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Alan King pays tribute to Tiger Cliff

June 22nd, 2014

Alan King has paid tribute to popular stayer Tiger Cliff, who suffered a fatal heart attack after finishing fourth in the Queen Alexandra Stakes at Royal Ascot on Saturday.

King hoping for rain at Ascot

May 26th, 2014

Alan King is hoping for a "wet June" to allow Saturday's impressive Haydock winner Chatez to line up in the Britannia Stakes at Royal Ascot.

Balder Succes chasing Punchestown riches

April 9th, 2014

Balder Succes will take on the best two-milers around at Punchestown after his convincing victory in the Maghull Novices' Chase at Aintree on Saturday.

Tony McCoy among Aintree winners courtesy of Uxizandre

April 3rd, 2014

Tony McCoy rode his first winner of the Crabbie's Grand National Festival aboard Uxizandre (11/4) in the Pinsent Masons Manifesto Novices' Chase.

Godsmejudge is Ayr apparent

March 26th, 2014

Last year's winner Godsmejudge is among 88 entries for the Coral Scottish Grand National at Ayr on April 12.

Plans on hold for Godsmejudge

March 2nd, 2014

Alan King reports Crabbie's Grand National hope Godsmejudge to have a suffered a setback when pulled up in the William Hill Grimthorpe Chase at Doncaster on Saturday.

Eckhart camp consider Coral Cup

February 24th, 2014

Connections of Meister Eckhart rate his chances as "60-40" in favour of again running in the Coral Cup at the Cheltenham Festival.

First Mohican Festival plans on hold

February 23rd, 2014

A trip to the Cheltenham Festival is "on the back burner" for First Mohican following his disappointing display in the Sky Bet Dovecote Novices' Hurdle at Kempton on Saturday.

Balder Succes won a thrilling renewal of the Pendil Chase at Kempton

February 22nd, 2014

Balder Succes (9/4) won a thrilling renewal of the Betbright Mobile Pendil Novices' Chase at Kempton.

Alan King has handed Grumeti a Champion Hurdle entry

February 20th, 2014

Trainer Alan King wants to run Grumeti in the Stan James Champion Hurdle following his pleasing return to action at Wincanton on Saturday.

All spring festivals potential targets for Balder Succes

February 9th, 2014

The Aintree and Punchestown Festivals, as well as Cheltenham, will be under consideration for Balder Succes after his triumph in the Kingmaker Novices' Chase at Warwick on Saturday.

Smad Place enhances RSA Chase claims with Newbury win

February 8th, 2014

Smad Place proved himself a top staying novice with a taking performance in the IJF Anniversary Novices' Chase.

Balder scalps Warwick rivals with easy Kingmaker Chase victory

February 8th, 2014

Balder Succes swept his rivals aside to return from a break with easy victory in the Star Sports Kingmaker Novices' Chase.

First Mohican heads to Dovecote after winning at Doncaster

February 6th, 2014

Smart Flat performer First Mohican made a successful debut over hurdles at Doncaster on Thursday.

Racing Post Arkle Trophy aim for Alan King's Valdez

January 26th, 2014

Alan King is targeting a tilt at the Arkle Trophy for Valdez after he made it three from three over fences in Saturday's Lightning Novices' Chase at Doncaster.

Valdez delivers in style at Doncaster for Alan King

January 25th, 2014

The Alan King-trained Valdez recorded an impressive success in the Racing Post Lightning Novices' Chase at Doncaster.

Alan King back in the swing after break

January 23rd, 2014

Alan King is set to saddle his first runner since New Year's Day when Secret Edge runs in the Handicap Hurdle at Huntingdon on Friday - if the meeting survives an inspection.

Alan King says he won't rush his horses back into action

January 16th, 2014

Alan King is taking encouragement from the latest set of veterinary tests at his yard but says he won't rush the horses back.

Tiger Cliff hurdling plans on ice

January 14th, 2014

Tiger Cliff, winner of the Ebor last summer for owner Henry Ponsonby, has had his hurdling career put on hold.

Alan King eyeing Cheltenham Festival success

January 12th, 2014

Alan King's yard may be closed but the trainer has still been busy making plans for the Cheltenham Festival.