Sam Turner 6:40pm, Tue 11 Mar 2014
The Cheltenham Festival may lacks its star attraction in Wednesday’s Queen Mother Champion Chase, but the sad absence of Sprinter Sacre does serve to open up the chasing feature for those previously left trailing in his wake.
Sam Turner 9:21pm, Mon 10 Mar 2014
Today’s Stan James Champion Hurdle looks one for the purists with a number of strong hurdling pretenders tackling one of the greats of the game in Hurricane Fly.
Sam Turner 8:59pm, Sun 9 Mar 2014
Sarah-Jayne Davies has impressed in her brief career as a trainer under rules and CAPISCI (Taunton, nap, 4.50) looks a decent bet to start Cheltenham week in the best possible manner.
Sam Turner 8:32pm, Sat 8 Mar 2014
ROB CONTI (Warwick, nap, 4.50) made a pleasing return to action at Ludlow in a hunters’ chase after a four-month break and lines up on Sunday with a major shout.
Sam Turner 5:09pm, Fri 7 Mar 2014
The scramble for entry into the Cheltenham Festival handicaps reaches fever pitch with the likes of Regal Encore and VIBRATO VALTAT (Sandown, nap, 3.15) needing to win the William Hill Imperial Cup to ensure participation in next week’s equine extravaganza.
Sam Turner 6:30pm, Thu 6 Mar 2014
PINOTAGE (Wolverhampton, 8.30) bumped into a progressive horse last time and looks to have an easier task in Friday night’s finale.
Sam Turner 4:54pm, Wed 5 Mar 2014
SELF EMPLOYED (Kempton, 5.55) landed a nice touch for supporters when scoring at the track last week and he appears more than capable of following up under a penalty on Thursday.
Sam Turner 6:46pm, Tue 4 Mar 2014
PERFECT CRACKER (Lingfield, nap, 4.00) didn’t enjoy the best of passages when tackling a handicap over course and distance two starts ago and today could be the day the gelding gains some compensation for that unfortunate defeat.
Sam Turner 5:47pm, Mon 3 Mar 2014
There was plenty of encouragement to take from the debut effort over fences of FARMER MATT (Exeter, nap, 3.30) and the gelding can build on that promise on Tuesday.
Sam Turner 7:03pm, Sun 2 Mar 2014
With a father that was a dual Breeder’s Cup winner, once on the dirt and who improved as he matured, it is no surprise that TIZLOVE REGARDLESS (Lingfield, 4.55) progressed physically to take shed his maiden tag last week.