Irish raider Gordon Lord Byron stars in Wednesday’s Fast-Track Qualifier at Kempton Park

Multiple Group One winner Gordon Lord Byron headlines the high-class line-up for the Listed EBF Stallions Hyde Stakes (6.55pm, 10 runners) at Kempton Park on Wednesday, November 18. The £40,000 mile contest on Polytrack is a Fast-Track Qualifier for the £150,000 Ladbrokes Mile at Lingfield Park on All-Weather Championships Finals Day, Good Friday, March 25. Gordon Lord Byron (Tom Hogan/Wayne Lordan) has scored three times at the highest level, most recently in the Group One George Ryder Stakes over an extended seven furlongs at Rosehill,…

All the news on day three of The Open – The Open Sunday

THE OPEN 2015, CHELTENHAM RACENEWS RACECOURSE SERVICE THE OPEN SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 15 GOING NEWS AT 10.00AM The going for the third and final day of The Open, The Open Sunday, remains: Good to soft, soft in places Chase bends have been dolled out nine yards from the inner, adding 56 yards per circuit. Hurdle bends have been dolled out 11 yards, adding 68 yards per circuit. It was dry overnight. Today is forecast to be breezy and mild, with the odd shower. Simon Claisse, Jockey…

Saint Are set to return to Aintree for Betfred Becher Chase

Sunday, November 15, 2015 – Saint Are, trained by Tom George, is heading for Aintree’s Betfred Becher Chase on Betfred Becher Chase Community Day, Saturday, December 5. He finished third in last season’s Betfred Becher Chase before going on to come home a fine second in the Crabbie’s Grand National in April, when he only found Many Clouds a length and three-quarters too strong. The nine-year-old made his seasonal reappearance at Cheltenham on November 13, when he was sixth in the Glenfarclas Cross Country Handicap…

US$500,000 on offer as a unique UK & US hurdle bonus

Cheltenham Racecourse, the Home of Jump Racing in the UK, and The Iroquois, a race meeting staged near Nashville, Tennessee, US each May, are proud to offer a new US$500,000 bonus for any horse that can win both the Grade One Ladbrokes World Hurdle (3m) at The Cheltenham Festival on March 17 and the Grade One Calvin Houghland Iroquois Hurdle (3m) which is part of the 75th Iroquois Steeplechase on May 14, 2016. The Brown Advisory Iroquois Cheltenham Challenge is seen as a great way…

Let’s Go and Goken book Good Friday places with Lingfield Park victories

Let’s Go and Goken gained automatic qualification for All-Weather Championships Finals Day on Good Friday, March 25, with impressive Fast-Track Qualifier victories at Lingfield Park on Saturday, November 14. Godolphin won the £200,000 Coral Easter Classic on Good Friday last season with Tryster and Sheikh Mohammed’s racing operation could be represented in the 2016 renewal with progressive Street Cry three-year-old Let’s Go, who captured the £45,000 Listed Coral.co.uk Churchill Stakes (3.10pm). Sent off a 5/4 favourite for the 10-furlong contest, Let’s Go (Saeed bin Suroor/James…

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