Alexander hoping more to come from Lake View Lad as eight go for racingtv.com Rowland Meyrick Handicap Chase, highlight of Wetherby’s Yorkshire Christmas Meeting

The two-day Yorkshire Christmas Meeting gets underway at Wetherby on Boxing Day, Wednesday, December 26, with eight runners set to go to post in the feature G3 racingtv.com Rowland Meyrick Handicap Chase (2.10pm). The weights for the £45,000 three-mile contest are headed by Baywing (Nicky Richards/Ryan Day, 11st 12lb), who finished fifth, beaten just over two lengths, in the thrilling 2017 renewal of the racingtv.com Rowland Meyrick Handicap Chase. The nine-year-old went on to win the marathon Eider Handicap Chase at Newcastle in February. He is also…

Grand National hero One For Arthur heads 18 contenders for racingtv.com Rowland Meyrick Handicap Chase

Grand National hero One For Arthur heads 18 contenders for racingtv.com Rowland Meyrick Handicap Chase Last year’s Grand National winner One For Arthur features among 18 entries for the £45,000 G3 racingtv.com Rowland Meyrick Handicap Chase (2.10pm), highlight on day one of the Yorkshire Christmas Meeting at Wetherby on Boxing Day, Wednesday, December 26. Lucinda Russell’s stable star became only the second Scottish-trained winner of the Aintree showpiece when beating Cause Of Causes by four and a half lengths in April, 2017, but missed the whole of…

Fascinating G2 bet365 Charlie Hall Chase in prospect at Wetherby tomorrow

  Black Corton and Definitly Red are among five runners in the £100,000 G2 bet365 Charlie Hall Chase (2.40pm) at Wetherby tomorrow, Saturday, November 3, the highlight on day two of the bet365 Charlie Hall Meeting.   Second-season chaser Black Corton, the 2/1 favourite with bet365 and trained in Somerset by Paul Nicholls, teams up again with regular pilot Bryony Frost.   Their partnership was one of the stories of last season, with the pair combining to win seven races including the G1 Kauto Star…

Monbeg Theatre on course for Wetherby’s bet365 Hurdle on Saturday as Snowden eyes four-timer

Jamie Snowden is hoping his long-term plan bears fruit when Monbeg Theatre (7/1 with bet365) tackles the £40,000 G2 bet365 Hurdle (3.15pm, 16 entries) at Wetherby this Saturday, November 3, day two of the bet365 Charlie Hall Meeting. The three-mile contest is often the starting point for some of the country’s leading staying hurdlers and this year’s entries include G1 Stayers’ Hurdle third Wholestone (Nigel Twiston-Davies, 15/8 Fav) and Clyne (Evan Williams, 6/1), who filled the same position in the G1 Aintree Hurdle in April. Another leading contender is dual G2…

Thistlecrack and Bristol De Mai among 11 entries for tremendous £100,000 bet365 Charlie Hall Chase on Saturday

Last year’s winner Bristol De Mai is one of 11 entries for the £100,000 G2 bet365 Charlie Hall Chase (2.40pm), which headlines an excellent seven-race card at Wetherby this Saturday, November 3, day two of the bet365 Charlie Hall Meeting. Bristol De Mai’s hard-fought success over stablemate Blaklion 12 months ago provided his trainer Nigel Twiston-Davies with an unpreceded fifth victory in the three mile, one furlong highlight of Wetherby’s season The flamboyant grey, who races in the familiar colours of Simon Munir and Isaac Souede, then…

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