Haggas pair in good shape ahead of Listed prizes at Lingfield Park on Thursday

Newmarket trainer William Haggas is represented in both Listed contests at Lingfield Park on Thursday, November 2, starting with last year’s winner Muffri’Ha in the £40,000 32Red EBF Stallions Fleur De Lys Fillies’ Stakes (1.20pm, 12 runners). The mile contest on Polytrack is a Fast-Track Qualifier for the £150,000 32Red Fillies & Mares Championships over seven furlongs at Lingfield Park on All-Weather Championships Finals Day, Good Friday, March 30, 2018. Muffri’Ha (James Doyle) was dominant under a 5lb penalty 12 months ago, defeating Aljuljalah by a length…

BetVictor Gold Cup & Unibet Greatwood Hurdle close tomorrow as Snowden confirms Double Treasure on target

  Entries for The November Meeting highlights revealed later this week   Monday, October 30, 2017 - Two of Cheltenham Racecourse’s most coveted and famous handicaps – the £160,000 BetVictor Gold Cup and the £100,000 Unibet Greatwood Handicap Hurdle – close for entries at noon tomorrow, Tuesday, October 31. The historic contests headline three days of quality action during The November Meeting, which starts on Friday, November 17, Countryside Day, and concludes on Sunday, November 19, The November Meeting Sunday. Run over an extended two and…

Coneygree & Cue Card among 13 chasing bet365 Charlie Hall Chase glory

Cue Card (Colin Tizzard, 9/4 Fav with bet365) and Coneygree (Mark Bradstock, 5/2) feature among 13 entries for the best race of Wetherby’s season, the £100,000 G2 bet365 Charlie Hall Chase (3.15pm) which takes place over three miles on Saturday, November 4, day two of the bet365 Meeting. The 11-year-old Cue Card, who has won nine G1 races during his illustrious career, is set to start in his third bet365 Charlie Hall Chase. The popular Jean Bishop-owned chaser took the honours in impressive fashion two years ago prior…

G3 honours for Best Solution and Nebo as Flat season concludes at Newbury

The 10th running of Worthington’s Armed Forces Raceday brought the curtain down on the 2017 Flat season at Newbury Racecourse. To mark the 10th anniversary of the raceday, all runners carrying the Number 10 wore specially designed number cloths for the eight-race card to mark the occasion. Newbury Racecourse welcomed current serving members of the Armed Forces and members of the Royal British Legion and also hosted the launch of the 2017 Poppy Appeal for Berkshire and Vale of White Horse with a crowd of…

Team Twiston-Davies star on day two of The Showcase

Local trainer Nigel Twiston-Davies and his jockey son Sam enjoyed a big-race double as they combined with Cogry and Foxtail Hill to win both the feature £50,000 handicap chases on day two of The Showcase at Cheltenham on Saturday, October 28. A record crowd of 18,320 for the Saturday of The Showcase was on hand to watch the thrilling eight-race card, run on ground described as good, good to soft in places.   2.00pm £50,000 Randoxhealth.com Handicap Chase, 3m 1f   Cogry (13/2, Nigel Twiston-Davies, Sam Twiston-Davies) got no…

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