Seddon the 2/1 favourite as Sky Bet’s “Road To Cheltenham” gets underway on Sunday

Seddon faces five rivals as he bids to double his tally over hurdles in the £32,000 G2 Sky Bet Supreme Trial Novices’ Hurdle (3.30pm) at Cheltenham this Sunday, November 18, day three of The November Meeting. The extended two-mile contest is the first of seven races in Sky Bet’s “Road To Cheltenham”, which culminates with the G1 Sky Bet Supreme Novices’ Hurdle, the opening race of The Festival at Cheltenham on Tuesday, March 12, 2019. Seddon (Tom George/Adrian Heskin) is the 2/1 favourite with Sky…

Murphy has Itchy Feet as Sky Bet’s “Road To Cheltenham” gets underway on Sunday

Sky Bet’s “Road To Cheltenham” gets underway on Sunday, November 18, day three of The November Meeting at Cheltenham. The £32,000 G2 Sky Bet Supreme Trial Novices’ Hurdle, staged over an extended two miles at 3.30pm, is the first of seven races in the “Road To Cheltenham”, which culminates with the G1 Sky Bet Supreme Novices’ Hurdle, the opening race of The Festival at Cheltenham on Tuesday, March 12, 2019. Sky Bet’s sponsorship deal with Cheltenham Racecourse commenced in the 2013/14 campaign and was recently…

Stratum among full field of 20 for £500,000 Sky Bet Ebor, the richest Flat handicap ever run in Europe

  Favourite Stratum heads a maximum field of 20 going for glory in the Sky Bet Ebor, the famous heritage handicap staged over a mile and six furlongs at York this Saturday, August 25, the fourth and final day of the Welcome To Yorkshire Ebor Festival.   The Sky Bet Ebor, with a total prize fund of £500,000 rising to £1-million in 2019, is the richest Flat handicap ever run Europe.   Stratum (Willie Mullins/Robert Winston, 9st 2lb), the 7/2 market leader with sponsor Sky Bet, has…

Stratum clear favourite as 71 remain in Sky Bet Ebor

Sky Bet’s 7/2 favourite Stratum heads 71 five-day confirmations for the £500,000 Sky Bet Ebor, the famous heritage handicap staged over a mile and six furlongs at York this Saturday, August 25, the fourth and final day of the Welcome To Yorkshire Ebor Festival. Stratum (9st 2lb), one of 11 contenders for Ireland’s champion Jump trainer Willie Mullins, rocketed to the head of the betting after his three-length victory in the JLT Cup at Newbury on July 21. Mullins, who enjoyed one of his first big victories…

The Queen’s Fabricate among eight runners in Sky Bet York Stakes

The Queen’s Fabricate among eight runners in Sky Bet York Stakes Sky Bet’s 2/1 favourite Elarqam headlines eight declared runners for the £120,000 G2 Sky Bet York Stakes (3.15pm) at York this Saturday, July 28. The 10-furlong contest has been won by some top-class performers since its inception in 2006, including G1 victors Twice Over (2011) and Mukhadram (2013). Elarqam (Mark Johnston/Jim Crowley) is the sole three-year-old representative and drops in class after starting the campaign on the Classic trail. Hamdan Al Maktoum’s Frankel colt finished fourth…

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