Tag Archives: Open

O’Brien Sends Out Six In Wide Open Investec Derby

A field of nineteen will go to the post Saturday for the Group 1 Investec Derby, the largest field for the classic since 2003. Considered to be a wide-open edition with no clear cut standout, favoritism may likely fall on Cliffs Of Moher, one of six runners from trainer Aidan O’Brien’s stable. Jockey Ryan Moore has chosen to ride Cliffs Of ...

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Caution reigns as trainers leave Festival options open

Vroum Vroum Mag (left) remains a possible runner in no less than six races  PICTURE:Edward Whitaker (racingpost.com/photos)   By Peter Scargill 12:47PM 10 MAR 2017  PLENTY of trainers are covering their backs in case of a last-minute change of plan as the confirmations for the third day of the Cheltenham Festival were unveiled on Friday. The New One, Vroum Vroum Mag, Yanworth ...

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Options open for Scilly Isles-bound Buveur D'Air | Horse Racing |

Buveur D’Air has been impressive on both starts over fences   PICTURE: john Grossick (racingpost.com/photos)    By Keith Melrose 7:34AM 31 JAN 2017  TRAINER Nicky Henderson has said that Buveur D’Air is likely to run in this weekend’s Betfred TV Scilly Isles Novices’ Chase at Sandown, but that after that he could take one of several routes for the rest of ...

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Tizzard keeps King George door open for Thistlecrack

Thistlecrack: could still run in the 32Red King George VI Chase   PICTURE: Edward Whitaker (racingpost.com/photos)    By Jon Lees 7:31AM 28 NOV 2016  THE possibility of Thistlecrack taking on his stablemate Cue Card in the 32Red King George VI Chase remains alive after connections on Sunday signalled there would be no quick decision over their Christmas plans. Owner Heather Snook ...

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Five talking points from Cheltenham's Open meeting

Simonsig: death of dashing grey cast a shadow over Sunday’s card   PICTURE: Martin Lynch (racingpost.com/photos)    By Andrew Dietz 2:00PM 14 NOV 2016  After three breathless days at jump racing’s headquarters, we take stock of the action and look at what it means for the future. 1. Heartbreak for Henderson They say bad news comes in threes but surely Nicky ...

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Twiston-Davies to miss Open meeting return

Sam Twiston-Davies will miss three day Open Meeting at Cheltenham   PICTURE: EDWARD WHITAKER    By Scott Burton 10:21AM 10 NOV 2016  Sam Twiston-Davies says he is “gutted” after failing in his attempt to be passed fit to return at Cheltenham this weekend following a fall at Chepstow last month. Twiston-Davies presented his case to BHA doctor Jerry Hall but must ...

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Open meeting: Six exciting potential Cheltenham runners

Thistlecrack: without question the star turn over Cheltenham’s three days   PICTURE: Edward Whitaker (racingpost.com/photos)    By Stuart Riley 3:21PM 7 NOV 2016  THE Flat season is well and truly finished and the Open meeting is just around the corner. We pick out six superstars that could be in action at Cheltenham this weekend as the jumps season starts in earnest. ...

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Twiston-Davies hoping to return at Open Meeting

Sam Twiston-Davies: rode out on Monday   PICTURE: Edward Whitaker (racingpost.com/photos)    By David Baxter 1:23PM 7 NOV 2016  PAUL NICHOLLS will have four runners in Saturday’s BetVictor Gold Cup at Cheltenham, though whether Sam Twiston-Davies will ride in the race is yet to be determined. Twiston-Davies bruised his kidneys and spleen in a fall at Chepstow last month, and his ...

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Ashforth's Angles: Brave and open Lee should feel proud

Graham Lee won the Grand National in 2004   PICTURE: John Grossick (racingpost.com/photos)    By David Ashforth 5:50PM 10 OCT 2016  GRAHAM LEE has long been a jockey I’ve admired and got great pleasure from watching over many years in countless races. He was a wonderful, successful but latterly underused jump jockey and has converted himself into a fine, successful but ...

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Ivan Grozny omission leaves Ebor wide open

Ivan Grozny will not be lining up for the Ebor on Saturday   PICTURE: Caroline Norris (racingpost.com/photos)   By David Carr 9:15am 20 AUG 2016  BOOKMAKERS got a result on the eve of Europe’s richest Flat handicap and they will have high hopes of getting another when the race takes place. RELATED LINKS Long-time ante-post favourite Ivan Grozny was pulled out of ...

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