A bit of a stir was caused on Tuesday 2nd August as the ‘blueprint’ was released for the upcoming spring racing season in Australia. The first round of nominations saw 186 names shortlisted for the 2022 Melbourne Cup, 169 for the Caulfield Cup, and a further 135 for the W.S Cox Plate. The announcement signifies […]
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By Andrew Atkinson Willie Mullins will saddle dual Gold Cup winner Al Boum Photo under Paul Townend in Sunday’s Grand Steeple-Chase de Paris at Auteuil. “I think Al Boum Photo deserves to run in a Grand Steeple,” said Mullins, speaking at a France Galop Press Conference. “He’s a double Gold Cup winner at Cheltenham. It’d […]
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By Andrew Atkinson Racehorse owner Nick Rhodes has had his ears bent by the British Horseracing Authority (BHA) – and told to rename horse BUGGERLUGS! “We are distraught by being told to change the name of the horse. My late father used to call me ‘little Buggerlugs’ as a child,” said Rhodes. Rhodes named his […]
Racing. Cheltenham Festival Day 1 Review By Andrew Atkinson Henry de Bromhead saddled Honeysuckle tipped by fromthehorsesmouth.info to extended her unbeaten record to 15, when winning the Champion Hurdle for the second time, ridden Rachael Blackmore. “It’s a joy to train her. We’re blessed to have her. We feel extremely lucky to train her as […]
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The 2022 four days Cheltenham Festival gets under starters orders on March 15 with the Unibet Champion Hurdle Grade 1 Challenge Trophy featured on the opening day. The Betway Grade 1 Queen Mother Champion Chase is featured on March 16. The Paddy Power G1 Stayers Hurdle and Ryanair G1 Chase are featured on March 17. […]