Nicky Richards has two bullets to fire at Sky Bet Chase at Doncaster on Saturday

Trainer Nicky Richards is hoping to run both Ballyboker Breeze and Looking Well in the £80,000 Listed Sky Bet Chase (3.40pm, 22 confirmations) at Doncaster on Saturday, January 28.   Sky Bet is offering non-runner, no bet on the Sky Bet Chase, with five places for each-way punters. The prestigious three-mile handicap chase is the richest Jump race of the year at Doncaster and the feature of an exciting seven-race card.   Sky Bet also supports the £50,000 Sky Bet First Race Special Handicap Chase…

Newbury Racecourse announces Ladbrokes as sponsor of its flagship winter Jump meeting

Feature race to be worth £250,000 in 2017   Newbury Racecourse announced today that it has agreed a valuable long-term sponsorship partnership with leading bookmaker Ladbrokes, covering 13 races on both days of its biggest Jump meeting. The highlight of the two days will be the race formerly known as the Hennessy Gold Cup, a handicap chase over three and a quarter miles, with a rich history going back 60 years. The value of that race will be increased by 25% to £250,000 for its…

Seven go in Sky Bet Supreme Trial at Haydock Park tomorrow

Harry Fry hopes Neon Wolf (Noel Fehily) can maintain his unbeaten record in the £30,000 Grade Two Sky Bet Supreme Trial Rossington Main Novices’ Hurdle (2.05pm, seven runners) at Haydock Park tomorrow, Saturday, January 21. The two-mile contest has been won by subsequent G1 scorers Peddlers Cross (2010) and Cinders And Ashes (2012) in recent seasons, with the latter going on to win the G1 Sky Bet Supreme Novices’ Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival in March. Neon Wolf, a 3/1 chance with Sky Bet, is dropping back…

US star Rawnaq on course for Sun Bets Stayers’ Hurdle

  Please click here for the media guide in full as a PDF document   Thursday, January 19, 2017 - US challenger Rawnaq features among 47 entries, the third-highest level in the last 11 runnings, for the £300,000 Grade One Sun Bets Stayers’ Hurdle at Cheltenham on the third day of The Festival, St Patrick’s Thursday, March 16. The Cyril Murphy-trained Rawnaq is going for a US$500,000 bonus after defeating European raiders Shaneshill and Nichols Canyon (both Willie Mullins IRE) in the three-mile Grade One Calvin Houghland Iroquois Hurdle, part of the…

Faugheen and Annie Power star among 28 entries for Stan James Champion Hurdle

  Please click here for the media guide in full as a PDF document   Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - The two latest winners of the Stan James Champion Hurdle, Faugheen (2015) and Annie Power (2016), headline 28 entries, the highest level since 2013, for the 2017 renewal of the £400,000 Grade One hurdling showpiece at Cheltenham on the first day of The Festival, Champion Day, Tuesday, March 14. Faugheen led home a one-two-three for Ireland’s champion Jump trainer Willie Mullins in 2015, but was unable to defend his crown…

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