What About Carlo on course for Sky Bet Supreme Trial Novices’ Hurdle on Sunday at Cheltenham

Classy Flat performer What About Carlo is set to make his hurdling debut in the £30,000 Grade Two Sky Bet Supreme Trial Novices’ Hurdle (12.45pm, 13 entries) at Cheltenham on Sunday, November 13.   The two-mile contest is the opening race of Sky Bet’s “Road to Cheltenham” which culminates with the £120,000 G1 Sky Bet Supreme Novices’ Hurdle, the opening race of the Cheltenham Festival, on Tuesday, March 14, 2017.   Altior won both races last season during an unbeaten campaign for trainer Nicky Henderson…

Fahey mulling options at The Open for Peregrine Run

 Irish trainer Peter Fahey is considering two options at The Open for his exciting novice hurdler Peregrine Run. The progressive six-year-old son of King’s Theatre has won on his last three starts, culminating with a victory in a Listed contest over two miles and five furlongs at Limerick on October 9.   At The Open, Peregrine Run holds entries in both the G2 £30,000 Neptune Investment Management Hyde Novices’ Hurdle over two miles and five furlongs (12.55pm, Countryside Day, Friday, November 11) and the two-mile…

Group One performers clash in 32Red.com Conditions Stakes at Kempton Park tomorrow

  Group One runner-up Donjuan Triumphant headlines a top-quality field for the seven-furlong £19,000 32Red.com Conditions Stakes on Polytrack at Kempton Park tomorrow, Wednesday, November 9.   The Richard Fahey-trained three-year-old, who took a G2 in France by five and a half lengths last year, found only Signs Of Blessing a length and a quarter too strong in the G1 Prix Maurice de Gheest over six and a half furlongs at Deauville in August.   He subsequently finished down the field in two of Europe’s…

Newbury offers money back to Grandstand customers if the favourite wins the Hennessy Gold Cup

Newbury Racecourse announced today the launch of a limited money back offer, giving customers who book Grandstand Enclosure tickets for Hennessy Gold Cup Day on Saturday, November 26, the chance to have the cost of their ticket refunded should the SP favourite win the Hennessy Gold Cup on Saturday, November 26. The offer applies to the first 500 Grandstand Enclosure tickets bought using the HGC Favourite Money Back Offer.   Outlining the thinking behind this initiative, Newbury’s Head of Communications, Andy Clifton, said: “The likes of…

Grendisar returns as All-Weather Championships step up a gear with two Fast-Track Qualifiers at Lingfield Park on Saturday

The 2016/17 All-Weather Championship step up a gear on Saturday, November 12, with two Fast-Track Qualifiers at Lingfield Park. Last year’s Easter Classic hero Grendisar (Marco Botti) heads 21 entries for £45,000 Betway Churchill Stakes (2.35pm) over 10 furlongs, which is a Fast-Track Qualifier for the £200,000 Betway Easter Classic on All-Weather Championships Finals Day, Good Friday, April 14, 2017. Grendisar has been kept fresh for another All-Weather campaign, having not run since his Good Friday success last season, when he defeated Fire Fighting by a length…

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