BetVictor Gold Cup hero Baron Alco heads entries for Caspian Caviar Gold Cup at Cheltenham on December 15

Baron Alco, Frodon and Guitar Pete - the first three home in last month’s BetVictor Gold Cup – are among 37 entries (up from 36 in 2017) for the G3 Caspian Caviar Gold Cup (1.55pm) on day two of The International at Cheltenham, Saturday, December 15. Prize money for the race has risen this year to £130,000 from £120,000. Baron Alco, trained by Gary Moore and ridden by his son Jamie, made all for a brave two-length verdict in the highlight of The November Meeting last month at Cheltenham…

Guitar Pete on course to defend Caspian Caviar Gold Cup crown at The International next month

Trainer Nicky Richards is looking forward to Guitar Pete returning to Cheltenham Racecourse for the £130,000 G3 Caspian Caviar Gold Cup (1.55pm) one of the feature races of day two of The International, Saturday, December 15. The eight-year-old, a dual G1 winner over hurdles, gained his biggest success over fences when beating subsequent G1 Betway Bowl third Clan Des Obeaux by two and three quarter lengths in the extended two and a half-mile handicap chase at Cheltenham last year. Guitar Pete finished runner-up on his seasonal return…

All the news from The November Meeting Sunday 2018

THE NOVEMBER MEETING 2018, CHELTENHAM RACENEWS RACECOURSE SERVICE THE NOVEMBER MEETING SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 18   GOING REMAINS GOOD, GOOD TO SOFT IN PLACES   The going for the third and final day of The November Meeting, The November Meeting Sunday, remains:   Good, Good to Soft in places   GoingStick reading 7.2 at 5.00am today (7.0 at 5.30am yesterday, 6.8 at 6.00am on Friday)   Chase bends have been dolled out six yards, adding 38 yards to each circuit.   Hurdle bends have been dolled…

All the news from The Open Saturday 2018

THE NOVEMBER MEETING 2018, CHELTENHAM RACENEWS RACECOURSE SERVICE THE NOVEMBER MEETING SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 17   GOING NEWS AT 9.30am – STILL GOOD, GOOD TO SOFT IN PLACES   The going for day two of The November Meeting, The November Saturday, remains:   Good, Good to Soft in places GoingStick reading: 7.0 today at 5.30am (6.8 at 6.00am on Friday)   All chase bends have been dolled out six yards adding 38 yards to each circuit for races over two miles and three miles and 57…

Seddon the 2/1 favourite as Sky Bet’s “Road To Cheltenham” gets underway on Sunday

Seddon faces five rivals as he bids to double his tally over hurdles in the £32,000 G2 Sky Bet Supreme Trial Novices’ Hurdle (3.30pm) at Cheltenham this Sunday, November 18, day three of The November Meeting. The extended two-mile contest is the first of seven races in Sky Bet’s “Road To Cheltenham”, which culminates with the G1 Sky Bet Supreme Novices’ Hurdle, the opening race of The Festival at Cheltenham on Tuesday, March 12, 2019. Seddon (Tom George/Adrian Heskin) is the 2/1 favourite with Sky…

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