-to-head with Altior may not happen
# Confusion
# Confusion

Douvan will run in the Champion Chase but the head-to-head with Altior may not happen

Updated Mar 12th 2018, 1:13 PM 5,125 Views 4 Comments

The Wille Mullins-trained horse will take on Altior and Min on Wednesday.

# altior - Saturday 10 February, 2018

He's back! Sensational Altior returns from 41-week absence to show that he's still the king
# Horse Racing
# Horse Racing

He's back! Sensational Altior returns from 41-week absence to show that he's still the king

Feb 10th 2018, 3:25 PM 3,835 Views 2 Comments

With Cheltenham just around the corner, Altior continues his perfect record over obstacles.