Ruby ready to Rock for Cheltenham Festival round five

by MICHAEL SUTTON There will be few more popular winners at the Cheltenham Festival than if Rock On Ruby wins the World Hurdle. The Festival at Cheltenham in 2015 is already shaping up to be an illustrious roll call of former winners. There may be no Quevega this year but Willie Mullins will still be sending Hurricane …[Read More]

Cheltenham Festival 2013: Day Three Preview

I’VE RARELY enjoyed a day’s racing as much as day two of the Cheltenham Festival. The spectacle of Sprinter Sacre’s demolition of Sizing Europe; the brilliant turn of foot of The New One and the desperate hard luck stories of Boston Bob and Tofino Bay. Allied to that was backing a 33/1 winner in the …[Read More]

Ante Post Focus: Smad about the boy

YOU could be forgiven for scratching your head at some of the horses left in the Ladbroke World Hurdle. Seasoned chasers like Grand Crus, novices such as Back In Focus and unexposed types like Whispering Gallery are among the 33 entries. It’s all because of the enforced absence of the beast that is Big Buck’s. …[Read More]