Author: melanie

Cheltenham News: Handicap Weights Revealed

Just twelve days ahead of the Cheltenham Festival, the weights have been revealed for the ten major handicap races making the ante post markets suddenly spring into life. Vinndication Burdened with Top Weight In the Ultima...

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Benbatl to Take Chance in $20m Saudi Cup

Godolphin’s six-year-old entire Benbatl is one of the star entries for the inaugural Saudi Cup at King Abdulaziz Racecourse in Riyadh this Saturday having made a very successful start to his dirt racing career. Benbatl, another...

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Weekend Improvement as New Races are Added

The Grade 2 Kingwell Hurdle, originally set for last Saturday at Wincanton but cancelled because of the impact of Storm Dennis, will now be run as part of an eight-race card at Kempton Park on Saturday. Weekend Schedule Changed...

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Weekend Roundup: The Highs and Lows

As storms continue to batter Britain, many trainers had called into question the wisdom of running at all right now given that even getting horses to the track in high-sided vehicles is dangerous, regardless of what conditions...

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Altior Stars on Another Big Jumps Weekend

Not to denigrate in any way any upcoming meetings in their own right, but at this time of year every major National Hunt race that passes by is seen as an effective trial for a Cheltenham Festival event and this weekend is no...

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