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  • Don Cossack (GER)

  • Age: 10 (Foaled March 21st, 2007)
  • Sex: Brown Gelding
  • Breeding: Sholokhov (IRE) - Depeche toi (GER) (Konigsstuhl (GER))
  • Trainer: G Elliott
  • Owner: Gigginstown House Stud

News Clippings

Cheltenham Gold Cup hero Don Cossack on course for return

January 9th, 2017

Cheltenham Gold Cup hero Don Cossack remains on course for a possible return to competitive action in February.

Bryan Cooper eager to take on Thistlecrack with Don Cossack

December 30th, 2016

Bryan Cooper is keen to "have a go" at Thistlecrack with reigning Cheltenham Gold Cup hero Don Cossack.

Gordon Elliott mulls February return for Don Cossack

December 19th, 2016

Gordon Elliott is eyeing the Red Mills Chase at Gowran in February as a possible starting point for last season's Cheltenham Gold Cup hero Don Cossack.

Gordon Elliott happy with Don Cossack progress

October 16th, 2016

Gordon Elliott has issued an upbeat bulletin on Cheltenham Gold Cup winner Don Cossack.

Don Cossack ready to return to Gordon Elliott's yard

September 29th, 2016

Don Cossack is set to go back into training with Gordon Elliott next month in the hope that he has made a full recovery from injury.

Don Cossack to have one run before Cheltenham Gold Cup

August 8th, 2016

Gordon Elliott plans to give Don Cossack just one run before he defends his Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup crown next March - as long as the star chaser shows sufficient progress from injury.

Gold Cup ace Don Cossack tops the charts in Anglo-Irish Classifications

May 18th, 2016

Don Cossack has been confirmed as the top-rated steeplechaser in Britain and Ireland for the second successive year following the publication of the Anglo-Irish Jump Classifications.

Gordon Elliott rules King George out for Don Cossack

April 19th, 2016

Gordon Elliott has ruled out Don Cossack returning to Kempton for a crack at the King George VI Chase on Boxing Day.

Gordon Elliott overwhelmed by turnout for Don Cossack

March 20th, 2016

Gordon Elliott was overwhelmed by the turnout as he paraded Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup hero Don Cossack on Saturday evening.

Mighty Don Cossack strikes in Cheltenham Gold Cup

March 18th, 2016

Gordon Elliott's Don Cossack roared to victory in the Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup under a jubilant Bryan Cooper as Cue Card fell three out.

Gordon Elliott on his Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup team, incl Don Cossack

March 1st, 2016

Gordon Elliott would not be shocked if Bryan Cooper decided against riding Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup favourite Don Cossack in favour of one of the other Gigginstown House Stud-owned runners.

Sir Anthony McCoy would ride Don Cossack in Cheltenham Gold Cup

February 27th, 2016

Sir Anthony McCoy has admitted he would love to be riding Don Cossack in the Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup after enjoying a schooling session aboard Gordon Elliott's stable star on Friday morning.

Gordon Elliott: Track no problem for Don Cossack

February 24th, 2016

Gordon Elliott feels the track at Cheltenham holds no fears for his Timico Gold Cup hope Don Cossack despite two fruitless visits so far.

Gigginstown House Stud consider Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup plans

January 19th, 2016

Gigginstown House Stud manager Eddie O'Leary expects jockey Bryan Cooper to wait until the last minute before deciding which horse he will ride in this season's Cheltenham Gold Cup.

Gordon Elliott plans for Don Cossack, Prince Of Scars and Tombstone

January 5th, 2016

Prince Of Scars may run in the Cleeve Hurdle at Cheltenham after his victory in the Christmas Hurdle at Leopardstown.

Gordon Elliott maps out Don Cossack plan

December 29th, 2015

Gordon Elliott has nominated the Kinloch Brae Chase at Thurles as a possible option for Don Cossack before the Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup.

Don Cossack just Champion at Down Royal

October 31st, 2015

Don Cossack's star remains firmly in the ascendancy after he secured another handsome victory in the JNwine.com Champion Chase at Down Royal.

Don Cossack makes winning return at Punchestown in Irish Daily Star Chase

October 15th, 2015

Don Cossack made the perfect reappearance as he put up a convincing display to land the Irish Daily Star Chase at Punchestown.

Don Cossack ready to return, according to trainer Gordon Elliott

October 7th, 2015

Don Cossack could reappear in the Star Best For Racing Coverage Chase at Punchestown next week.

Aintree winner Don Cossack eyes Punchestown

April 16th, 2015

Gordon Elliott is weighing up whether to let runaway Aintree winner Don Cossack have an outing at the Punchestown Festival.