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Champion Bumper 2017

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Champion Bumper 2017

Like every other year before it the Champion Bumper 2017 presents an intricate puzzle to solve, and it feels like this year there is no real standout star amongst the bumper ranks. Only three 4-year-olds have won this race in its history, two of those turned out to be out of the top drawer in…

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Champion Chase 2017

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Champion Chase 2017

The Queen Mother Champion Chase has a rich history of throwing up outstanding winners, none more so than last year’s winner Sprinter Sacre who raised the roof when he put age and health frailties aside to roll back the years and deliver a vicious knockout punch to the new pretender Un De Sceaux and win…

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Cheltenham ’15 – National Hunt Chase

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The quality of the National Hunt Chase has gradually increased in recent years and for a race that once held such lofty prestige it was seen as second only to the Aintree Grand National in its pomp, is excellent to see trainers sending good quality staying stock to this event. Won last year by Midnight…

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Top 5 Novice Performances of 2013/14

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Taquin De Seuil wins the 2014 JLT Novices' Chase.

This time Jamie Taylor focuses on the Top 5 Novice Performances of the 2013/14 National Hunt season, having already covered both the handicaps from last year, and also the races in open grade. Balder Succes Maghull Novices’ Chase – Aintree – 05/04/14 Progressed nicely over fences last season after being a very fair hurdler earlier…

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