High Chaparral, winner of the 2002 Derby, has been put down at Fethard Equine Hospital, aged 15.
The exciting Saphir Du Rheu is one of seven entries in the Kauto Star Novices' Chase at Kempton on Boxing Day.
Latest news from this afternoon's meeting at Thurles as Black Zero won an action-packed opening contest.
- Faugheen among Christmas seven
- Lydia Hislop's Road to Cheltenham
- February return likely for More Of That
- Walsh thrilled with Sceaux spin
- Carlingford still in Lexus frame
- Billy fine after Ascot spill
- Hanlon hoping Cyclone strikes
- Milan primed for Chepstow return
- Super Sivola delivers again
- Elliott lands Ladbroke with Bayan
- Sceaux surges clear at Fairyhouse
- Master makes no mistake
- Henderson pleased with big guns
- Grendisar grabs Lingfield feature
- Broadway stars in Tommy Whittle
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