It’s one of biggest racing weeks of the year in the racing world with terrific domestic action at Galway as well as a stellar meeting at Goodwood. Here’s five things to keep in mind over the next six days.
Mon, 25 Jul, 2016
Don Cossack faces just three opponents as he has his prep for the Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup in the Ladbrokes Ireland Kinloch Brae Chase at Thurles today.
Thu, 14 Jan, 2016
Tony McCoy believes Carlingford Lough “has a live chance” when the partnership takes aim at the Betfred Cheltenham Gold Cup on March 13.
Thu, 19 Feb, 2015
Paul Nicholls believes there is even more to come from Dodging Bullets after he beat Sprinter Sacre and claimed his second Grade One of the season at Ascot.
Tue, 20 Jan, 2015
Tim Doyle has no intention of preparing stable star Mallowney for a trip to the Cheltenham Festival following his brilliant victory at Fairyhouse on Sunday.
Tue, 13 Jan, 2015
Ireland’s champion trainer Willie Mullins has never won the Gold Cup, and this time relies upon Quel Esprit, a good winner of the Irish Hennessy on his last start.
Fri, 16 Mar, 2012
ONE of Ireland’s most popular chasers of recent times has his last race ever today as War Of Attrition ends a productive career in the Guinness Gold Cup at Punchestown.
Wed, 21 Apr, 2010
RIGHTLY or wrongly, National Hunt jockeys these days are rated by the number of winners they ride at the Cheltenham Festival.
Tue, 16 Mar, 2010
A decision on whether Denman runs in the Argento Chase at Cheltenham on Saturday is expected by tomorrow morning at the latest.
Wed, 27 Jan, 2010
Sam Thomas was the major beneficiary of the rescheduled Lexus Chase as he made the switch from Newbury to Leopardstown to score aboard Alex Ferguson’s What A Friend.
Tue, 29 Dec, 2009
Exotic Dancer will bypass the Letheby & Christopher Chase at Cheltenham on Saturday and wait for the Hennessy Gold Cup at Leopardstown two weeks later.
Wed, 21 Jan, 2009
Soft ground could tempt Jim Dreaper to run Notre Pere in the Irish Hennessy Gold Cup at Leopardstown on February 8.
Wed, 14 Jan, 2009
Charlie Mann is keen to target the Irish Hennessy for Air Force One in what would be the gelding’s warm-up race for the totesport Gold Cup at the Cheltenham Festival.
Mon, 12 Jan, 2009
Rule Supreme will miss the totesport Cheltenham Gold Cup on Friday and instead tackle Thursday's Ladbrokes World Hurdle.
Tue, 15 Mar, 2005
BEEF OR SALMON, Ireland’s leading totesport Cheltenham Gold Cup contender, is bang on course for the blue riband after scoping clean yesterday morning.
Sat, 05 Mar, 2005
Owner David Johnson could be double-handed in Saturday’s Peter Marsh Chase at Haydock with both Therealbandit and It Takes Time.
Mon, 17 Jan, 2005
Hussard Collonges can cement his position as a leading contender for top chasing honours this season with victory in next month’s Hennessy Cognac Gold Cup at Leopardstown.
Sat, 25 Jan, 2003
Henrietta Knight is preparing an assault on the big staying chases this spring with Chives and Southern Star.
Wed, 01 Jan, 2003
Former Cheltenham Gold Cup hero Looks Like Trouble made the perfect comeback from injury with an impressive victory in the Highclere Group Of Companies John Bull Chase at Wincanton.
Sat, 19 Jan, 2002
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