Our Father the Hennessy value

by JACK MILNER The Hennessy Gold Cup has a rich history of favouring second season chasers, the likes of Denman (2007), Diamond Harry (2009) and last year’s winner Bobs Worth all succeeding in recent years. Alan King’s Invictus was the ante-post favourite but has drifted like a barge in the past week or so. Should …[Read More]

Hennessy Gold Cup: Invincible Invictus

ON November 17, 2011, at the now defunct Hereford racecourse, I witnessed something wonderful in what was a fairly workaday novices’ handicap chase. It was the chasing debut of a young horse who, despite showing promise and winning once at Ascot, hadn’t pulled up any trees over hurdles, but who had always looked like fences …[Read More]