Wissahickon among 26 entries for Betway Winter Derby

Exciting four-year-old Wissahickon (pictured below) headlines a very strong set of entries for the £100,000 G3 Betway Winter Derby at Lingfield Park on Saturday, February 23, details of which are revealed today. As well as being one of the highlights of the All-Weather Championships, the 10-furlong Polytrack contest is the last of four Fast-Track Qualifiers for the £200,000 Betway Easter Classic over the same distance at Lingfield Park on £1-million All-Weather Championships Finals Day, Good Friday, April 19. Wissahickon, trained by John Gosden in Newmarket is the…

Nelson River and Brewin’Upastorm to test credentials on Festival Trials Day

Unbeaten hurdler Nelson River is on course for the £32,000 G2 JCB Triumph Trial Juvenile Hurdle (12.40pm, 16 entries), one of five Graded contests on Festival Trials Day at Cheltenham this Saturday, January 26. Nelson River is already a winner at Cheltenham this season, having come with a sustained run to land the JCB Triumph Hurdle Trial by a length from Fanfan Du Seuil at The International on December 15. The four-year-old has now won three of his five starts since joining trainer Tony Carroll, with a…

The Investec Derby is officially the best three-year-old race in the world

   The 2018 Investec Derby, the premier Classic and Britain’s richest race won by Masar on June 2 at Epsom Downs Racecourse, is today named as the best three-year-old race run anywhere in the world last year. The 239thrunning of the Investec Derby, the most famous global Flat race, saw a first victory for owner Godolphin in its royal blue silks with decisive victor Masar, trained by Charlie Appleby and partnered by William Buick. Masar, who has not raced since, came home a length and…

When ‘Beef’ met AP McCoy and Mick Fitzgerald

          Known affectionately as ‘Beef’ since his youth and to all his fans, English professional golfer Andrew Johnston took part in an Extraordinary game of golf on Cheltenham Racecourse against 20-time Champion jockey Sir AP McCoy and ITV presenter and Grand National-winning jockey Mick Fitzgerald. Beef was met by keen golfers AP and Mick for a game of golf on the actual Cheltenham Festival racecourse, where holes were laid and challenges were set. After being weighed out with their golf clubs…

Magners Cheltenham Gold Cup runner-up Minella Rocco among eight entries for BetBright Trial Cotswold Chase at Cheltenham on Festival Trials Day this Saturday

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - Eight entries have been received for the 2019 renewal of the £100,000 G2 BetBright Trial Cotswold Chase (2.25pm), highlight of Festival Trials Day at Cheltenham this Saturday, January 26. The three-mile, one furlong and 56 yard contest is a leading trial for the G1 MagnersCheltenham Gold Cup and seven of Saturday’s entries also are also engaged in the blue riband of chasing, which takes places on day four of The Festival™ presented by Magners, Gold Cup Day, Friday, March 15. Minella Rocco, trained by Jonjo…

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