DERMOT WELD, fresh from beating Thousand Stars with Unaccompanied at Leopardstown on Thursday, can saddle El Toreros to land the nap in the Festival Hospitality three year-old Maiden Hurdle at Punchestown this afternoon.
Sat, 31 Dec, 2011
KAUTO STAR and Long Run feature among just eight confirmations for the William Hill King George VI Chase at Kempton on Boxing Day.
Wed, 21 Dec, 2011
Hurricane Fly remains on target to make his seasonal return over the Festive period as he features among nine preliminary entries for the Istabraq Festival Hurdle at Leopardstown on December 29.
Tue, 20 Dec, 2011
Legendary stayer Big Buck’s features among 19 entries for the BGC Partners Liverpool Hurdle at Aintree on Thursday.
Fri, 01 Apr, 2011
Celestial Halo will have other targets than the Cheltenham Festival despite enjoying a belated return to the winner's enclosure in the totesport.com National Spirit Hurdle at Fontwell today.
Sun, 27 Feb, 2011
NIGEL TWISTON-DAVIES’ two big Cheltenham Festival hopes, Imperial Commander and Khyber Kim, are to work before racing at Kempton on Saturday.
Wed, 23 Feb, 2011
BIG BUCK’S and Mikael D’Haguenet are the standout name among 46 entries for the Ladbrokes World Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival on March 17.
Fri, 21 Jan, 2011
Big Buck’s is the standout name among 46 entries for the Ladbrokes World Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival on March 17.
Thu, 20 Jan, 2011
The William Hill Welsh Champion Hurdle at Ffos Las is next on the agenda for Oscar Whisky following his taking performance at Cheltenham on Saturday.
Wed, 05 Jan, 2011
ALAN KING still has the Cheltenham Festival in mind for Medermit and Karabak even though both horses were beaten at the Prestbury Park track on Saturday.
Mon, 03 Jan, 2011
Sat, 01 Jan, 2011
Alan King is likely to give Karabak one more run before the gelding bids for glory in the Ladbrokes World Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival.
Sun, 12 Dec, 2010
NO National Hunt racing today or, you’d imagine, for the foreseeable future gives us a chance to draw breath.
Sat, 04 Dec, 2010
Master Minded made a triumphant return to action as he landed the Amlin 1965 Chase at Ascot.
Sat, 20 Nov, 2010
QUEVEGA emerged as a realistic Stayers’ Hurdle challenger to the champion, Big Buck’s, when totally outclassing the opposition in yesterday’s Ladbrokes.com World Series Hurdle at Punchestown.
Fri, 23 Apr, 2010
Quevega has a world of options next season after the star mare got every inch of the three-mile trip in the Ladbrokes.com World Series Hurdle at Punchestown.
Thu, 22 Apr, 2010
AS far as I’m concerned there is only one plus to me not riding today, and that’s the fact I don’t have to choose between Willie Mullins’ three runners in the World Series Hurdle.
IN-FORM trainer Willie Mullins has a powerful three-strong hand in the ladbrokes.com World Series Hurdle at Punchestown today.
PUNCHESTOWN so far this week has been nothing short of a minefield for punters and today promises more of the same.
FOR a while there, it looked like War of Attrition might just pull off what would have been a heart-warming and unlikely postscript to a storied career in yesterday’s featured World Hurdle.
Fri, 19 Mar, 2010
SO this is it, the highlight of the entire week and the only real question to be answered at Cheltenham today is whether I can win a third Gold Cup on Kauto Star.
FOUR impossible-to-solve handicaps, on a six-race programme, make Cheltenham this afternoon a less than enticing prospect.
Thu, 18 Mar, 2010
Alan King expects to be double handed in the Ladbrokes World Hurdle in March with both Karabak and Katchit being aimed at the race.
Mon, 01 Feb, 2010
LAST YEAR’S winner Big Buck’s features among 35 entries for the Ladbrokes World Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival in March.
Fri, 22 Jan, 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
It was a day of slightly mixed results for trainer Nick Williams at Newbury yesterday as victory for Reve De Sivola was followed by stablemate Diamond Harry being put in his place by Big Buck’s.
Wed, 30 Dec, 2009
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
Nicky Henderson’s Zaynar is reportedly in fine form as he prepares to make his seasonal reappearance in the Coral Ascot Hurdle this weekend.
Tue, 17 Nov, 2009
LADBROKES World Hurdle hero Big Buck’s has earned a higher rating than three-time winner Inglis Drever thanks to his performance at Cheltenham last week.
Thu, 19 Mar, 2009
Devon handler Nick Williams believes Diamond Harry ran up to his very best at the Cheltenham Festival – despite losing his unbeaten record in the Ballymore Novices’ Hurdle.
Tue, 17 Mar, 2009
MIKAEL D’HAGUENET really is the business. Willie Mullins’s French-import lived up to all the hopes invested in the horse when storming away with the Ballymore Novices’ Hurdle at Cheltenham yesterday and has future Gold Cup winner stamped all over him.
Thu, 12 Mar, 2009
THE Cheltenham Festival is usually dominated by the big stables but Nick Williams believes Diamond Harry can strike a blow for the smaller yard in Wednesday’s Ballymore Novices’ Hurdle.
Wed, 11 Mar, 2009
Donald McCain is set to let Son Of Flicka step up to graded company for the first time in the Blue Square Novices’ Hurdle at Haydock on Saturday
Tue, 13 Jan, 2009
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