In-form trainer Harry Fry sees Jolly’s Cracked It’s “love of Ascot” as a major positive ahead of his return to the track for the Ladbroke Handicap Hurdle today.
Sat, 19 Dec, 2015
Tony Martin is once again likely to be the toast of punters if Quick Jack (right) can deliver for favourite-backers in the Betfred Cesarewitch at Newmarket on Saturday.
Sat, 11 Oct, 2014
Enthusiastic owner Terry Warner believes he could have his strongest ever team at this year’s Cheltenham Festival.
Mon, 05 Mar, 2012
Alasi booked her ticket for a third trip to the Cheltenham Festival with a narrow victory in the Sky Bet Mobile For Android Doncaster Mares' Hurdle on Town Moor this afternoon.
Sat, 28 Jan, 2012
West End Rocker was promoted to 14-1 favourite for the Grand National after demonstrating stamina in abundance when winning the Betfred Becher Chase at a rain-sodden Aintree.
Sat, 03 Dec, 2011
The pain of Cue Card’s defeat in the Supreme Novices’ Hurdle will be a distant memory for Colin Tizzard as Oiseau De Nuit stormed up the hill to win the Johnny Henderson Grand Annual Chase, the final race of the 2011 Cheltenham Festival.
Fri, 18 Mar, 2011
Sophie Doyle has struck up a good partnership with Croeso Bach and the pair finally got off the mark in the Join BetfairClub ROA Handicap at Brighton.
Thu, 12 Jun, 2008
Paul Nicholls kickstarted an enormous afternoon at Newbury as Pasco (4-1) drew clear in the toteplacepot Novices’ Hurdle.
Sat, 09 Feb, 2008
Terry Warner today paid tribute to his "little star" Detroit City, who died at Ascot yesterday.
Sun, 25 Nov, 2007
Detroit City became the second high-profile fatality within a week when the Philip Hobbs-trained grey tragically suffered a bad fall at Ascot.
Sat, 24 Nov, 2007
Dual Champion Hurdle hero Hardy Eustace heads a smart field of eight as he bids for back-to-back victories in the Coral Ascot Hurdle at the English venue tomorrow.
Fri, 23 Nov, 2007
Detroit City is on target to begin a fresh campaign at Ascot later this month.
Wed, 07 Nov, 2007
Sublimity and Philip Carberry landed odds of 16-1 in a thrilling renewal of the Smurfit Kappa Champion Hurdle, the feature race on the opening day of the 2007 Cheltenham Festival.
Tue, 13 Mar, 2007
COLM MURPHY is not expecting the ground to be a major stumbling block to Brave Inca as he prepares to defend his Smurfit Kappa Champion Hurdle title.
PHILIP HOBBS has taken no chances with the health of Smurfit Kappa Champion Hurdle favourite Detroit City, who is stabled separately from the rest of his yard, despite sparkling in his last big workout yesterday morning.
Wed, 07 Mar, 2007
Everyone loves a grey in racing, particularly a good one, so all eyes were on Detroit City as the young pretender to the established order of hurdling stars made his final public appearance ahead of his big date at Cheltenham next month.
Mon, 05 Feb, 2007
TONY McCOY is hoping to expose any chinks in the armour of Smurfit Kappa Champion Hurdle favourite Detroit City in the Agfa UK Hurdle at Sandown this afternoon.
Sat, 03 Feb, 2007
Two further entries were revealed for Saturday’s Agfa UK Hurdle at Sandown after the race was reopened.
Tue, 30 Jan, 2007
Owner Terry Warner has warned the ground will have to be suitable for Detroit City to have his Smurfit Kappa Champion Hurdle prep race at Sandown on Saturday week.
Wed, 24 Jan, 2007
Owner Terry Warner is hoping the ground will be suitable for Detroit City to have his prep race for the Smurfit Kappa Champion Hurdle at Sandown on Saturday week.
Tue, 23 Jan, 2007
Acambo, who is set to take his chance in the Tote Gold Trophy at Newbury on February 10, is “much more likely” to remain over hurdles than switch to fences this season.
Sat, 06 Jan, 2007
TERRY WARNER has revealed his crack four-year-old Detroit City is likely to have just one more run before his bid to justify favouritism in the Smurfit Kappa Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham in March.
Mon, 11 Dec, 2006
Terry Warner has revealed his crack four-year-old Detroit City is likely to have just one more run before his bid to justify favouritism in the Smurfit Kappa Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham in March.
Sun, 10 Dec, 2006
Dessie Hughes laid down the gauntlet to connections of young pretender Detroit City ahead of Hardy Eustace’s return to Cheltenham this weekend.
Wed, 06 Dec, 2006
COLM MURPHY is weighing up the options for stable star Brave Inca after he made a satisfactory return at Punchestown on Sunday.
Tue, 21 Nov, 2006
Tony McCoy and Jonjo O’Neill thwarted an ante-post plunge on Vodka Bleu as Exotic Dancer made an emphatic return to form in the Paddy Power Gold Cup at Cheltenham.
Mon, 13 Nov, 2006
Owner Terry Warner has confirmed Detroit City to be firmly on course for the Greatwood Handicap Hurdle at Cheltenham on Sunday week.
Wed, 01 Nov, 2006
Philip Hobbs will aim Detroit City at the Champion Hurdle rather than the World Hurdle - providing he acquits himself well in the Greatwood Hurdle at Cheltenham.
Sat, 14 Oct, 2006
Detroit City will not bid for a Festival hat-trick after owner Terry Warner decided not to tackle Friday’s tote.ie Champion Four Year Old Hurdle at Punchestown.
Tue, 25 Apr, 2006
Detroit City and Fair Along gave trainer Philip Hobbs a one-two in the JCB Triumph Hurdle on the fourth and final day of the Cheltenham Festival.
Fri, 17 Mar, 2006
Justified is set to tackle the Baileys Arkle Perpetual Challenge Cup at Leopardstown later in the month after a successful trip to Newbury.
Thu, 12 Jan, 2006
OWNER Terry Warner last night led the tributes to Rooster Booster, the popular grey who collapsed and died on the gallops today.
Wed, 21 Dec, 2005
Owner Terry Warner led the tributes to Rooster Booster, the popular grey who collapsed and died on the gallops today.
Tue, 20 Dec, 2005
Smart Flat performer Detroit City is set to make his hurdling bow at either Warwick or Sandown next week.
Thu, 24 Nov, 2005
Rooster Booster returns to the scene of his greatest triumph when he heads a 21-strong field for the Greatwood Handicap Hurdle at Cheltenham on Sunday.
Fri, 11 Nov, 2005
Rooster Booster, winner of the 2003 Champion Hurdle, is on course to begin his seventh winter campaign over hurdles at Huntingdon on Saturday.
Fri, 14 Oct, 2005
Rooster Booster is on course to begin his seventh winter campaign over hurdles at Huntingdon on Saturday.
Thu, 13 Oct, 2005
ROOSTER BOOSTER will be kept in training next year for a “selective” campaign and is set for a quick reappearance in the Freephone Stanleybet Swinton Hurdle a week on Saturday.
Wed, 27 Apr, 2005
Rooster Booster will be kept in training next year for a “selective” campaign and is set for a quick reappearance in the Freephone Stanleybet Swinton Hurdle a week on Saturday.
Tue, 26 Apr, 2005
Rooster Booster is on course to run at Aintree next week after failing in his bid to regain his Champion Hurdle crown.
Tue, 29 Mar, 2005
Owner Terry Warner believes Rooster Booster will have to topple Irish runner Back In Front if he is to reclaim his Smurfit Champion Hurdle crown at Cheltenham tomorrow.
Mon, 14 Mar, 2005
Rooster Booster’s owner Terry Warner still believes that his popular grey can make the frame in the Smurfit Champion Hurdle.
Thu, 17 Feb, 2005
Rooster Booster has been ruled out of a quick return to action in next Saturday’s totesport Trophy Hurdle at Newbury.
Sun, 06 Feb, 2005
Philip Hobbs will give Rooster Booster an alternative engagement in the Agfa Hurdle at Sandown next weekend.
Sun, 30 Jan, 2005
HARCHIBALD strengthened his position at the head of the Champion Hurdle market with what was in the end an impressive victory over Rooster Booster at Kempton yesterday.
Mon, 27 Dec, 2004
IRISH raider Harchibald is an odds-on shot to make it two Grade Ones win on the bounce in the Stan James Christmas Hurdle at Kempton on St Stephen’s Day.
Fri, 24 Dec, 2004
ROOSTER BOOSTER will try to give weight all-round in the Greatwood Handicap Hurdle at Cheltenham on Sunday.
Tue, 09 Nov, 2004
Rooster Booster will not take his place in Saturday’s RHT 40th Anniversary Hurdle at Kempton.
Wed, 20 Oct, 2004
Rooster Booster will face six rivals when he bids to get back on the winning track in the Jobs@Pertemps City Christmas Hurdle at Kempton Park on St Stephen's Day.
Wed, 24 Dec, 2003
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