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  • Ruby Walsh operation a success

    International Horse Racing March 16, 2014 10:54 am

    Jockey Ruby Walsh is reported in good spirits after having surgery on a broken arm suffered in a fall on the final day of the Cheltenham festival. The rider sustained a compound fracture of his right humerus after parting company with Abbyssial in the Triumph Hurdle. Walsh’s sights are already [...]

     
  • Walsh out for at least two months

    International Horse Racing March 15, 2014 9:54 am

    Ruby Walsh will be sidelined for at least two months after breaking his arm in a fall in the opening race on the final day of the Cheltenham Festival. The winner of three races at the festival, Walsh was diagnosed with a compound fracture of his right arm after parting [...]

     
  • Mullins leading trainer at Cheltenham

    International Horse Racing March 15, 2014 9:48 am

    Willie Mullins clinched the leading trainer award at the Cheltenham Festival when Don Poli gave him a fourth winner at the meeting. Mullins began the fourth and final day level with Jonjo O’Neill and David Pipe on the three-winner mark, posting the one success as his rivals drew blanks. The [...]

     
  • Lord Windemere in controversial Gold win

    International Horse Racing March 15, 2014 9:48 am

    Lord Windermere survived a lengthy stewards’ inquiry to win the Cheltenham Gold Cup in dramatic fashion on the final day of the jumps festival. The eight-year-old came from last to first, pipping On His Own at the finish to snatch a famous victory for trainer Jim Culloty, who won three [...]

     
  • More Of That makes it a new World order

    International Horse Racing March 14, 2014 7:48 am

    The inexperienced More Of That has upset the big names in the World Hurdle at Cheltenham. Having just his fifth start, the Jonjo O’Neill-trained More Of That (15-2) won Thursday’s feature by 1-1/2 lengths from the heavily supported favourite Annie Power (11-8). There was to be a touching moment of [...]

     
  • Guide to the Cheltenham Gold Cup

    International Horse Racing March 13, 2014 10:42 am

    A guide to the runners in the Cheltenham Gold Cup on Friday: BOBS WORTH (Nicky Henderson) Neither flashy nor spectacular, but no doubting the nine-year-old’s class. A poor seasonal return in the Betfair Chase is a distant memory after his clinical display in the Lexus at Christmas. Loves Cheltenham and [...]

     
  • Sire de Grugy claims popular win

    International Horse Racing March 13, 2014 7:12 am

    Bought as a surprise 50th birthday present for a first-time racehorse owner, Sire de Grugy provided one of the feel-good stories of the Cheltenham Festival by winning the high-profile Queen Mother Champion Chase. The popular victory delighted two families who came together in unusual circumstances four years ago and agreed [...]

     
  • 13/3/2014 Horse Racing Tips and Best Bets – Cheltenham Festival day 2

    International Horse Racing March 12, 2014 10:23 pm

    The second day of the Cheltenham Festival will be races just after midnight tonight which includes the Grade 1 Champion Chase. We take a look at each of the races on the card and give our tips and best bets.   Special Offer: $250 FREE BET – Sportsbet Special Offer [...]

     
  • Jezki wins Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham

    International Horse Racing March 12, 2014 9:12 am

    Irish runner Jezki has given jockey Barry Geraghty his second win in the Champion Hurdle and trainer Jessica Harrington her first on the opening day of the Cheltenham Festival. The six-year-old won in a thrilling finish from My Tent Or Yours, who, like the winner, is owned by JP McManus [...]

     
  • Quevega wins sixth Mares’ Hurdle

    International Horse Racing March 12, 2014 8:42 am

    The brilliant Quevega has raced into the record books with a sixth successive victory in the Mares’ Hurdle on the opening day of the Cheltenham Festival. The Willie Mullins-trained 10-year-old, sent off the 8-11 favourite in the hands of faithful partner Ruby Walsh, was made to work hard by her [...]

     
 
 
 
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