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News tagged "our-father"

Father asserts his authority

PA Sport 2:00pm, Sat 17 Nov 2012

Our Father is a class apart at CheltenhamOur Father looked back to being the mighty prospect the David Pipe team have always hoped he might be when thrashing 2-1 favourite Sire Collonges by 20 lengths in Cheltenham's Rewards4Racing Novices' Chase.

Gifford looks to Cheltenham

PA Sport 4:36pm, Thu 23 Feb 2012

Tullamore DewEntries for the 11 Cheltenham Festival handicaps have been revealed, with 84 given the option of the JLT Speciality Chase on the opening day of the meeting. The likes of Great Endeavour, The Giant Bolster, Hold On Julio, Junior and Quantitativeeasing are all entered, along with Nick Gifford's Tullamore Dew, narrowly denied by Massini's Maguire at Ascot on Saturday.

Dynaste not expected to rule World

PA Sport 4:06pm, Tue 21 Feb 2012

DynasteDavid Pipe will allow Dynaste a third chance to bring down Big Buck's as the legendary stayer seeks a fourth consecutive Ladbrokes World Hurdle victory. After twice trying and failing to topple the champion with Grands Crus last season, Pipe saw Dynaste blown out of the water in the Long Walk at Ascot, but got much closer with the improving six-year-old in the Cleeve Hurdle at Cheltenham.

Buck's tops World challengers

PA Sport 2:35pm, Wed 15 Feb 2012

Big Buck'sBig Buck's is the main attraction among the 23 remaining entries in the Ladbrokes World Hurdle. Andy Stewart's pride and joy has already won the championship event three times and will become the first horse to win it on four occasions if he is successful.

Exciting Ewing nears comeback

PA Sport 12:05pm, Thu 26 Jan 2012

Bobby EwingDavid Pipe is looking forward to taking the wraps off promising hurdler Bobby Ewing in the next few weeks. The seven-year-old was placed in Grade Two company as a novice in 2009 and dished out a 10-length beating to Menorah when last seen on a racecourse in December that year, when trained by Nigel Twiston-Davies.

Zaynar back with a bang

PA Sport 5:03pm, Fri 16 Dec 2011

ZaynarZaynar finally reminded racegoers what they had been missing as a polished display in the Grade Two totepool Novices' Chase at Ascot provided the grey with his first win for two years.

Why Not Wymott

Malcolm Heyhoe 4:15pm, Thu 3 Feb 2011

A little cough can make all the difference to a horse's pre-Cheltenham preparations, and so it was that this small utterance put paid to Peddlers Cross probably taking on Binocular in Saturday's Contenders Hurdle at Sandown.