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Stayers Hurdle 2017

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Stayers Hurdle 2017

The staying hurdle championship is reverting back to the Stayers Hurdle this year after being renamed to the World Hurdle when Ladbrokes took over sponsorship of the race in 2005. 2016 winner Thistlecrack won’t be back to defend his crown after injury has side-lined him for the remainder of the season, but he was chasing…

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Cheltenham 2016 – World Hurdle

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Cheltenham 2016 - World Hurdle

The World Hurdle division has received somewhat of a revival this season with the exploits of Thistlecrack through the winter, however Jamie Taylor believes there are one or two in this field than can down the challenge of the chief contender to the throne. 10 of the last 11 winners of the race have finished…

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BetBright Preview Evening Review

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BetBright Preview Evening

Jamie Taylor ventured down to London to attend the BetBright Preview Evening held on 3rd March 2016. Plenty was said in a place that was packed to the rafters, with not enough staff behind the bar and quite a rowdy bunch of people – which meant RR and MC had to continually shush people to…

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Festival Trials Day 2015

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Un Temps Pour Tout gunning for Cleeve success...

We are back at Cheltenham tomorrow for Festival Trials Day, and it looks a card full of both quality and substance as several high-profile types bid to enhance their claims ahead of The Festival in March. The opening contest is a trial for the JCB Triumph Hurdle (12:40) and on all known form it should…

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Racing Review: Clouds Lands Hennessy

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Many Clouds improves to land Hennessy.

The eighth edition of Racing Review, and this week Jamie Taylor takes a look back at the Hennessy Gold Cup meeting from Newbury, the Drinmore Novices’ Chase over in Ireland and other bits and pieces throughout the week of interest. MANY CLOUDS TAKES OUT HENNESSY PRIZE In my preview piece earlier last week I’d basically…

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