Entries Close Tomorrow For The Crabbie’s Topham Chase And The Crabbie’s Fox Hunter’s Chase

Entries Close Tomorrow For The Crabbie’s Topham Chase And The Crabbie’s Fox Hunter’s Chase   Entries close tomorrow (Tuesday, March 18) at noon for both the £120,000 Crabbie’s Topham Chase (2m 5f 110y, April 4) and the £40,000 Crabbie’s Fox Hunter’s Chase (2m 5f 110y, April 3). The entries will be released at noon on Wednesday, March 19.   The latest scratching stage for the £1-million Crabbie’s Grand National (April 5) also happens tomorrow. The latest entries will be announced at 3.30pm tomorrow.   Grand…

All the news from Gold Cup Day at The Festival – Cheltenham, Friday, March 14

MULLINS WINS THE IRISH INDEPENDENT LEADING TRAINER AWARD  Don Poli’s victory in the Martin Pipe Conditional Jockeys’ Handicap Hurdle secured The Irish Independent Leading Trainer Award at The Festival this year for Willie Mullins, who had a total of four wins and six seconds. “It’s been an up and down week and today alone we’ve been through three different sets of jockeys with Ruby (Walsh) gone and then Paul Townend,” said Mullins. “There has been a fantastic crowd here and the atmosphere has been fabulous…

Duchess Of Gazeley aiming for another step towards All-Weather Championship Finals Day

Dean Ivory is hoping that Duchess Of Gazeley can build on a highly promising return in the £20,000 Coral Mobile “Just Three Clicks To Bet” Handicap (5.05pm) at Lingfield Park tomorrow, Friday, March 14. The four-year-old filly drops down to a mile and a half after coming home third, beaten just over half a length, on her first start for four months in the two-mile 32Red Conditions Stakes at the same course on March 1. She progressed through the handicapping ranks last year, winning four…

International entries among 75 fillies for the Investec Oaks (in memory of Sir Henry Cecil)

Contenders from Ireland, France and North America feature among the 75 entries for this year’s £425,000 Group One Investec Oaks (in memory of Sir Henry Cecil), the Classic highlight of Investec Ladies’ Day at Epsom Downs, Friday, June 6. Ireland’s champion trainer Aidan O’Brien has sent out the winner of the mile and a half Classic four times and the Ballydoyle handler is responsible for 11 contenders this year headed by Tapestry, who is 8/1 favourite with Coral, official betting partner of the Investec Derby…

All the news from St Patrick’s Thursday at The Festival – Cheltenham, March 13

LEADER GIFTS LAING CHARITY VICTORY Vicky Laing and her mount Gifted Leader made every post a winning one when landing the St Patrick’s Derby by two and a half lengths at Cheltenham this afternoon. The Ian Williams-trained nine-year-old was sent off in front at the beginning of the race and never saw another rival as his jockey set a perfect pace and always had enough in reserve to hold on at the end of the one mile five furlong trip. The race is run on…

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