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#Clive Smith

# clive-smith - Tuesday 11 December, 2012

Career change: Kauto Star leaves Nicholls early to begin dressage training

The two-time Gold Cup winner links up with event rider Laura Collett today after his trainer made an evidently tough decision to say goodbye.

# clive-smith - Wednesday 31 October, 2012

Nicholls declares 'end of an era' as Kauto Star retires

The two-time Cheltenham Gold Cup winner has been retired from racing, trainer Paul Nicholls confirms.

# clive-smith - Tuesday 20 March, 2012

Kauto Star retirement talk 'very premature' - Nicholls

The trainer isn’t writing off his star despite Friday’s poor showing at Cheltenham.

# clive-smith - Monday 5 March, 2012

Nicholls: Kauto 'heading in the right direction'

Paul Nicholls is staying positive about Kauto Star’s recovery as the clock ticks down to next week’s Cheltenham Gold Cup.

# clive-smith - Thursday 1 March, 2012

Cheltenham without Kauto? Legend's Festival run hangs in the balance

Trainer Paul Nicholls rated Kauto Star’s chances of running in the Cheltenham Gold Cup at 50-50 after a fall while schooling.

# clive-smith - Monday 12 December, 2011

Nicholls: Kauto and Master Minded set for King George showdown

Trainer Paul Nicholls has confirmed that his two superstar chasers will meet at Kempton on St Stephen’s Day.

# clive-smith - Wednesday 9 March, 2011

Smith: Ruby key to Kauto's chances

Kauto Star’s owner has claimed that Ruby Walsh could make all the difference as his horse goes in search of a third Cheltenham Gold Cup.

# clive-smith - Tuesday 8 March, 2011

Big Zeb ready for Cheltenham title defence Cheltenham This post contains videos

Big Zeb ready for Cheltenham title defence

Trainer Colm Murphy fancies the ten-year-old to retain his Queen Mother crown next Wednesday.