The New One stars among entries for Saturday’s Unibet International Hurdle at Cheltenham

The New One (Nigel Twiston-Davies, 7/4 Fav with Unibet) is among seven entries for the £130,000 G2 Unibet International Hurdle (3.05pm), staged on day two of The International at Cheltenham, Saturday, December 16. The nine-year-old is chasing a record-breaking fourth victory in the two mile and one furlong contest, having previously landed the spoils in 2013, 2014 and 2016. The New One has appeared twice so far this season, landing the Welsh Champion Hurdle at Ffos Las on October 21 and coming home fourth under top-weight…

The McCoys Jockey Club Jump Awards return in 2018

Cheltenham Racecourse is delighted to announce the return of The McCoys Awards, which will be hosted at the Home of Jump Racing on Friday, September 28, 2018. The awards, held for the first time in 2017 and named after the record-breaking 20 time champion jockey Sir AP McCoy, reflect on the triumphs and highlights of the season. From the unwavering support of owners to the often unsung dedication of stable staff, ‘The McCoys’ exist to recognise the individuals without whom horseracing would not prosper as…

Richards hoping Guitar Pete can play a better tune in Saturday’s Caspian Caviar Gold Cup

There are 17 contenders going forward for the £120,000 G3 Caspian Caviar Gold  Cup (1.55pm), the prestigious two mile and five furlong handicap chase staged on day two of The International at Cheltenham Racecourse, Saturday, December 16. The first four horses home from the G3 BetVictor Gold Cup, staged over a similar distance at The November Meeting, all go forward for the Caspian Caviar Gold Cup. In last month’s contest, Splash Of Ginge (Nigel Twiston-Davies, 10st 10lb) came out on top by a neck from Starchitect (David Pipe, 11st…

Festival winners More Of That and Tiger Roll among entries for day one of The International

 Cheltenham’s final meeting of 2017 gets underway next Friday, December 15, with a seven-race card on day one of The International. The action includes the £35,000 Glenfarclas Cross Country Handicap Chase (3.05pm), which has 16 entries headed by the 2014 Stayers’ Hurdle winner More Of That (Jonjo O’Neill), who was sixth in this year’s Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup at The Festival. The three mile, six furlong contest is the final fixture in the Crystal Cup European Cross Country Challenge. French handler Patrice Quinton, who holds a commanding…

Festival winners More Of That and Tiger Roll among entries for day one of The International

Cheltenham’s final meeting of 2017 gets underway next Friday, December 15, with a seven-race card on day one of The International.   The action includes the £35,000 Glenfarclas Cross Country Handicap Chase (3.05pm), which has 16 entries headed by the 2014 Stayers’ Hurdle winner More Of That (Jonjo O’Neil), who was sixth in this year’s Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup at The Festival.   The three mile, six furlong contest is the final fixture in the 11-race Crystal Cup European Cross Country Challenge. French handler Patrice…

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