Lamar out to continue fine form in Ladbrokes Conditions Stakes at Lingfield Park on Saturday

Two previous winners of the £150,000 Ladbrokes Mile on All-Weather Championships Finals Day feature among a strong field for the £19,000 Ladbrokes Conditions Stakes (2.30pm) at Lingfield Park on Saturday, January 9. Four of the five runners in the mile Polytrack contest have a BHA rating of 100 or more, including seven-year-old Captain Cat (Roger Charlton/Jamie Spencer), who holds the current course record of 1m 34.51s following an impressive win in the first running of the Good Friday feature in 2014. Grey Mirage (Marco Botti/Martin…

Prize money breaks £4-million barrier at The Festival in 2016

Prize money at The Festival will exceed £4 million for the first time, it was announced today. There is £4,115,000 on offer over the four days of The Festival, which is staged at Cheltenham, the Home of Jump Racing, from Tuesday, March 15 to Friday, March 18. In addition to the already-announced increase for the feature Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup, worth a record £575,000 in 2016, there are increases in prize money for the National Hunt Chase (to £100,000), the JLT Novices’ Chase (to £130,000)…

Lancelot Du Lac breaks course record at Chelmsford City with impressive Fast-Track Qualifier win

Lancelot Du Lac looks set for a second appearance on All-Weather Championships Finals Day following a decisive success in the £30,000 Scoop6Soccer Results At totepoolliveinfo.com Conditions Stakes (2.15pm) at Chelmsford City on Saturday, January 2. Victory in the five-furlong Fast-Track Qualifier ensures that the Dean Ivory-trained six-year-old receives an automatic place in the £150,000 Unibet All-Weather Sprint Championships over six furlongs at Lingfield Park on March 25 – a race in which he finished eighth in 2014. Sent off the Evens favourite, Lancelot Du Lac…

Best Mate Enclosure a sell out on Gold Cup Day

The Best Mate Enclosure is now sold out on Gold Cup Day at The Festival, Friday, March 18. Situated on the far side of the racecourse, it is one of three enclosures at Cheltenham Racecourse. Tickets for Gold Cup Day can still be purchased for the other two enclosures, Tattersalls and Club. Demand for the Best Mate Enclosure has been particularly strong this year, with tickets selling out 10 days earlier than in 2015. Ticket sales for the first three days of The Festival are…

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