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Champion Hurdle 2017

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Champion Hurdle 2017

The Champion Hurdle is renowned in the industry as being the flagship event for two-mile hurdlers, and is the feature race on Champion Day, the first day of the Cheltenham Festival. Jamie Taylor looks through the form and looks to bring you closer towards locating the best betting opportunity in the 2017 renewal. With no…

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Cheltenham 2016 – Champion Hurdle

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Cheltenham 2016 Champion Hurdle

The Champion Hurdle is the top two-mile event for horses tackling timber, and bar being barged off the calendar due to couple of snow storms, a war & the more recent foot and mouth crisis, the race has been run annually since 1927. The loss of the 2001 renewal denied the brilliant Istabraq his chance…

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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 Performances of 2013/14

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Silviniaco Conti wins the King George 2013

Hopefully we’re kicking things into gear now as the winter game is moving ever closer, and I’ve just taken a brief moment to look back at what happened last year, and put forth my Top 5 Performances of the 2013/14 National Hunt Season. At some point I will also get around to adding both handicap…

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Looking ahead with Charlie Sutton

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Boston Bob

It seems premature to start thinking about the National Hunt season with the world’s greatest flat race & British Champions Day still to come, but with the nights getting longer its almost time for speed & style to be replaced with stamina, scrapping and a splash of class! 2013/14 possibly lacked a true star performer…

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McCoy hopeful ahead of big week

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My Tent Or Yours

Champion Jockey Tony McCoy has a potentially strong but select book of rides for this year’s Cheltenham Festival. McCoy is closing in on his 19th Jockeys’ Title at a strike-rate bettered by him just once in the past 10 years. There’s no bigger race than the Champion Hurdle and McCoy again takes the ride on…

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Cheltenham ’14 – Champion Hurdle

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Anthony Sherratt takes Our Conor to land the 2014 Champion Hurdle

The Grade 1 Champion Hurdle is the feature race on Champion Day, the first day of the Cheltenham Festival where all of the best two-mile hurdlers do battle, and this year’s renewal is shaping up to be one of the very best we’ve seen for many a year. The current defending champion is the magnificent…

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Betfair Hurdle 2014

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Alaivan

Last year’s emphatic winner of the Betfair Hurdle went on to be narrowly denied in the Supreme Novices’ Hurdle at Cheltenham. There may not be anything here of quite the same class of Champion Hurdle hopeful My Tent Or Yours, but winners of this race often go on to run well at the festival and…

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Fighting Fifth Preview 2013

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Cockney Sparrow

This year’s renewal of the Fighting Fifth Hurdle looks to be a fascinating race full of progressive hurdlers. With Champion Hurdle credentials on the line the race is sure to be one of the weekend highlights. My Tent Or Yours progressed nicely through the novice hurdle ranks last year with four wins and two seconds…

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Cheltenham ’13 – Supreme Novices Hurdle

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The Supreme Novices Hurdle is an exhilarating way to kick off the Cheltenham Festival. A big field of pacey two-mile novices will always include a couple of young horses with tall reputations to defend when the tape goes up, and in recent years there have been a couple of notable burst bubbles come the walk…

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