Santini and Bristol De Mai clash in Cotswold Chase

2018 Cheltenham festival

SANTINI and Bristol De Mai feature among the eight declared runners for this year’s Cotswold Chase on Festival trials Day at Cheltenham. Staged over three miles and a furlong, it is a leading trial for the Cheltenham Gold Cup with three winners going on to success in the chasing showpiece later in the same season – Little Owl (1981), …[Read More]

Can Al Boum Photo complete Cheltenham Gold Cup hat-trick?

2018 Cheltenham festival

THE stick used to beat Best Mate, the last horse to win the Cheltenham Gold Cup three times, with was that he dominated a period of otherwise below par Grade 1 staying steeplechasers. As Al Boum Photo bids to match that achievement in the current National Hunt season, can the same doubts be said of …[Read More]