IT’S started, the furore and the anticipation of what is to come during the National Hunt calendar. In recent weeks some of the stars from the last couple of years have graced the jumps tracks giving us a taster of what to expect in the coming months. 1,222 more words
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The day started with a mention in the Racing Post in a promotion for the excellent Rewards4Racing.
The forecast rain at Wincanton this morning will not favour Drop Out Joe but his impressive jumping display at Chepstow last time could have some of these playing catch up in today’s Badger Ales chase. 105 more words
1.55 Aintree: Class 2 Handicap Hurdle, 3m 149y
Intriguing to see Shutthefrontdoor back over hurdles. The former Irish Grand National winner should enjoy the conditions and trip and has done well as a fresh horse in the past, however as top weight of a mark off 146 he would have to be at his absolute very best to land this, given the last hurdle race he won was off 135. 336 more words