Sizing Tennessee leads home Tizzard 1-2 in £250,000 G3 Ladbrokes Trophy

Day two of the Ladbrokes Winter Carnival at Newbury Racecourse took place on Saturday, December 1, with the feature £250,000 G3 Ladbrokes Trophy taking centre-stage. The Ladbrokes Trophy saw Sizing Tennessee gain an impressive victory over Elegant Escape as trainer Colin Tizzard recorded a memorable first and second in Britain’s second-richest handicap chase. Ladbrokes Trophy Day pulled in a crowd of just over 16,000 which was marginally down on 2017, while the two day Ladbrokes Winter Carnival saw over 23,000 racegoers in attendance. Julian Thick,…

Unowhatimeanharry regains his Long Distance crown on day one of the 2018 Ladbrokes Winter Carnival at Newbury

The Ladbrokes Winter Carnival got underway today, Friday, November 30, with a fascinating seven-race card which delivered tremendous racing on a glorious day at Newbury Racecourse. Below is a race-by-race account of the day, which saw Unowhatimeanharry regain the feature £50,000 G2 Ladbrokes Long Distance Hurdle (3.00pm), a race he previously won in 2016 and finished second in 2017. The going was Soft, Good to Soft in places on the Hurdle Course and Good to Soft, Soft in places on the Chase Course. The Ladbrokes Winter Carnival…

The Festive Season arrives at Newbury Racecourse this weekend with the Ladbrokes Winter Carnival

  As the festive season fast approaches, Newbury Racecourse is under starter’s orders for the most prestigious event of their year, the Ladbrokes Winter Carnival which gets underway tomorrow, Friday, November 30 and continues on Saturday, December 1. The feature race of the meeting is the £250,000 Ladbrokes Trophy, staged at 3.00pm on Saturday, which in its previous guise was known as the Hennessy Gold Cup. The historic handicap chase is the central attraction of the two-day meeting and racegoers can look forward to a…

Elegant Escape and Thomas Patrick clash again as 13 run in the £250,000 Ladbrokes Trophy, Saturday’s highlight of the Ladbrokes Winter Carnival at Newbury

Elegant Escape and Thomas Patrick are among 13 runners going for glory in the £250,000 Ladbrokes Trophy (3.00pm) at Newbury this Saturday, December 1, day two of the Ladbrokes Winter Carnival. They have already met this season in the Listed Future Stars Intermediate Chase at Sandown Park on November 11, with Elegant Escape (Colin Tizzard/Harry Cobden, 11st 10lb including a 4lb penalty) prevailing by half a length from Thomas Patrick (Tom Lacey/Richard Johnson, 11st 3lb). The duo share 4/1 favouritism with Ladbrokes. Top-weight and G1 winner Black Corton (Paul Nicholls/Bryony…

Sire De Grugy and Carruthers among RoR stars parading at

Newbury on Saturday in honour of Sir Peter O’Sullevan   Retrained racehorses on show at Newbury on Saturday, December 1, day two of the Ladbrokes Winter Carnival There will be a parade of five retrained racehorses prior to the running of Saturday’s Sir Peter O’Sullevan Memorial Handicap Chase (1.20pm) at Newbury. The line-up features four Grade 1 winners, including Sire De Grugy, plus a winner of the Hennessy Gold Cup, now the Ladbrokes Trophy, in Carruthers. The parade will commence at around 1.00pm during racing at Newbury this Saturday,…

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