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Sandown racegoers roar home Frost and Greaneteen

Bryony Frost, by any standards, had endured a roller-coaster of a week. Frost had spent three days this week at a hearing into charges of threatening and abusive behaviour towards her by fellow jockey Robbie Dunne, all but one of which he denies. The case revealed that Frost’s complaint to the British Horseracing Authority had […]

Elliott celebrates magnificent seven at Navan

Gordon Elliott had a day to remember at Navan as he trained the winning horse in an incredible seven of the eight races on the card. Willie Mullins’ Whatdeawant claimed division one of the Kilberry Pub & Kitchen Maiden Hurdle, after which the Elliott onslaught began as he took every remaining contest of the day. Enjoying […]

Protektorat sparks Gold Cup dreams at Aintree

Protektorat burst into the Cheltenham Gold Cup picture with a dominant display in the Unibet Many Clouds Chase, providing Bridget Andrews with the most notable victory of her career into the bargain. With partner and stable jockey Harry Skelton in action at Sandown, Andrews came in for the mount on the Paddy Power Gold Cup […]

All eyes on Energumene return at Cork

Energumene bids to become the latest Willie Mullins-trained star to strike gold in the the Kerry Group Hilly Way Chase at Cork on Sunday. The champion trainer has saddled 12 of the last 14 winners of the Grade Two contest, with Douvan, Un De Sceaux and last year’s victor Chacun Pour Soi among those on […]

Edwardstone is king in Henry VIII at Sandown

Edwardstone stormed home to record an emphatic victory in the Close Brothers Henry VIII Novices’ Chase at Sandown. Starting at 3-1, the seven-year-old provided jockey Tom Cannon with a first success at the highest level with a 16-length win from 9-5 favourite Third Time Lucki. The market leader jumped erratically at time in front, whereas […]

Constitution Hill has Henderson looking on in awe

Even the most experienced trainers can be surprised by a horse. That was most definitely the case when Nicky Henderson clapped eyes on Constitution Hill, and he had the Seven Barrows handler waxing lyrical at Sandown. Former jockey Barry Geraghty, who works in conjunction with Warren Ewing, sourcing potential equine stars in Ireland, urged owner […]

Ginto makes striking impression at Navan

Ginto is two from two over hurdles after a runaway success in the Grade Two Navan Novice Hurdle for Jamie Codd and Gordon Elliott. Starting as the 11-8 favourite from a field of five runners, the five-year-old ran prominently through the two-and-a-half-mile contest and took up the lead over the third hurdle from home. From […]

Zambella makes most of Aintree opportunity

Zambella was given a canny front-running ride by Daryl Jacob to run out an easy winner of the rescheduled Unibet Houghton Mares’ Chase at Aintree. Saved over from Carlisle’s abandoned meeting last weekend, the Nigel Twiston-Davies-trained six-year-old jumped for fun at the head of affairs and even heading down the back straight Willie Mullins’ odds-on […]

Allmankind headlines Peterborough Chase cast

Dan Skelton is looking forward to running the in-form Allmankind in the Grade Two Fitzdares Peterborough Chase at Huntingdon on Sunday. The five-year-old was a winner last time out when taking the Old Roan Chase at Aintree, also a Grade Two, by a length from the smart Itchy Feet under top-weight. Skelton eased the horse’s […]

Racing Bulletin for 04/12/2021

Today's Racing Click on course names to view our course guides. Click on race times to access that racecard. Times highlighted in yellow are free races of the day. Aintree Soft 11:15 11:45 12:20 12:55 13:30 14:05 14:40 15:15 Navan Good to Yielding 11:30 12:00 12:33 13:08 13:43 14:18 14:53 15:28 Chepstow Good to Soft […]

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