Henderson considering The Showcase at Cheltenham for dual G1 winner We Have A Dream’s return

  Thursday, October 18, 2018 – Britain’s champion Jump trainer Nicky Henderson has a wealth of talent at his Seven Barrows yard north of Lambourn, with his team boasting superstars including Altior, Might Bite, Buveur D’Air and Terrefort.   Henderson has once again readied a powerful battalion of horses for the current season as he goes for a sixth champion Jump trainer title.   One of his rising stars is classy four-year-old We Have A Dream, who is unbeaten in five starts in the UK…

Leading yards represented as 19 entered for opening Fast-Track Qualifier at Newcastle next week

The All-Weather Championships return at Newcastle on Tuesday, October 23, with a seven-race programme headlined by the six-furlong £25,000 Ladbrokes Home Of The Odds Boost Conditions Race (3.40pm) which has attracted 19 entries. The six-furlong Tapeta contest for two-year-olds is the first of 24 Fast-Track Qualifiers during the 2018/19 All-Weather Championships, with the winner gaining a free and guaranteed start in the £150,000 Ladbrokes Three-Year-Old All-Weather Championships over the same distance at Lingfield Park on Good Friday next year, April 19. Swissterious sets the standard with…

Hobbs sweet on Gumball ahead of The Showcase

Trainer Philip Hobbs has enjoyed a good start to the 2018/19 Jump season, with 21 winners on the board so far, and is looking forward to the first Cheltenham meeting, The Showcase, on October 26 and 27. Hobbs is hoping that classy four-year-old Gumball will line up in the £40,000 Masterson Holdings Hurdle (2.35pm), which takes place over two miles on day two of The Showcase at Cheltenham, Saturday, October 27. The son of No Risk At All enjoyed a fine 2017/18 campaign, which included…

Too Darn Hot scorches into pole position for Cartier Two-Year-Old Colt

Too Darn Hot emerged as potentially the best of a very strong crop of European juvenile colts with a decisive victory in the G1 Darley Dewhurst Stakes at the weekend and the unbeaten son of Dubawi is now the leading contender for the Cartier-Two-Year-Old Colt Award at this year’s Cartier Racing Awards. Homebred by Lord and Lady Lloyd Webber’s Watership Down Stud, the Frankie Dettori-ridden Too Darn Hot (56 points) quickened strongly to go clear in the seven-furlong highlight of Dubai Future Champions Festival at Newmarket…

Thrilling All-Weather Championships return at Newcastle a week today

The exciting sixth season of the continuing success story, the All-Weather Championships, starts at Newcastle Racecourse on Tuesday, October 23 and culminates with the tremendous £1-million All-Weather Championships Finals Day at Lingfield Park on Good Friday, April 19, 2019. Headlining the seven-race programme at Newcastle on October 23 is the £25,000 Ladbrokes Home Of The Odds Boost Conditions Race over six furlongs on Tapeta, the first of 24 Fast-Track Qualifiers during the 2018/19 All-Weather Championships. There are four Fast-Track Qualifiers for each of the six…

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