Morrison hoping Sister can do it on day one of The Showcase at Cheltenham tomorrow

Cheltenham’s season gets underway tomorrow, Friday, October 26, which is day one of The Showcase. The first day of The Showcase features two £25,000 contests, the first of which is the squareintheair.com Novices’ Chase (2.35pm, seven runners) over two miles. The field includes performers who are already on the scoresheet this season, headed by Diakali(Gary Moore/Joshua Moore), a dual G1 winner over hurdles who has made the perfect start to his career over fences with two wins from two starts at Fontwell and Newton Abbot in…

O’Brien targeting success at The Showcase on Friday & Saturday

Local trainer Fergal O’Brien, based not far from Cheltenham Racecourse near Guiting Power in Gloucestershire, is readying a talented squad for The Showcase meeting, which opens the new season at the Home of Jump Racing on Friday, October 26 and Saturday, October 27. A mix of veteran chasers, novice hurdlers and bumper performers are set to grace the meeting for O’Brien, with the yard set to doubly represented in the opening race of The Showcase, Friday’s £20,000 Ballymore Novices’ Hurdle (2.00pm) over two miles and…

Tizzard mulling options for The Showcase this weekend

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - Trainer Colin Tizzard landed the Magners Cheltenham Gold Cup with Native River at The Festival™ presented by Magners in March and should saddle a number of runners at the opening meeting of Cheltenham’s new season, The Showcase, on Friday, October 26 and Saturday, October 27. The Milborne Port handler’s team could be headed by Lostintranslation, who finished seventh in the G1 Sky Bet Supreme Novices’ Hurdle at The Festival™ presented by Magners in March, before chasing home Black Op in the G1…

Nicholls aiming to continue great start to season on day two of The Showcase at Cheltenham on Saturday

  Monday, October 22, 2018 - Cheltenham’s new season continues on Saturday, October 27, day two of The Showcase, with a fascinating seven-race card including a pair of £60,000 handicap chases. Leading Somerset-based handler Paul Nicholls has enjoyed a good start to the 2018/19 Jump season, which included a quickfire double at Kempton Park yesterday. The 10-time champion Jump trainer has entries for day two of The Showcase, Cheltenham’s opening meeting, spearheaded by Modus, who could line up alongside stablemate Tommy Silver in the £60,000 Randox Health Handicap Chase…

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…

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