Peter The Mayo Man heads six for Sunday’s Sky Bet Supreme Scottish Trial at Musselburgh

Peter The Mayo Man (Neil Mulholland/Noel Fehily), the 2/1 favourite with sponsor Sky Bet, bids for a fourth successive victory this season in the £23,000 Sky Bet Supreme Scottish Trial Novices’ Hurdle (2.40pm, six runners) at Musselburgh on Sunday, February 5. The seven-year-old started the campaign with two easy wins in novices’ hurdles at Worcester and Warwick in September before recording an impressive 11-length success in a two-mile handicap hurdle at Newbury on November 3, all over two miles. The £120,000 purchase holds entries in the…

Thomson hoping The Dutchman can fly home in tomorrow’s totepool Towton Novices’ Chase at Wetherby

A superb field of six goes to post for the £32,000 Grade Two totepool Towton Novices’ Chase (2.45pm), the highlight of a seven-race programme at Wetherby tomorrow, Saturday, February 4, totepool Medieval Raceday. The top-rated contender in the three-mile contest is Calett Mad (Nigel Twiston-Davies/Jamie Bargary), who has made a bright start to his career in Britain since arriving from France with two wins in handicap chases from three starts. The five-year-old raced last when scoring easily by six lengths at Taunton in a three-mile handicap chase…

Course record holders in Chelmsford City Fast-Track Qualifier on Wednesday

Volunteer Point and Golden Amber, who hold the course records for seven and six furlongs respectively at Chelmsford City, feature among 10 entries for the £20,000 Winner.co.uk Mobile Loyalty Free Bets Fillies’ Conditions Stakes (3.30pm) at the Essex course on Wednesday, February 8. The seven-furlong Polytrack contest is a Fast-Track Qualifier for All-Weather Finals Day, with the winner receiving a free and guaranteed place in the £150,000 32Red All-Weather Fillies’ And Mares’ Championships Conditions Stakes over the same distance on Polytrack at Lingfield Park on Good Friday,…

Best Mate Enclosure sold out on Gold Cup Day

The Best Mate Enclosure, in association with Sun Bets, has sold out on Gold Cup Day, Friday, March 17, the fourth and final day of The Festival.   Situated on the far side of the racecourse, the Best Mate 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.   The after-racing offering at the Final Flight Bar is a sell-out too on Gold Cup Day, Friday, March 17.   Demand for tickets on the first…

Fantastic championship novices’ hurdles in prospect at The Festival

Please click here to access the media guide in full as a PDF document Thursday, February 2, 2017 - Entries are revealed today for the four championship novices’ hurdles at The Festival – the £125,000 Sky Bet Supreme Novices’ Hurdle (2m, 1.30pm Champion Day, Tuesday, March 14), the £125,000 Neptune Investment Management Novices’ Hurdle (2m 5f, 1.30pm Ladies Day, Wednesday, March 15), the £125,000 JCB Triumph Hurdle (2m 1f, 1.30pm Gold Cup Day, Friday, March 17) and the £125,000 Albert Bartlett Novices’ Hurdle (3m, 2.50pm Gold…

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