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Canyon out to maintain Stayers’ gap

Having reigned supreme in last month’s Stayers’ Hurdle at Cheltenham, Ruby Walsh says he’ll ride with confidence on Nichols Canyon in the Punchestown version on Thursday evening (17:30). The Willie Mullins-trained seven-year-old was already a multiple Grade One winner before last month’s festival success although that race was just his second time tackling the three-mile […]

Phoenix to rise and Stradivarius to hit right notes

Fry aiming to improve impressive strike rate with Unowhatimeanharry

Harry Fry is going for his ninth straight win with his reformed stable star Unowhatimeanharry and he justifies favouritism in Thursday’s feature race. The Stayers’ Hurdle is the feature race on day three of the festival and Unowhatimeanharry looks like one of the stronger short-priced favourites of National Hunt racing’s showpiece meeting. The gelding’s progression […]

Phoenix to rise and Stradivarius to hit right notes

Weekend Racing Preview – Nicholls To Enjoy Another Big Saturday

Despite the Cheltenham Festival rapidly approaching there is still plenty of high-quality racing coming up this weekend, with the Grade 2 Novices’ Hurdle at Kelso set to take centre stage. Paul Nicholls won the race last year with the French recruit Le Prezien and Capitaine gives him a good chance of winning back-to-back renewals of […]

Phoenix to rise and Stradivarius to hit right notes