Battaash heads superb six for Saturday’s G2 Armstrong Aggregates Temple Stakes at Haydock Park

Thursday, May 23, 2019 - Last year’s winner Battaash heads a superb field of six for the £100,000 G2 Armstrong Aggregates Temple Stakes (4.00pm), staged over five furlongs and the highlight of a terrific seven-race programme at Haydock Park on Bank Holiday Saturday, May 25. Owned by Hamdan Al Maktoum, five-year-old Battaash enjoyed a fantastic 2017 when his four victories were headlined by a stunning four-length success in the G1 Prix de l’Abbaye at Chantilly, France. The Charlie Hills-trained son of Dark Angel ended 2017 as the highest-rated…

Kachy and Calyx targeting major G2 sprint prizes at Haydock Park on Saturday

  Monday, May 20, 2019 - A magnificent seven-race programme at Haydock Park this Saturday, May 25, is headed by the £100,000 G2 Armstrong Aggregates Temple Stakes (4.00pm, eight confirmations) over the minimum distance of five furlongs. Racegoers are also set for a treat with the hugely-exciting Calyx (John Gosden) set to put his unbeaten record on the line in the £90,000 Armstrong Aggregates Sandy Lane Stakes (3.25pm, seven entries) over six furlongs. All races on Saturday’s programme are sponsored by Armstrong Aggregates and sister company Amix, which…

Record-seeking Evan Williams represented as maximum field goes for tomorrow’s £100,000 Pertemps Network Swinton Handicap Hurdle at Haydock Park

  Friday, May 10, 2019 - A maximum field of 17 goes for glory in the £100,000 G3 Pertemps Network Swinton Handicap Hurdle (3.10pm) at Haydock Park tomorrow. The famous two-mile contest is the richest on an outstanding eight-race mix of Jump and Flat racing at Haydock Park that offers £270,500 in prize money. Warwickshire-based Olly Murphy, who commenced training half-way through 2017 and has made a tremendous start to his career, runs Fiesole (David England, 11st), who was very impressive when winning the Sussex Champion Handicap Hurdle…

Williams goes for more Haydock Park success with Red Infantry in Saturday’s William Hill Grand National Trial

  Thursday, February 14, 2019 - Haydock Park stages a tremendous eight-race card on this Saturday, February 16, with the £100,000 G3 William Hill Grand National Trial (3.35pm, 16 runners) taking centre stage.   The William Hill Grand National Trial, a handicap chase over an extended three and a half miles, attracts some of the leading staying chasers and is an ideal prep race for the £1-million Randox Health Grand National at Aintree. The 16 declared runners for Saturday, the highest number of runners for the…

One For Arthur among 12 runners for Saturday’s Peter Marsh Handicap Chase at Haydock Park

 The 2017 Randox Health Grand National hero One For Arthur takes on 11 rivals in the £75,000 G2 Peter Marsh Handicap Chase (3.15pm), one of the highlights at Haydock Park this Saturday, January 19. The extended three-mile, one-furlong contest has gone the way of top-class chasers Our Vic (2010) and Bristol De Mai (2017) in recent years, with the latter subsequently gaining back-to-back renewals of the G1 Betfair Chase at Haydock Park. Injury has restricted One For Arthur (Lucinda Russell/Derek Fox, 11st 4lb), owned by the Two…

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