Bryan Cooper admitted he could be on the wrong horse in the Bibby Financial Services Ireland Gold Cup at Punchestown on Wednesday having picked Road To Riches over Don Cossack.
Noel Meade's Road To Riches finished a close third in the Cheltenham Gold Cup and a reproduction of that effort would give him every chance.
Colin Tizzard is looking forward to seeing runaway Aintree winner Thistlecrack test his powers against the Irish at Punchestown on Wednesday.
Far from disgraced when fifth over an extended two miles in Sandown's Imperial Cup last month, Thistlecrack stepped up to three miles for the Sefton Novices' Hurdle on Merseyside and slammed his opponents by upwards of 13 lengths.
Our outsiders didn’t land a blow yesterday, as is often the case when taking shots in the dark. But we struck with a 3/1 and 6/1 winner in Misu Mac and Cradle Mountain. Today, we have just the one selection from Punchestown, in the 5.30 Champion Chase.
An exciting weekend of racing from Flat Racing HQ kicks off this Saturday and entries came out this morning for the feature Qipco 2000 Guineas. Is Gleneagles a good thing? Or is there still some value lurking in this market? Let’s take a look….
Many people are expecting this year’s Punchestown Festival to be a Willie Mullins benefit, but it is so much more than that - obviously!! Here we have five days of absolutely top class Irish jumping fare and we can’t wait for it all to unfold. Here’s some horses to look out for today!