Categories Archives: Horse Racing

Briery Queen on track for Festival

Noel Williams believes Briery Queen has done enough to warrant an entry in the OLBG Mares’ Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival. The Blewbury handler plans to give the eight-year-old a short break before the Grade One contest, for which she is a genera

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Elliott hopes for rain for Poli

Gordon Elliott is hoping to see plenty of rain for Don Poli ahead of the Irish Gold Cup at Leopardstown on February 12. The eight-year-old was pulled up on his first start for Elliott at Down Royal in November, but put that well behind him when finding on

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Leicester call early check due to frost

Tuesday’s meeting at Leicester will have to pass a precautionary inspection at 8am. Officials have called the morning check due to the threat of frost, with temperatures forecast to possibly dip below freezing overnight. The going is currently descr

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Security takes down Turbojet

A review of the rest of Sunday’s meeting at Naas as Noel Meade’s Art Of Security won on the card. Art Of Security mowed down long-time leader Turbojet to claim top honours in the I.N.H. Stallion Owners European Breeders Fund Maiden Hurdle at N

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Mona could head straight to Festival

Lifeboat Mona could head straight to the Cheltenham Festival after continuing her winning streak at Sandown. The Paul Nicholls-trained seven-year-old ended last season with victory at Wincanton and picked up where she left off with an impressive display i

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Morney Wing set for Wincanton

Charlie Mann is leaning towards running Morney Wing in the Higos Insurance Services Somerset National Handicap Chase at Wincanton later this month. Plans are in place to drop the eight-year-old down in trip for a tilt at the three-and-a-quarter-mile conte

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Elgin on course for Dovecote date

Elgin is likely to step up in class on his next start for a shot at the Sky Bet Dovecote Novices’ Hurdle at Kempton on February 25. The Alan King-trained five-year-old has yet to taste defeat in two starts over hurdles, following up his debut win at

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Fry respects Ballyoptic threat

Harry Fry feels Ballyoptic could give ante-post favourite Unowhatimeanharry most to think about in the Sun Bets Stayers’ Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival. The Seaborough handler rates the seven-year-old as a live danger should their paths cross in

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Wonderful Walk for Walford

News of the action from a foggy Wincanton where Walk In The Mill continued his progression with an easy victory. Walk In The Mill continued his progression with an easy win in the Bathwick Tyres Handicap Chase at a foggy Wincanton. Trained by Robert Walfo

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Don Bersy tames Lion at Sandown

Latest news from this afternoon’s at Sandown where Don Bersy beat 1/3 favourite Coeur De Lion in the opener. Don Bersy received introductory quotes of 33-1 from Sky Bet for the JCB Triumph Hurdle after he banished memories of a fall at Warwick to wi

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