Champion Hurdle: The New One has the speed

SOMEBODY asked me who I was going to back for the Champion Hurdle the other day. I replied in the style of Ruby Walsh: “I’m going to wait until the last possible moment and consider all the options. Why the rush?” Ruby must be getting bored of being quizzed about who he is going to …[Read More]

More Of That the joker in Cheltenham Festival pack

THERE were Cheltenham Festival clues aplenty at the weekend’s International meeting at Prestbury Park. The New One grabbed most of the headlines and confirmed his status as favourite for the Champion Hurdle with a fluent success in the International Hurdle. I suspect the winning margin would have been bigger if he hadn’t rapped the …[Read More]

The New One to boost Champion Hurdle claims

GUEST POST BY JACK MILNER Cheltenham returns with two days of terrific action as The New One (3.00) puts his Champion Hurdle credentials on the line in Saturday’s International Hurdle. Nigel Twiston-Davies’ Neptune winner was impressive on his return, spanking last year’s Champion Hurdle runner-up Rock On Ruby by ten lengths at Kempton and looking …[Read More]