Smad the Place to be in Hennessy

17 runners are set to go to post for the Hennessy Gold Cup with the field headed by second season chaser Saphir Du Rheu. The Nicholls inmate has some smart …

Seven set to star in Fighting Fifth

Newcastle’s feature hurdle has a line up of seven following the supplements of Identity Thief and Wicklow Brave from Ireland. The field includes last …

Cue Card in Betfair romp

Rejuvenated chaser Cue Card claimed his second Betfair Chase in emphatic style when comfortably beating 5/4 favourite Silviniaco Conti. Colin Tizzard’s …

Douvan delivers on debut

Douvan made a successful start over fences when justifying 2/11 favouritism in a beginners chase at Navan, won last year by stablemate Vautour, and remains …

Vautour workmanlike at Ascot

Scintillating JLT Novices’ winner Vautour made a successful seasonal bow at Ascot but was given a scare by Ptit Zig. Ruby Walsh asked his mount for a big …

‘All systems go’ for Coneygree

Reigning Gold Cup champion Coneygree has been given the go-ahead to take part in the Hennessy Gold Cup at Newbury this weekend. His participation had been in …

Rocco comfortably beaten

Silsol prevailed by the narrowest of margins when beating Emma Lavelle’s Private Malone in the novice chase at Haydock leaving favourite Minella Rocco …

Nicholls seeks further Betfair glory

Trainer Paul Nicholls attempts to add to his already impressive haul of six Betfair Chases tomorrow as he sends Silviniaco Conti north to Haydock himself …

Vautour returns at Ascot

Vautour makes his eagerly anticipated return in Ascot’s Stella Artois 1965 Chase tomorrow and tackles just four rivals. The scintillating JLT Novices …

West gamble foiled

A nationwide gamble took place overnight, as four runners from Sheena West’s stable were gambled into as short as even money from overnight highs of …

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