Theatre Guide heads to Majordomo Hospitality Handicap Chase at Cheltenham tomorrow

14 declared for Stewart Family Thank You Gold Cup   12th December 2013 – This year’s Hennessy Gold Cup form will be under scrutiny when Theatre Guide lines up in the £45,000 Majordomo Hospitality Handicap Chase (2.10pm, 10 runners) over three miles, one and a half furlongs at Cheltenham tomorrow, Friday, December 13, the first day of The International.   The six-year-old went into the Newbury showpiece, run over an extended three and a quarter miles on November 30, with question marks over his stamina,…

German raider Burgoyne on course for JCB Triumph Hurdle Trial

11th December 2013 – Christian Von Der Recke has opted to saddle Burgoyne instead of his more experienced stablemate Café Au Lait in the £20,000 JCB Triumph Hurdle Trial (12.10pm, 13 entries) at Cheltenham on Saturday, December 14, day two of The International.   The German handler is no stranger to success at Cheltenham, having captured the Grade Two JCB Triumph Hurdle Trial with Moneytrain on Festival Trials Day in 2003. He also annexed the Grade Two Desert Orchid Chase at Kempton Park with tearaway…

Ifandbutwhynot considered for The Ladbroke

Grade One winners Melodic Rendezvous (11st 12lb, 16/1), Ptig Zig (11st 11lb, 16/1) and Grumeti (11st 11lb, 16/1) head the weights for The Ladbroke at Ascot on Saturday, December 21. The two-mile Grade Three is one of the most prestigious handicap hurdles in Europe and carries a prize fund of at least £150,000.   Quick Jack (10st 5lb), trained by Tony Martin and one of seven Irish entries, is the 7/1 favourite with the sponsor following a two and a quarter length success in a…

409 yearlings entered for 2015 Investec Derby

  11th December 2013 – A brother to this year’s Investec Oaks runner-up Secret Gesture, who became the most expensive yearling colt ever sold in Europe at public auction, headlines 409 entries for the 236th Investec Derby, run over a mile and a half at Epsom Downs on Saturday, June 6, 2015.   The prize fund for Britain’s premier Classic and richest race will be at least £1.325 million.   The son of Galileo realised an unprecedented 3.6 million guineas (£3.78 million) at Tattersalls in…

Court Minstrel as good as ever ahead of StanJames.com International Hurdle

  10th December 2013 – StanJames.com Champion Hurdle favourite The New One and last year’s winner Zarkandar headline seven entries for the £130,000 Grade Two StanJames.com International Hurdle (3.00pm) over two miles and a furlong at Cheltenham on Saturday, December 14, day two of The International.   The New One was one of last season’s leading novice hurdlers, annexing the Grade One Neptune Investment Management Novices’ Hurdle at The Festival, while Zarkandar was successful on four of his five starts and came out on top…

© 2017 Racenews · One Bird Design · RSS Feed · Log in