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31 Entries For The Champion Chase 2020

It looks like it's going to be another bumper year at the 2020 Cheltenham Festival. Entries for the first three races - the Queen Mother Champion Chase 2020, the Ryanair Chase and the Gold Cup are already in and there's plenty to look at. The…

If You Say Run Could be a Horse to Follow

"Photo Credit - Nigel Kirby Photography" Early in the national hunt season we often see some impressive performances that give us horses we can follow throughout the season. On Thursday at Worcester, we may have seen one of those from If…
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Topofthegame Out For The Upcoming National Hunt Season

One of the negative sides to National Hunt racing is that we spend all summer looking forward to seeing horses run who could potentially be top class only to then have the disappointment of seeing them miss the season due to injury. The first…

Nicholls Hoping To Build On Cheltenham With Grand National Win

Champion trainer Paul Nicholls enjoyed a successful Cheltenham Festival, saddling three winners on a memorable Wednesday afternoon at Prestbury Park that included a first victory in the Queen Mother Champion Chase since the heady days of Master…
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Big Bucks Going For Four

Clearly the 2012 Cheltenham Festival isn't exactly going according to plan for jockey Ruby Walsh and by now, I'm sure he would have anticipated that the Top Jockey armband would be on him and not current leader and fellow jockey, Barry Geraghty…

Nicholls 150th Cheltenham Winner

Few trainers can claim 150 winners at one of the UK's most prestigious racecourses but Paul Nicholls can. On the same day that he announced the sad news that the great Denman would be retiring, he also claimed his 150th win at Cheltenham. On…