Brilliant Irish mare Annie Power strengthened her big-race claims when easing to an impressive success on her rain-soaked Cheltenham reconnaissance mission in the Dornan Engineering Hurdle yesterday.
Ruby Walsh has stepped down as number one jockey to former champion trainer Paul Nicholls.
All plans for Grands Crus are currently “on hold”, according to David Pipe.
HOW Captain Chris performs in his next race will determine whether he lines up in the Ryanair Chase or the Gold Cup at Cheltenham in March.
Paddy Power has slashed the odds on Jedward to win the Eurovision from 14-to-1 to 11-to-2 as bets flood in in the last couple of days before the final.
NIGEL Twiston-Davies has scoffed at the concept of Imperial Commander being too old to win another totesport Cheltenham Gold Cup.
NOEL MEADE’S Pandorama will be hoping for a change of fortune in today’s Lexus Chase at Leopardstown.
DENMAN’S joint-owners Harry Findlay and Paul Barber accepted defeat with dignity as the 2007 totesport Cheltenham Gold Cup winner settled for the silver medal for the second year running.
Past winners Kauto Star and Denman head 19 acceptors for the totesport Cheltenham Gold Cup following the first scratchings deadline.
HORSE Racing Ireland have announced a replacement fixture for Thurles after yesterday’s fixture was cancelled following heavy overnight frost.
THERE could hardly have been a more popular winner of Sunday’s Hennessy Cognac Gold Cup at Leopardstown than Joncol.
Newbury have made an early move in an attempt to beat the frost ahead of Saturday's big meeting.
RUBY WALSH will partner Kauto Star in the Totesport Cheltenham Gold at Prestbury Park on March 19, with Tony McCoy coming in for the ride on Denman.
Taranis introduced himself as a potential dark horse in Paul Nicholls’ apparently unassailable defence of the Cheltenham Gold Cup by making a successful return from serious injury in the Argento Chase.
Cheltenham Gold Cup runner-up Denman features among 17 entries for the totesport Bowl at Aintree next Thursday.
Co-owner Harry Findlay insists all roads now lead to Aintree for a rejuvenated Denman.
Kauto Star secured his place in the history books as he became the first horse to regain the totesport Cheltenham Gold Cup with a superlative display.
Ruby Walsh was once again the man to follow at Leopardstown as Ireland’s top jockey claimed two Grade Ones and a treble on the day.
GLENFINN CAPTAIN can get us off to the ideal start for the weekend by landing the Grade 2 Red Mills Chase at Gowran Park this afternoon.
Denman and Kauto Star feature among 28 horses left in the £475,000 (€527,000) totesport Cheltenham Gold Cup at the latest forfeit stage.
I COULD hardly have been more pleased when hearing the Aon Chase had been re-routed to Kempton today and what promised to be a particularly drab weekend has now been livened up no end.
Kempton will be the stage for the eagerly-awaited reappearance of Denman in the rescheduled Aon Chase, to be known as the Levy Board Chase tomorrow.
Colin Tizzard has yet to decide whether to give Joe Lively another run before taking on Denman and Kauto Star in the totesport Cheltenham Gold Cup on March 13.
THERE were no surprises among the 38 entries, released yesterday, for the totesport Cheltenham Gold Cup which takes place on Friday, March 13.
Binocular lost his unbeaten record at the Cheltenham Festival, but lessons were learned and he regained winning ways in impressive fashion in the John Smith’s 250th Anniversary 4-Y-O Novices Hurdle at Aintree.
Kauto Star is only 2lbs clear of stablemate Neptune Collonges for the Bet365 Gold Cup at Sandown after the duo finished behind Denman last week.
Bookmakers are anticipating a record-breaking afternoon of betting on Friday with the totesport Cheltenham Gold Cup heading an incredible nine-race card.
BOOKMAKERS offering 5-4 each of two, Kauto Star and Denman, for the Cheltenham Gold Cup earlier this week, some of them are still at it, must have felt they were in some sort of betting oasis.
Kauto Star is set to return to routine work on Wednesday as he recovers from a minor foot infection.
RUBY WALSH has confirmed he will ride Kauto Star in next month’s totesport Cheltenham Gold Cup.
WILLIE Mullins fears John Smith’s Grand National talking horse Snowy Morning has been harshly treated by the handicapper – despite bookmakers thrusting him to favouritism for the Aintree showpiece.
Ruby Walsh has confirmed he will ride Kauto Star in next month’s totesport Cheltenham Gold Cup.
DENMAN remains unchanged on a mark of 176 following his victory in the Lexus Chase at Leopardstown on Friday.
Ruby Walsh should be available for some choice rides over the festive period after receiving a positive appraisal from his surgeon.
Twist Magic (5-1) ran out an impressive winner of the paddypower.com Tingle Creek Chase at Sandown.
Phil Smith, the British Horseracing Authority senior handicapper, rates Denman 1lb inferior to Exotic Dancer after his weight-defying triumph in the Hennessy Cognac Gold Cup.
Denman put up one of the best performances in recent memory to romp home under top weight in the Hennessy Cognac Gold Cup at Newbury.
NICANOR, the only horse to have beaten Denman under National Hunt Rules, is nearing a return to the track.
YOU would have to describe this as a nerves of steel drive.
FIANNA Fáil yesterday suffered an election year setback.
Denman spearheads a five-strong Paul Nicholls hand in the Royal & SunAlliance Novices’ Chase, for which a total of 73 entries have been received.
Leading British-based online bookmaker Blue Square today took the initiative and announced they are to offer their own show prices in the final minutes before each race takes place.
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