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Altior rated higher than Sacre at same stage in career

Altior: now officially rated 170   PICTURE: Getty Images    By Graham Dench 11:02AM 15 FEB 2017  ALTIOR will go into next month’s Racing Post Arkle Chase at Cheltenham rated even higher than his brilliant stable companion Sprinter Sacre at the same stage of his career five years ago following a 10lb rise for Saturday’s impressive Newbury win. Nicky Henderson’s seven-year-old, ...

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Newbury: Awesome Altior earns Sprinter comparisons

Altior: passed his toughest test over fences with flying colours   PICTURE: Edward Whitaker (racingpost.com/photos)    By james burn 3:05PM 11 FEB 2017  Report: Newbury, Saturday Betfair Exchange Chase (Grade 2) (Registered As The Game Spirit Chase) 2m92y, 5yo+ ON THE day the former two-mile chasing king of Seven Barrows paraded before racing, Altior showed exactly why trainer Nicky Henderson ...

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Awesome Altior shows his class in Game Spirit Chase

 By Andrew Dietz 3:05PM 11 FEB 2017  Report: Newbury, Saturday Betfair Exchange Chase (Grade 2) (Registered As The Game Spirit Chase) 2m92y, 5yo+ ALTIOR will head to the Racing Post Arkle with an unblemished record over fences after passing his toughest test with flying colours. More to follow . . .   Horse Racing News | Racing Post

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Altior faces stiffest task yet against hardened rivals

Nico de Boinville is reunited with Altior for the first time since winning last year’s Supreme Novices’ at the Cheltenham Festival   PICTURE: Mark Cranham (racingpost.com/photos)    By Scott Burton 10:31AM 11 FEB 2017  THE combination of talents on display in this small-field clash provides some fascinating contrasts, with crack novice Altior facing by far his most arduous test over fences ...

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Henderson: Altior will not run in Clarence House

Altior: Nicky Henderson is plotting a route back to the Cheltenham Festival   PICTURE: Mark Cranham (racingpost.com/photos)    By Stuart Riley 12:35PM 15 JAN 2017  NICKY HENDERSON has confirmed Altior will not run in Saturday’s Berkshire Community Foundation Clarence House Chase, with next month’s Betfair Exchange Game Spirit Chase his likely stepping stone to the Cheltenham Festival. RELATED LINKS The former ...

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Arkle favourite Altior entered in Champion Chase

Altior: three from three over fences this season   PICTURE: Edward Whitaker (racingpost.com/photos)    By Mark Scully 6:15PM 10 JAN 2017  NICKY HENDERSON says he is keeping his options open after handing Racing Post Arkle favourite Altior an entry in the Betway Queen Mother Champion Chase at the Cheltenham Festival. Altior, an impressive winner of the Sky Bet Supreme Novices’ Hurdle ...

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Novice star Altior heads Clarence House entries

Altior is a perfect three from three over the larger obstacles   PICTURE: Edward Whitaker (racingpost.com/photos)    By Mark Scully 12:41PM 4 JAN 2017  ALTIOR could be set for a first foray outside novice company after featuring among nine entries for the Clarence House Chase at Ascot on January 21. The Racing Post Arkle favourite, who has made a flawless start ...

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Sandown: Altior hits the heights again in Henry VIII

Altior: Henry VIII Novices’ Chase winner gives one plenty of air   PICTURE: Edward Whitaker (racingpost.com/photos)    By graham dench 2:03PM 3 DEC 2016  Report: Sandown, Saturday Racing Post Henry VIII Novices’ Chase (Grade 1) 1m7f119y, 4yo+ THE novice chaser who Nicky Henderson says has everything was not foot perfect on his second run over fences, but his class shone ...

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