The champion trainer, who still has concerns over Kauto Star's participation in next Friday's Betfred Cheltenham Gold Cup, explained that Niche Market
has suffered a recurrence of an old problem he first suffered after last year''s Aintree run.
The series of races for horses aged 10 and over have become popular with the public and 5-2 favourite Niche Market
failed by only half a length to concede 22lb to the lightly-raced Marufo (4-1).
Nicholls feels there is better to come from Niche Market
following a breathing operation on the gelding since a decent run in the Hennessy Gold Cup in November.
I looked behind and thought Niche Market
would be further behind than he was.
Michael Hourigan-trained Church Island, though, as Niche Market
prevailed by two lengths, with another 50-1 shot A New Story in third, and 8-1 favourite Rare Bob fourth.
It was not to be for fans of the Michael Hourigantrained Church Island though as Niche Market
prevailed by two lengths, with another 50-1 shot A New Story - also trained by Hourigan - in third, and 8-1 favourite Rare Bob fourth.
While some producers have delved into these activities individually, others have banded together with like-minded dairy farmers to form small cooperatives to market milk into these niche markets
The second-tier life insurer has established a solid niche market
position by serving mostly the metropolitan household market, the agency said.
As owner and president of Los Angeles-based Paper Trail Litigation Copy Service, she has successfully become the only local African American female contender in the niche market
of legal reprographics.
RUBY WALSH is set to have his first ride on leading John Smith's Grand National contender Niche Market
next month but whether he partners the Irish Grand National winner at Aintree will be down to the jockey.
Belize, the small English speaking country on Central America's pristine north-eastern coast, is poised to become an international location for niche market