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Month: October 2019

Old Roan Limited Handicap Chase: Kalashnikov to Trigger Big Season for Murphy

Old Roan Limited Handicap Chase: Kalashnikov to Trigger Big Season for Murphy

3.50 Ayr The 2½-mile Old Roan Chase has only been around since 2004 but has already been won by such leading lights as Kauto Star, Frodon and race favourite Monet’s Garden. It can prove to be an important stepping stone to both the Cheltenham Festival and the Grand National meeting back here at Aintree in April and this, along with the small matter of £80,000 in prize money, makes this a huge race for trainers, jockeys and owners alike. Here’s…

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Cesarewitch Stakes (Heritage Handicap): Ranch Hand to Lead the Herd Home

Cesarewitch Stakes (Heritage Handicap): Ranch Hand to Lead the Herd Home

4.10 Newmarket After we gave you the heads up on huge gamble Lord North in the Cambridgeshire, we now look to complete the Autumn Double by backing the winner of the £350,000 Cesarewitch Handicap at Newmarket on Saturday. This 180-year-old marathon two-and-a-quarter mile test features 31 runners and will be run in fairly laborious conditions making it a true exam of the field’s stamina, but we think the we have the horse to do it.  Here’s our shortlisted six against…

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