After a sluggish start to the Festival, Willie Mullins’ team found stride late on Wednesday, upped the pace with a double on Thursday, and when Monkfish edged out compatriots Latest Exhibition and Fury Road in the Grade 1 Albert Bartlett Novices’ Hurdle, it was a third on the day and a sixth in total for the Closutton maestro.
Fri, 13 Mar, 2020
After the festive feast of the last week this afternoon’s fare in Britain is less than compelling. That said, the main race of the day, the Betfred “Goals Galore” Challow Novices’ Hurdle at Newbury looks a pretty classy affair.
Sun, 01 Jan, 2017
Sat, 19 Mar, 2016
Friday began with your intrepid and, let’s face it, unfortunate correspondent 100 quid down after three days. (Four runners-up on Thursday. Napoleon would never have had me as a general.) As to how it ended, you’ll see in due course. Here’s a hint, however.
Sat, 15 Mar, 2014
Sire De Grugy began Monday morning as the new favourite for the BetVictor Queen Mother Champion Chase in the wake of Sprinter Sacre’s defection and the chestnut took another step towards assuming that position in a fortnight’s time with a racecourse gallop at Plumpton.
Tue, 25 Feb, 2014