Native River ruled out of Cheltenham Gold Cup
Native River was ruled out of the Cheltenham Gold Cup with a suspensory tendon injury.
The 10-year-old won the race in 2018 and aimed to become the first horse to retrieve the name.
Native River, educated by Colin Tizzard, slipped to success in the Denman Chase.
Tizzard’s son and assistant Joe said the injury meant that the horse’s”season is “.
Native River was set to race in the Grand National but was not confirmed for the race.