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Cheltenham ’15 – Triumph Hurdle

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Kalkir Triumph Hurdle

The Triumph Hurdle is a race run for four-year-old novices run over a total distance of two miles and one furlong. The race is run on the final day of the Cheltenham Festival and opens the card for what is known as ‘Gold Cup Day.’ 2007 victor, Katchit, was the first winner of this race…

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New Year’s Day

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Caid Du Berlais

We’re back at Cheltenham once again and this time we have the delights of the New Year’s Day fixture to focus on tomorrow afternoon. First and foremost I’d like to wish all our readers a very Happy New Year, and hopefully I can find you a winner or two on tomorrow’s card which looks fairly…

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Hennessy Gold Cup 2014

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Rocky Creek Hennessy Gold Cup

Looking ahead to the Hennessy Gold Cup at Newbury this weekend, Jamie Taylor takes a look through this year’s renewal with the aim of finding us the winner. Around this time every year I am reminded about the great feat pulled off by Denman to win the second of his Hennessy Gold Cup’s, which arguably…

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Betfair Chase 2014

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Dynaste for Betfair Chase glory....

Last year’s Betfair Chase was as good a race as you’ll see over fences at this trip, and is why the race made it onto my Top 5 Performances of the 2013/14 NH Season. This year however Silviniaco Conti lines up having already had the benefit of a warm-up in the Charlie Hall Chase at…

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Day Two @ The Open

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Day Two @ The Open Meeting

With the first day out-of-the-way, Jamie Taylor looks forward to Day Two of The Open meeting at Cheltenham racecourse, featuring the Paddy Power Gold Cup. The performance of day one was arguably the excellent Balthazar King, who in doing so equalled the record for the number of times a horse had won at Prestbury Park.…

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Know Your Race – Champion Hurdle

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Jezki holds off My Tent Or Yours to make it a JP McManus 1-2 in the 2014 Champion Hurdle.

I sometimes get asked what my golden rule of Cheltenham Festival betting is. I don’t actually believe in golden rules. If your golden rule is to follow horses that have proved themselves on the ground / at the trip, or that are in a certain part of the weights etc – you’re likely to place…

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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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The National Hunt 2014/15 Facespitter

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Simonsig

Things are now gearing into place ahead of the new National Hunt season, and the wheels are beginning to turn on this website again as we head into the winter months. Yesterday we brought you my National Hunt Horses To Follow 2014/15, and today we’re bringing you something slightly different but equally should provide some…

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Cheltenham '10: Ryanair Chase

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The RyanAir Chase, a partial replacement for the Cathcart, is the third race on the thrid day of the Festival. Initial fears the race would detract from the Queen Mother and Gold Cup fields have been dispelled, as the RyanAir Chase has been a complete success. It has shown in its five year existence to…

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