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News tagged "imperial-commander"

Fifty-Seven Remain At Latest National Forfeit Stage

GG.COM 4:08pm, Tue 19 Mar 2013

Fifty-seven horses stood their ground at the latest forfeit stage for the Grand National next month with former Gold Cup winner Imperial Commander now heading the weights following the defection of Albertus Run:

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Weird Al And Commander The Betfair Pair

Kevin O'Malley 6:21pm, Wed 21 Nov 2012

They do say the early bird catches the worm and I agree. With that in mind, I want to jump on the Betfair Chase market this evening now that prices are being offered for what should be a cracking renewal.

Al systems go for Haydock

PA Sport 5:20pm, Mon 19 Nov 2012

Weird AlWeird Al is on course to make his seasonal reappearance in the Betfair Chase at Haydock on Saturday. The lightly-raced nine-year-old finished 10 lengths behind Kauto Star last season after an easy win in the Charlie Hall Chase at Wetherby.

Big guns hold sway for Haydock

PA Sport 1:20pm, Mon 19 Nov 2012

Long RunCheltenham Gold Cup winners Long Run and Imperial Commander both appear among the nine entries for Saturday's Betfair Chase at Haydock. Nicky Henderson's Long Run, who took the Cheltenham highlight in 2011, chased home the rejuvenated Kauto Star in this Grade One event 12 months ago.

'Fit' Commander ready for Haydock

PA Sport 3:00pm, Sun 18 Nov 2012

Imperial CommanderImperial Commander is on track to return to action in the Betfair Chase at Haydock on Saturday. The Nigel Twiston-Davies-trained 11-year-old has not been seen since pulling up in last year's Cheltenham Gold Cup, which was his first run since he won the Haydock race in 2010.

Leader team mull plans

PA Sport 1:00pm, Tue 13 Nov 2012

Nigel Twiston-DaviesNigel Twiston-Davies is no hurry to decide on the next race for Imperial Leader following his pleasing introduction over hurdles at Southwell on Monday. The four-year-old, wearing the well-known black and white colours worn by 2010 Cheltenham Gold Cup hero Imperial Commander, got off the mark over two miles and five furlongs at the Nottinghamshire venue after finishing second in both his bumpers.

Commander on course for Haydock

PA Sport 2:00pm, Fri 9 Nov 2012

Imperial Commander with trainer Nigel Twiston-DaviesImperial Commander came through a crucial racecourse workout with flying colours as the 2010 Gold Cup hero passed another test on his way to the Betfair Chase. The 11-year-old, who has been sidelined since being pulled up in the 2011 Gold Cup, worked two miles at Towcester in the hands of his regular race partner Paddy Brennan.

Imperial on track for comeback

PA Sport 3:00pm, Thu 1 Nov 2012

Imperial CommanderNigel Twiston-Davies reports Imperial Commander on course to return to action in the Betfair Chase at Haydock on November 24 following his recent workout at Chepstow.

Imperial revels in Chepstow work

PA Sport 4:40pm, Sat 27 Oct 2012

Imperial CommanderImperial Commander delighted connections in a crucial racecourse gallop before racing at Chepstow. The 2010 Cheltenham Gold Cup hero showed his well-being ahead of his intended return from injury in the Betfair Chase at Haydock on November 24.

Betfair date 'tight' for Imperial

PA Sport 4:40pm, Fri 19 Oct 2012

Imperial CommanderNigel Twiston-Davies has warned it could be "quite tight" to get his 2010 Cheltenham Gold Cup winner Imperial Commander ready for the Betfair Chase at Haydock on November 24.