Friday's horse racing tips
Selected tips from the Cheltenham Festival.
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TOM TAAFFE’S Cane Brake heads the field for the Powers Whiskey Irish Grand National, meaning around half his rivals are set to run from out of the handicap at Fairyhouse on Monday.
Sat, 07 Apr, 2007
Tom Taaffe's Cane Brake has been given the go-ahead to compete in Monday's Powers Whiskey Irish National at Fairyhouse.
Fri, 06 Apr, 2007
NEW champion hurdler Sublimity is to be aimed at the Punchestown Champion Hurdle on April 27, trainer John Carr has revealed.
Wed, 28 Mar, 2007
An assault on the Powers Whiskey Irish Grand National is the favoured option for Distant Thunder, provided he gets suitable underfoot conditions.
Tue, 27 Mar, 2007
CHELTENHAM Gold Cup fifth Cane Brake has been allotted top-weight of 12st for the Powers Whiskey Irish Grand National at Fairyhouse on Easter Monday.
Tue, 27 Mar, 2007
Ferdy Murphy is hoping Joes Edge makes the cut in the John Smith’s Grand National after getting up in the shadow of the post to win the William Hill Trophy Handicap Chase on the opening day of the Cheltenham Festival.
Wed, 14 Mar, 2007
Ferdy Murphy's Joes Edge caused a huge shock by winning the William Hill Trophy at 50-1 in a three-way photograph.
Tue, 13 Mar, 2007
JOHN MURPHY has moved to reassure punters reigning Queen Mother Champion Chase winner Newmill’s entry in the Champion Hurdle is just a precaution.
Wed, 28 Feb, 2007
Punjabi, who was an impressive winner at Kempton on Saturday, has been confirmed by trainer Nicky Henderson as an intended runner in the JCB Triumph Hurdle.
Tue, 27 Feb, 2007
Hennessy Gold Cup winner State Of Play may head to the totesport Cheltenham Gold Cup without another run.
Tue, 09 Jan, 2007
Halcon Genelardais defied 11st 3lb to run out a gutsy winner of the Coral Welsh National for Alan King and Wayne Hutchinson.
Wed, 27 Dec, 2006
Hennessy Gold Cup winner State Of Play has been handed top weight of 11st 12lb in the Coral Welsh National at Chepstow on December 27.
Wed, 29 Nov, 2006
WITH ante-post favourite Star De Mohaison ruled out of Saturday’s Hennessy Cognac Gold Cup, all eyes will now be on Turpin Green.
Tue, 21 Nov, 2006
CHRISTIAN WILLIAMS sees last year’s winner Hedgehunter as the main threat to his mount Royal Auclair - one of seven Paul Nicholls runners - in the John Smith’s Grand National on Saturday.
Wed, 05 Apr, 2006
HEDGEHUNTER is a general 4-1 favourite with the English firms, although Irish bookmakers Cashmans and Paddy Power buck the trend with a 5-1 offer, to land back-to-back runnings of the John Smith’s Grand National after heading the list of 84 horses left in the Aintree spectacular at the five-day confirmation stage.
Tue, 04 Apr, 2006
Ruby Walsh completed a 55-1 double on Dun Doire to lift the William Hill Trophy Handicap Chase
Tue, 14 Mar, 2006
Nicky Henderson welcomed the rain that has maintained cut in the ground at Cheltenham as he put the finishing touches on a 24-strong team for next week’s Festival.
Thu, 09 Mar, 2006
Trainer Ned Mitchell has one eye firmly focused on the John Smith’s Grand National next April after Garvivonnian proved his mettle over the Aintree fences in the totesport Becher Chase.
Mon, 21 Nov, 2005
Trabolgan is now favourite for the Hennessy Cognac Gold Cup with some bookmakers following continued heavy sport.
Tue, 15 Nov, 2005
King Harald is as low as 7-1 favourite for the Hennessy Cognac Gold Cup after weights for the November 26 feature were released.
Wed, 09 Nov, 2005
Jack High, trained by Ted Walsh and ridden by Garrett Cotter, won the Betfred Gold Cup at Sandown Park this afternoon.
Sat, 23 Apr, 2005