The Sun Racing Stayers’ Hurdle is today’s feature race and Paisley Park can crown a flawless campaign by landing the spoils for trainer Emma Lavelle and jockey Aidan Coleman.
Thu, 14 Mar, 2019
Barry Geraghty’s hopes of making the Punchestown Festival rest on a meeting with his surgeon in four weeks’ time.
Wed, 25 Mar, 2015
The feature on Day 3 of the Festival is the Ladbrokes World Hurdle — and a chance taken that Un Temps Pour Tout can make the necessary step up to Grade One company.
Thu, 12 Mar, 2015
Don Cossack faces 13 rivals as he puts his unbeaten record on the line in the Ryanair Chase at the Cheltenham Festival tomorrow.
Wed, 11 Mar, 2015
Paul Nicholls is adamant ante-post favourite Silviniaco Conti is the one to beat in the Cheltenham Gold Cup.
Wed, 25 Feb, 2015
Zarkandar will head straight to the Ladbrokes World Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival with an upbeat report from trainer Paul Nicholls.
Mon, 02 Feb, 2015
Dynaste looks set to defend his crown in the Ryanair Chase at the Cheltenham Festival after coming up short on his return to Prestbury Park on Saturday.
Tue, 27 Jan, 2015
Paul Nicholls will step up the work of his Betfred Cheltenham Gold Cup contenders Silviniaco Conti and Sam Winner in the coming days.
Tue, 20 Jan, 2015
Owner Andy Stewart has revealed Saphir Du Rheu will revert to smaller obstacles for a likely tilt at the Ladbrokes World Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival.
Fri, 16 Jan, 2015
Big Buck’s, the winner of four Ladbrokes World Hurdles, was retired after finishing fifth in the Cheltenham showpiece on day three of the Festival.
Fri, 14 Mar, 2014
Big Buck’s and Annie Power feature among a field of 12 declared for Thursday’s Ladbrokes World Hurdle at Cheltenham as the former bids to regain his stayers’ crown.
Wed, 12 Mar, 2014
Big Buck’s is in “seriously good order” according to trainer Paul Nicholls as he bids to land the Ladbrokes World Hurdle for a fifth time at Cheltenham on Thursday.
Mon, 10 Mar, 2014
Leading Cheltenham contenders Big Buck’s and Silviniaco Conti could enjoy a workout after racing at Exeter on Friday, if the ground is suitable.
Wed, 19 Feb, 2014
Paul Nicholls is confident Big Buck’s will “improve enormously” for the run after finishing a close third on his return to action in the Cleeve Hurdle at Cheltenham on Saturday.
Mon, 27 Jan, 2014
Trainer Mouse Morris has confirmed Rule The World will head straight for the Ladbrokes World Hurdle at Cheltenham in March following his impressive display at Naas on Saturday.
Wed, 22 Jan, 2014
Paul Nicholls and Sam Twiston-Davies both expressed their satisfaction as the eagerly-anticipated return to action of Big Buck’s moved a step closer after the staying great came through a schooling session in the hands of his new jockey.
Tue, 21 Jan, 2014
Big Buck’s’ owner Andy Stewart insists there are many names in the hat to discuss with trainer Paul Nicholls before deciding which jockey will get the call-up for the ride on the supreme staying hurdler.
Wed, 08 Jan, 2014
Off the track since April, Boston Bob returned in triumph to justify 8/11 favouritism in the Follow Punchestown On Facebook Hurdle at Punchestown, sparking a New Year’s Eve double for Willie Mullins and Ruby Walsh.
Wed, 01 Jan, 2014
Big Buck’s took an important step ahead of his eagerly-anticipated return to action with a gallop before racing at Exeter yesterday.
Fri, 20 Dec, 2013
Paul Nicholls is not expecting “fireworks” from Big Buck’s in his racecourse gallop before racing at Exeter today.
Thu, 19 Dec, 2013
Jockey Ruby Walsh believes there is a lot more to come from Annie Power, despite having extended her unbeaten run to eight races at Ascot on Saturday.
Tue, 26 Nov, 2013
Trainer Nick Williams believes Thursday’s Ladbrokes World Hurdle is far from a two-horse race.
Thu, 14 Mar, 2013
Nicky Henderson insists Grandouet remains on course for the Stan James Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham on Tuesday despite taking an alarming drift on the betting exchanges yesterday afternoon.
Sat, 09 Mar, 2013
Trainer Mick Winters is keeping his options open regarding whether to let Rebel Fitz line up in next month’s Stan James Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham.
Mon, 18 Feb, 2013
Trainer Paul Nicholls has confirmed that Ruby Walsh will now ride Kauto Stone in the William Hill King George VI Chase at Kempton on St Stephen’s Day.
Wed, 19 Dec, 2012
The imperious Big Buck’s created a slice of racing history at Aintree yesterday in the BGC Liverpool Hurdle – and it never looked in any doubt.
Fri, 13 Apr, 2012
BIG BUCK’S appears to face a straightforward task as he goes in search of a 15th straight victory in the Cleeve Hurdle at Cheltenham on Saturday.
Tue, 24 Jan, 2012
PAUL Nicholls has expressed his delight with the condition of Kauto Star after his record-breaking fifth victory in the King George VI Chase on St Stephen’s Day.
Sat, 14 Jan, 2012
Champion jockey Tony McCoy will ride Grands Crus when he goes for French Champion Hurdle glory at Auteuil this weekend.
Mon, 13 Jun, 2011
ALL 14 confirmations for the Ladbrokes World Hurdle have stood their ground at the declaration stage, including leading lights Big Buck’s and Grands Crus.
Wed, 16 Mar, 2011
David Pipe reports Grands Crus’ preparation to be going according to plan ahead of the grey’s bid to wrest the Ladbrokes World Hurdle from Big Buck’s.
Sun, 06 Mar, 2011
BOYLESPORTS yesterday decided to pay out on Big Buck’s, the warm favourite for the World Hurdle at next month’s Cheltenham Festival.
Thu, 24 Feb, 2011
David Pipe feels Grands Crus has “added some spice” to the Ladbrokes World Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival.
Mon, 21 Feb, 2011
BIG BUCK’S and Grands Crus remain on course for a mouthwatering clash in the Ladbrokes World Hurdle after their names appeared among 34 remaining entries following the latest forfeit stage.
Thu, 17 Feb, 2011
Big Buck’s and Grands Crus remain on course for a mouthwatering clash in the Ladbrokes World Hurdle after their names appeared among 34 remaining entries following the latest forfeit stage.
Wed, 16 Feb, 2011
No stone will be left unturned in Grands Crus’ preparation for the Ladbrokes World Hurdle at Cheltenham.
Mon, 07 Feb, 2011
Willie Mullins’ Mourad (4-9 favourite) has had no trouble in landing the odds in the Grade Two Galmoy Hurdle at Gowran.
Fri, 28 Jan, 2011
BIG BUCK’S will not be seen on the track again until he bids for a third consecutive Ladbrokes World Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival.
Wed, 05 Jan, 2011
SATURDAY’S reopened StanJames.com International Hurdle at Cheltenham has attracted the anticipated classy field with Menorah and Cue Card among the nine entries.
Wed, 08 Dec, 2010
Howard Johnson’s Tidal Bay will begin his campaign in the John Smith’s Hurdle at Wetherby on October 30.
Thu, 14 Oct, 2010
DENIS O’Regan is under no illusions as to the task facing Tidal Bay in the Ladbrokes World Hurdle at Cheltenham.
Sat, 06 Mar, 2010
Denis O’Regan is under no illusions as to the task facing Tidal Bay in the Ladbrokes World Hurdle at Cheltenham.
Fri, 05 Mar, 2010
Tidal Bay is unlikely to go anywhere for a racecourse gallop before his tilt at the Ladbrokes World Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival.
Thu, 04 Mar, 2010
Defending champion Big Buck’s is one of 24 possibles for the Ladbrokes World Hurdle at Cheltenham on March 18 following the latest forfeit stage.
Wed, 17 Feb, 2010
Last year’s winner Big Buck’s features among 35 entries for the Ladbrokes World Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival in March.
Thu, 21 Jan, 2010
Big Buck’s once again stamped his class with an authoritative display in the Racing UK On Virgin 536 Long Walk Hurdle at Newbury.
Tue, 29 Dec, 2009
Big Buck’s gave Paul Nicholls his first victory in the Ladbrokes World Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival.
Thu, 12 Mar, 2009
Owner Andy Stewart has heaped praise on champion trainer Paul Nicholls after he masterminded the plan to switch Big Buck’s back to hurdles.
Mon, 26 Jan, 2009
Inglis Drever’s participation in the Byrne Group Cleeve Hurdle at Cheltenham on Saturday could be scuppered by snow.
Tue, 22 Jan, 2008
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