National Contender May Target Gold Cup

One of last season’s strongly fancied Grand National horses Definitly Red will begin his 2017/18 campaign in the Charlie Hall Chase at Wetherby on November 4th. His Grand National chances were gone when the saddle slipped early on in the race…

What Does A Gold Cup Winner Look Like?

If you’re trying to decide who’s going to win this year’s most prestigious chase in the racing world – the Cheltenham Gold Cup – then maybe it’s worth looking back to see what the great race has to tell us? Looking through history…
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2016 Cheltenham Gold Cup Preview

The 2016 Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup promises to be one of the finest renewals in many years and for once, the blue riband looks to be the showcase event of the entire Cheltenham Festival with a whole host of potential claims for a new name…
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Cheltenham Gold Cup NRNB

We may still be a way off this year's Cheltenham Festival but already Betfair have gone Non Runner No Bet on the Gold Cup which means that there is plenty of value to be had for those of you willing to take an early chance. With 32 entries…
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Can Mullins Rule Cheltenham?

It's been 20 years since Irish Champion Trainer, Willie Mullins, first tasted the sweet success of a Cheltenham Festival victory and few at the time could have guessed that he would subsequently go on to become the all-time leading Irish trainer…

Value For Sam In The Gold Cup

If you think that Silviniaco Conti, though race favourite for the Cheltenham Gold Cup 2015, is a little to short on the odds for your liking then how about casting your thoughts to Sam Winner. An equally worthy Gold Cup contender, and also…
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Bobs Worth Ante-Post Favourite For 2014 Gold Cup

Generally ante-post odds are much more favourable the further in advance you decide to wager on them so it is slightly disappointing that Bobs Worth, the ante-post favourite for the 2014 Cheltenham Gold Cup is already a pretty dismal 3/1 with…
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Hill Handed Surprise Gold Cup Entry

Although he is officially rated around 35lbs behind the market principals, David Bridgewater’s recent Ascot winner, Wyck Hill, has been given a surprise entry into the Betfred Cheltenham Gold Cup on March 16 and been introduced into the tips…
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2012 Gold Cup Challengers

One of the most eagerly anticipated races in the land, the 2012 Gold Cup is nearly upon us and absolutely everybody is wondering who to back. unless you're a Kauto die hard then you may not be too quick to opt for either favourite, looking instead…
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Can Kauto Do It Again

If ever there was a horse that grabbed the publics imagination and enthusiasm for horse racing then Kauto Star has to be it. It used to be Kauto V Denman, now it's Kauto V Long Run but does the now 12-year-ld still have what it takes to brush…