WIN tickets to the Fighting Fifth Hurdle at Newcastle

THIS COMPETITION HAS NOW CLOSED. WINNERS WILL BE NOTIFIED SHORTLY NIGHT Nurse, Sea Pigeon, Ekbalco, Kribensis, Dato Star, Floyd. The roll-call of stars who have won the Fighting Fifth Hurdle is pretty impressive. It is a key trial for the Champion Hurdle and one of the biggest racedays in the north. So we’ve …[Read More]

Nicky Henderson: This season has not been a disaster

NICKY Henderson today showed off his main Cheltenham Festival hopes and said he could have up to 35 runners over the four days. And he said: “My situation is not as gloomy as some people have made out – we are only one winner behind last year at this stage. Sadly, we will be missing …[Read More]

Cheltenham Festival betting: movers and shakers

The Cheltenham Festival kicks off 10 weeks tomorrow and the excellent Christmas racing has had a shuddering effect on the ante-post markets. But the brilliant performances of Silviniaco Conti, My Tent Or Yours, Bobs Worth and Hurricane Fly were all overshadowed by the plight of the great Sprinter Sacre. The irregular heartbeat that caused him …[Read More]

Cheltenham Festival hat-trick for Henderson?

Jack Milner of BetVictor previews day one of the Cheltenham Festival. THE only thing bigger than the anticipation of the first day of the festival is the roar of the crowd before the Supreme Novices Hurdle. A year’s worth of ante-post scribbling, analysis and portfolio-building is now meaningless, and it boils down to horse and …[Read More]