Cheltenham Festival St Patrick’s Thursday: Louis To Empty The Bookies’ Pouch On Day Three

Cheltenham Festival St Patrick’s Thursday: Louis To Empty The Bookies’ Pouch On Day Three

The handicaps don’t get any easier at Cheltenham but we three massive ones to get stuck into on day three of the festival.  Here are the main contenders: 2.10 Cheltenham (Pertemps Final) 3m Forza Milan Just behind the selection at Aintree and ran a very similar race last time out at Newbury.  Solid contender, consistent and will undoubtedly be popular for each-way punters. Glenloe Stays really well so shouldn’t struggle in the conditions, not out of the first three this…

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Cheltenham Festival Ladies Day: Time To Show Great Valour In Our Battle With The Bookies

Cheltenham Festival Ladies Day: Time To Show Great Valour In Our Battle With The Bookies

Day two of the festival at Cheltenham sees the new champion chaser crowned but with another potentially short priced winner in the big Grade One affair, we look to the main contenders in the competitive handicaps to give us some value. Coral Cup (2.50 Cheltenham) – 2m5f Burbank Improved plenty to take third at Ascot last time out on soft ground and another step forward is not out of the question here.  Previous best performance was in last year’s festival…

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Cheltenham Festival Champion Day: Barney To Reduce Others To Rubble In Cheltenham Day One Finale

Cheltenham Festival Champion Day: Barney To Reduce Others To Rubble In Cheltenham Day One Finale

Day one of the Cheltenham Festival offers up not only top class Grade One action but also a couple of mouth-watering handicaps for us to get stuck into.  Here we look at the best of the contenders for the Ultima Handicap Chase and the Close Brothers Novices’ Handicap Chase. Ultima Handicap Chase (2.50 Cheltenham) – 3m1f Ramses De Teillee The David Pipe yard has won this race three times in the last 10 years and they have an outstanding chance…

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King To Reign On Tyneside With Victory In The Eider

King To Reign On Tyneside With Victory In The Eider

With 25 fences to jump over an extended four miles, in heavy ground no less, this is going to be a true test for these Grand National hopefuls and not one for the feint hearted. There are plenty in with chances but all things being equal the race should come down to this half of the field. Eider Handicap Chase (Class 2)   4m½f Vinnie Lewis This is a hell of a test for the prospective favourite, a 7yo with just…

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