Bolger reveals Verbal Dexterity plans

Trainer Jim Bolger has revealed Verbal Dexterity will head straight to the Qipco 2000 Guineas. The talented runner could only managed to finish fourth behind …

Options open to Black Corton

Paul Nicholls claims there are options at both Aintree and Ayr for his highly-rated novice chaser Black Corton. The seven-year-old only finished fifth in the …

Charlie McCann’s Friday racing round-up

Nicky Henderson hinted on At The Races yesterday that his brilliant Champion Chase winner Altior would bypass Aintree and a crack at the two-and-a-half mile …

Charlie McCann’s Wednesday racing round-up

Beaten Supreme Novice Hurdle favourite Getabird showed his Cheltenham running to be all wrong when running out an impressive winner of a Fairyhouse Grade 2 on …

Aspell ruled out of Aintree trip

Leighton Aspell will miss the chance to target a third Grand National win after being ruled out of this year’s race with a neck injury. The 41-year-old …

General Principle claims Irish Grand National

General Principle secured overall glory in the Irish Grand National to hand trainer Gordon Elliott his first victory in the race. Elliott had 13 runners in the …

Charlie McCann’s Tuesday racing round-up

Today’s cards at Pontefract and Wincanton have been abandoned due to waterlogging and it is fair to say that Aintree are unlikely to have any concerns about …

Warren considering Guineas run

Racing manager John Warren admits Humbolt Current could run in the Qipco 2000 Guineas later this summer. The Queen is yet to have one of her stable entered …

Un De Sceaux connections ready for Fairyhouse test

Connections of Un De Sceaux are confident their charge can return to winning ways in the Devenish Chase at Fairyhouse on Monday. The 10-year-old was the red …

Charlie McCann’s Monday racing preview

The dirt track at Meydan threw up some extraordinary results – none more so than the near 20 length triumph of Mendelssohn in the UAE Derby. Whoever got …

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