Apple’s Jade – Bar One Racing Hatton’s Grace Hurdle (2017)

What a superstar – the brilliant Apple’s Jade accounts for the Stayers’ Hurdle winner Nichols Canyon and delivers in stunning style on the big stage at Fairyhouse to land the Bar One Racing Hatton’s Grace Hurdle for jockey Jack Kennedy, trainer Gordon Elliott and owners Gigginstown House Stud.

It’s hard to believe that this mare is only five, and she has now won six top-level prizes in the UK and Ireland. However, this is a mare that is surely getting better and this brilliant victory is by far a career-best for this fantastic racehorse.

Gordon Elliott confirmed to us after this race that the plan is to go back to the Cheltenham Festival in March and defend her title in the OLBG Mares’ Hurdle. Not many will be betting against her on the back of this…

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