Sovereign qualifies for Good Friday with Ladbrokes Lady Wulfruna Stakes success at Wolverhampton

Sovereign Debt, trained by David Nicholls, is now qualified for All-Weather Championships Finals Day on Good Friday, April 3, following his victory in the £50,000 Listed Ladbrokes Lady Wulfruna Stakes at Wolverhampton on Saturday, March 7. The seven-furlong Polytrack contest was a Fast-Track Qualifier for the £150,000 Ladbrokes Mile at Lingfield Park on All-Weather Championships Finals Day. Chookie Royale (Keith Dalgleish/Tom Eaves), who landed the Ladbrokes Lady Wulfruna Stakes in 2014 and was a 5/1 chance today, made a bold bid from the front to…

Silviniaco Conti heads 18 going for Gold – Henry de Bromhead hoping Home Farm can prove a lively outsider at Cheltenham on Friday

Saturday, March 7, 2015 – Silviniaco Conti will face a maximum of 17 rivals as he bids for a first success in the £550,000 Grade One Betfred Cheltenham Gold Cup (3.20pm), highlight of Gold Cup Day at The Festival on Friday, March 13. Paul Nicholls’ chaser, 3/1 favourite with the sponsor Betfred, is on course to make a third consecutive appearance in the extended three and a quarter-mile showpiece, having fallen in 2013 and finished fourth to Lord Windermere (12/1, Jim Culloty IRE) last year….

Greatrex bullish as 22 go forward for Ladbrokes World Hurdle at The Festival

Racegoers can look forward to a feast of racing action on day three of The Festival, St Patrick’s Thursday (March 12), with a wealth of runners engaged in the day’s two championship contests. A large field looks guaranteed for the £300,000 Grade One Ladbrokes World Hurdle after 22 were confirmed for the three-mile highlight at Cheltenham on St Patrick’s Thursday, March 12. Last year’s runner-up Annie Power is Ladbrokes’ 5/1 co-favourite alongside the Paul Nicholls-trained pair of Saphir Du Rheu and Zarkandar, although connections have…

The Festival is almost here… Friday, March 6, 2015 – The eagerly-awaited start of The Festival 2015 is just four days away. Racing commences at 1.30pm on Champion Day, Tuesday, March 10 and continues on Ladies Day, Wednesday, March 11 and St Patrick’s Thursday, March 12, before climaxing on Gold Cup Day, Friday, March 13. Cheltenham in March is the focal point for all those interested in the very finest Jump racing and more than 230,000 racegoers will attend The Festival, while millions more in…

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