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Welsh Grand National Handicap Chase (Grade 3): Arthur’s a Punter’s Gift In Welsh National

Welsh Grand National Handicap Chase (Grade 3): Arthur’s a Punter’s Gift In Welsh National

2.50 Chepstow Given its twenty-two fences, 3¾ miles and a whole load of closely handicapped runners, the Welsh Grand National takes a great deal of winning and that is as true for punters as it is for owners, trainers and jockeys. This £150,000 spectacular is one of the genuine highlights of Christmas racing and while we could have probably genuinely pinpointed at least a dozen horses who would have had a theoretical winning chance at the earlier declaration stages, we’ve…

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Welsh Grand National Handicap Chase (Grade 3): He’s Not The Messiah, But He May Win The Welsh National!

Welsh Grand National Handicap Chase (Grade 3): He’s Not The Messiah, But He May Win The Welsh National!

2.50 Chepstow A race steeped in history, the Welsh Grand National has been on the go since 1895 and despite it not carrying quite the same level of prestige as the big one at Aintree, no mugs win this race. Horses of the calibre of Earth Summit, Bindaree, Silver Birch, Synchronised and Native River have won this event in recent times and whatever happens in this renewal we are bound to get Cheltenham and Aintree clues. Here are the best…

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