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…

Angels Breath favourite as 14 entered for Saturday’s Sky Bet Supreme Trial Rossington Main Novices’ Hurdle

Hugely exciting novice hurdler Angels Breath headlines 14 five-day entries for the £30,000 G2 Sky Bet Supreme Trial Rossington Main Novices’ Hurdle (2.05pm) at Haydock Park this Saturday, January 19.   The two-mile contest is the fourth of seven races in Sky Bet’s “Road To Cheltenham” which culminates with the G1 Sky Bet Supreme Novices’ Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival in March. Cinders And Ashes captured both races in 2012.   Having won his sole point-to-point impressively last spring, Angels Breath (Nicky Henderson, 8/11 fav…

Might Bite and Native River head stellar quintet for £200,000 Betfair Chase at Haydock Park on Saturday, November 24

  Thursday, November 22, 2018 - Old rivals Might Bite and Native River feature among an outstanding field of five for the £200,000 G1 Betfair Chase at Haydock Park this Saturday, November 24, Betfair Chase Day. The extended three mile and one furlong contest is the first leg of The Jockey Club Chase Triple Crown, which offers a £1-million bonus for any horse who can follow up victory in the Betfair Chase by taking the G1 32Red King George VI Chase at Kempton on Boxing Day, December 26 and the…

Tizzard aces Native River and Thistlecrack all set for Saturday’s Betfair Chase

Tizzard aces Native River and Thistlecrack all set for Saturday’s Betfair Chase Monday, November 19, 2018 - Last season’s Magners Cheltenham Gold Cup champion Native River and Thistlecrack, a brilliant winner of the 2016 32Red King George VI Chase, will both line up for trainer Colin Tizzard in the £200,000 G1 Betfair Chase at Haydock Park this Saturday, November 24. Thistlecrack (left) and Native River go nose to nose today The duo, who were paraded today at a visit to the Tizzard stables on the Somerset-Dorset border organised by Haydock…

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