Popular grey Nacarat has died after suffering an injury in retirement.
The former Tom George-trained gelding enjoyed success at Grade One level when he landed the totesport Bowl at Aintree in 2011, and was a star around Kempton, twice winning the big three-mile handicap chase in February in its incarnations as the Racing Plus Chase (2012) and Racing Post Chase (2009).
Officials at York are celebrating after the track's flagship race, the Group One Juddmonte International, was confirmed as the best in the world by the International Federation of Horseracing Authorities.
SONNETATION (Lingfield, nap, 3.00) has finished second on all three starts this year but is napped to break the trend on Wednesday.
The 2015 Cheltenham Festival is just a week away now and all roads lead to Prestbury Park. March is a pivotal month in the National Hunt season and we have loads going on throughout the next few weeks to keep any horse racing fan satisfied!!