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  • Knockara Beau (IRE)

  • Age: 14 (Foaled May 4th, 2003)
  • Sex: Bay Gelding
  • Breeding: Leading Counsel (USA) - Clairabell (IRE) (Buckskin (FR))
  • Trainer: G A Charlton
  • Owner: Mr J I A Charlton

News Clippings

Knockara Beau on course for Cleeve

January 17th, 2016

Popular teenager Knockara Beau is on course for his bid to repeat his famous 66/1 2014 victory in the Cleeve Hurdle, where he triumphed from Big Buck's.

Long Run wins Ivan Straker Memorial Chase

February 13th, 2014

Long Run showed his class with an authoritative win in the Ivan Straker Memorial Chase at Kelso.

Kelso target for Knockara Beau, then Cheltenham

January 27th, 2014

George Charlton plans to give his shock Cleeve Hurdle winner Knockara Beau a run at Kelso next month before going for glory in the Betfred Cheltenham Gold Cup.

Knockara Beau won the Cleeve Hurdle, Big Buck's third

January 25th, 2014

Big Buck's lost his unbeaten run over hurdles in his 19th race when he was relegated into a narrow third by shock winner Knockara Beau and At Fishers Cross in the Cleeve Hurdle at Cheltenham.

Tizzard using Hennessy as guide for Theatre form

December 12th, 2013

View from connections ahead of Friday's Majordomo Hospitality Handicap Chase at Cheltenham.

Alexander rides Beau

October 17th, 2012

Lucy Alexander will ride Knockara Beau when George Charlton's stable star reappears at Cheltenham on Saturday

Knockara set for Ayr raid

March 19th, 2012

Knockara Beau is to be aimed at the Coral Scottish Grand National following his creditable effort in the Betfred Cheltenham Gold Cup.

Knockara could bid for Gold

February 21st, 2012

Trainer George Charlton says Knockara Beau would not be a forlorn hope in the Cheltenham Gold Cup at the Festival next month.

Cheltenham still target for Beau

February 1st, 2012

George Charlton has Cheltenham Festival aspirations for Knockara Beau following his third-placed finish in the Argento Chase.

Cheltenham return for Beau

January 24th, 2012

George Charlton is hopeful a return to Cheltenham can bring about an improvement in Knockara Beau in Saturday's Argento Chase.

Charlton bullish over Beau

December 22nd, 2011

George Charlton is confident Knockara Beau is in peak condition for the Betfair. Don't Settle For Less Rowland Meyrick Handicap Chase at Wetherby.

Hobbs pair have Major chance

December 8th, 2011

Philip Hobbs runs two in the Majordomo Hospitality Handicap Chase as Paddy Power flop Mon Parrain steps up in trip at Cheltenham on Friday.

Charlton keen on Beau

October 25th, 2011

Trainer George Charlton is looking forward to Knockara Beau making his reappearance at Wetherby on Saturday.

Knockara ready for Buck's clash

April 5th, 2011

George Charlton reports Knockara Beau to be ready for Thursday's clash with Big Buck's.

Aintree beckons for Knockara Beau

March 21st, 2011

Knockara Beau is set to tackle the best staying hurdlers in training at Aintree following his fine run in defeat under top-weight at Cheltenham.

Beau takes Final test

March 2nd, 2011

George Charlton's stable star Knockara Beau is on course for the Pertemps Final at the Cheltenham Festival.

Classy Beau prevails at Carlisle

February 9th, 2011

Knockara Beau made almost every yard in the Pertemps Handicap Hurdle at Carlisle to seal a return to Cheltenham next month.

Beau back at Carlisle

February 8th, 2011

Knockara Beau lines up in a Pertemps Handicap Hurdle at Carlisle tomorrow in order to qualify for the final at next month's Cheltenham Festival.

Beau can pick up big bucks

January 30th, 2011

George Charlton has Cheltenham and Aintree in mind as he weighs up the options for stable star Knockara Beau after the Cleeve Hurdle.

Charlton worry over Beau

October 29th, 2010

George Charlton hopes conditions at Wetherby on Saturday aren't too quick for his stable star Knockara Beau.