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Oct 30, 20 hours ago

Aintree winner Ma Filleule set for Down Royal return

Aintree winner Ma Filleule set for Down Royal return

Nicky Henderson’s exciting mare Ma Filleule, last seen soaring to victory in the Topham Trophy at Aintree in April, is all set to return to action at Down Royal on Saturday. The six-year-old mare is amongst a high quality field of 12 horses rem…

Oct 29, 2 days ago

Gold Cup duo target Champion Chase

Gold Cup duo target Champion Chase

On His Own and Boston Bob will look to lay down a future marker for next year’s Cheltenham Gold Cup when they head to Down Royal for the JNwine.com Champion Chase on Saturday (On His Own 33/1 – Gold Cup Outright). The Willie Mullins-train…

Oct 28, 3 days ago

Cheltenham Festival – Ante-Post Lucky 15!

Cheltenham Festival – Ante-Post Lucky 15!

With the ante-post focus on all four major championship races at the Cheltenham Festival finished, we can piece together two Lucky 15’s with the relevant horses to give us that extra excitement. For each piece there has been a ‘win’ and an each…

Oct 28, 3 days ago

World Hurdle – Ante-Post Focus

World Hurdle – Ante-Post Focus

With Big Buck’s retiring, the stranglehold on the World Hurdle crown has come to an end with Paul Nicholls’ reign of success ending during last season’s renewal. The aging animal failed in his bid to land a fifth World Hurdle in five appear…

Oct 28, 3 days ago

Queen Mother Champion Chase – Ante-Post Focus

Queen Mother Champion Chase – Ante-Post Focus

The Queen Mother Champion Chase is the feature race of day two of the Cheltenham Festival and it may pay to side with the shorter-priced runners in the race, with 13 of the last 16 winners going off no bigger than 5/1. Sire De Grugy benefitted from t…

Oct 28, 3 days ago

Champion Hurdle – Ante-Post Focus

Champion Hurdle – Ante-Post Focus

With Cheltenham edging ever so slightly nearer (only 134 days away at the time of writing) we take a look ahead to one of the most anticipated races all year round, the Champion Hurdle. Last week we had the unfortunate news that last year’s runner-…