Rocky looks to land knockout blow for Sheppard on day one of The April Meeting at Cheltenham tomorrow

The £60,000 G2 Barchester Healthcare Silver Trophy Chase (2.40pm), highlight of day one of The April Meeting at Cheltenham tomorrow, Wednesday, April 18, has attracted a record 16 runners. First run as a limited handicap in 2003, the Barchester Healthcare Silver Trophy Chase takes place over two miles and five furlongs and the previous highest number of runners was 14 in 2008. Paul Nicholls is the leading current trainer in the Barchester Healthcare Silver Trophy Chase’s history with four victories (Fadalko 2002, Poliantas 2003, Nycteos,…

Expert Eye among 15 hopefuls for Al Basti Equiworld Supporting Greatwood Greenham Stakes at Newbury on Saturday

xcellent entries have been received today for the £60,000 G3 Al Basti Equiworld Supporting Greatwood Greenham Stakes over seven furlongs at Newbury on Saturday, April 21, day two of the Dubai Duty Free Spring Trials Weekend. A leading early-season Classic trial, recent winners of the Al Basti Equiworld Supporting Greatwood Greenham Stakes include Kingman (2014), who went on claim the the Irish 2000 Guineas, St James’s Palace Stakes, QIPCO Sussex Stakes and Prix Jacques Le Marois, and the incomparable Frankel (2011), who remained unbeaten in…

All the news from Grand National Day 2018

RANDOX HEALTH GRAND NATIONAL FESTIVAL 2018 RACENEWS RACECOURSE SERVICE AINTREE, GRAND NATIONAL DAY, SATURDAY, APRIL 14   NON-RUNNERS TODAY AT 9.45am   1.45pm Gaskells Handicap Hurdle 3  DREAM BERRY (FR) (Self Certificate, Going) 21  STAMP YOUR FEET (IRE) (Going)   4.20pm Ryanair Stayers Hurdle 3   L’AMI SERGE (IRE) (Going)   5.15pm Randox Health Grand National 14  REGAL ENCORE (IRE) (Vet’s Certificate, Blood Analysis Not Normal) 24  WALK IN THE MILL (FR) (Self Certificate, Lame)   6.20pm Pinsent Masons Handicap Hurdle 2  CHESTERFIELD (IRE) (Self Certificate,…

All the news from Ladies Day 2018

RANDOX HEALTH GRAND NATIONAL FESTIVAL 2018 RACENEWS RACECOURSE SERVICE AINTREE, LADIES DAY, FRIDAY, APRIL 13           GROUND CHANGE AHEAD OF LADIES DAY   A wet Friday morning has seen the going descriptions change ahead of Ladies Day on the second day of the Randox Health Grand National Festival at Aintree.   Andrew Tulloch, Clerk of the Course at Aintree, reported at 8.30am: “We had four millimetres of rain between 4.00am and 8.00am.   “The ground is now Soft on all courses…

All the news from Grand National Thursday 2018

RANDOX HEALTH GRAND NATIONAL FESTIVAL, AINTREE RACENEWS RACECOURSE SERVICE GRAND NATIONAL THURSDAY, APRIL 12   EARLY GOING NEWS ON GRAND NATIONAL THURSDAY   The going for the first day of the 2018 Randox Health Grand National Festival, Grand National Thursday, April 12, remains:   Mildmay Course – Good to Soft, Soft in places Hurdle Course – Good to Soft, Soft Stands’ side Grand National Course – Soft   There was 1.5mm of rain overnight.   All rails are on the outer line, adding the following…

© 2018 Racenews · One Bird Design · RSS Feed · Log in