Five to follow at the 2016 Cheltenham Open Meeting

TRAINERS finally got their wish last night when 16mm of rain fell at Cheltenham. With the Open Meeting days away, the ground is good, good to soft in places and forecasters are predicting another band of rain from late on Friday into Saturday. Great news for those of us wanting to see some serious equine …[Read More]

Cheltenham Open Meeting

THERE will be a mini invasion in Gloucestershire this weekend. Nothing of the scale that we will see in March but the burgeoning popularity of Cheltenham’s Open Meeting means that Irish racegoers will form a healthy chunk of this weekend’s spectators over three wonderful days. The centrepiece is tomorrow’s Paddy Power Gold Cup, which has …[Read More]

Buywise the wise choice in Paddy Power Gold Cup

NOT many were leaving Cheltenham. The last race of a pulsating opening day at the 2014 Festival had just finished. Present View had passed the post half a length ahead of Attaglance but the stewards were deliberating whether the interference suffered by the runner-up at the hands of the errant winner was enough to warrant …[Read More]