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…

Wetherby set to host 28th annual Spinal Research Northern Raceday as new season gets underway on Wednesday, October 17

Wetherby set to host 28th annual Spinal Research Northern Raceday as new season gets underway on Wednesday, October 17   Wetherby welcomes in the new Jump season with its annual Spinal Research Northern Raceday on Wednesday, October 17.   Now in its 28th year, Wetherby’s Spinal Research Northern Raceday has raised over £600,000 since its inception and organisers expect to generate another £35,000 this year. The raceday will also benefit from Sue Jefferson of Possibilities Realised Ltd sponsoring the opening Sue Jefferson Realise Possibilities Juvenile…

Skelton hopeful for Captain Chaos in tomorrow’s G2 totesport.com Towton Novices’ Chase at Wetherby – flags to fly at half-mast in honour of the late Malcolm Jefferson

A high-class field is set to go to post for the £35,000 G2 totesport.com Towton Novices’ Chase (2.40pm), the highlight of a seven-race programme at Wetherby tomorrow, Saturday, February 3, Totepool Medieval Day. The top-rated performer in tomorrow’s three-mile contest, with a BHA rating of 150, isBallyoptic (Nigel Twiston-Davies/Tom Bellamy). A G1 scorer over hurdles, the eight-year-old won impressively over fences at Exeter in November and was last seen out when fourth in the G1 Kauto Star Novices’ Chase at Kempton Park on Boxing Day. Gloucestershire-based…

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