Donjuan Triumphant faces nine rivals in £45,000 race at Chelmsford City on Thursday

Chelmsford City stages a valuable seven-race card on Thursday, December 22, when the highlight is the £45,000 Weatherbys Stallion Book Conditions Stakes (2.20pm, 10 runners) over seven furlongs. The runners are headed by Group Two victor Donjuan Triumphant (Richard Fahey/Tony Hamilton) from Yorkshire and course scorer Dragon Mall (David Simcock/Jamie Spencer), both three-year-olds. Donjuan Triumphant was runner-up in the G1 Prix de Maurice de Gheest on turf at Deauville in July and most recently came third in a seven-furlong conditions race on Polytrack at Lingfield Park on November 19….

Blaklion tops 23 entries for the 188Bet Rowland Meyrick Handicap Chase at Wetherby on Boxing Day

The Yorkshire Christmas Meeting is one of the highlights of Wetherby’s season and the two-day spectacular gets underway on Boxing Day, Monday, December 26 with a cracking seven-race card headlined by the Grade Three Rowland Meyrick Handicap Chase (1.50pm). Run over three miles, the £40,000 188Bet Rowland Meyrick Handicap Chase boasts a tremendous roll of honour, with future Cheltenham Gold Cup winners Forgive ‘n Forget and The Thinker the standout winners, and has attracted 23 entries this year, up from 21 in 2015 and 16…

Sun Bets sponsors Stayers’ Hurdle at The Festival

Sun Bets is unveiled today as the new sponsor of the Grade One Stayers’ Hurdle at Cheltenham on the third day of The Festival, St Patrick’s Thursday, March 16, 2017. The deal between Cheltenham Racecourse and Sun Bets has been signed for an initial period of three years. Sun Bets is the fastest growing online betting website in the UK and has an expanding horseracing sponsorship portfolio which also includes the All-Weather Championships. First run with its current race conditions in 1972, the Sun Bets…

Royal Ascot winner Oriental Fox aiming for Fast-Track Qualifier success at Newcastle on Wednesday

Eight runners are set to line up in the £20,000 Betway Conditions Stakes (2.00pm) at Newcastle on Wednesday, December 21. The two-mile contest on Tapeta is the first Fast-Track Qualifier in the Betway-sponsored Marathon category of the All-Weather Championships. The winner of Wednesday’s race will gain an automatic free place in the £150,000 Betway Marathon Championships over the same distance on Polytrack at Lingfield Park on All-Weather Championships Finals Day, Good Friday, April 14, 2017. Royal Ascot winner Oriental Fox (Mark Johnston/Joe Fanning) is out…

Baker eyeing Marathon targets with Guard Of Honour

    The first Fast-Track Qualifier in the Marathon category of the All-Weather Championships takes place at Newcastle on Wednesday, December 21.   The winner of the £20,000 Betway Conditions Stakes (2.30pm, 13 entries), staged over two miles on Tapeta, will gain an automatic free place in the £150,000 Betway Marathon Championships over the same distance on Polytrack at Lingfield Park on All-Weather Championships Finals Day, Good Friday, April 14, 2017.   The 13 entries for Wednesday’s contest also include Star Storm (James Fanshawe),  a…

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