Cheltenham Festival Part III – Championship Hurdles

2017-07-15T12:00:15+01:00February 11th, 2016|

In this part we look at the Championship Hurdle races. All 3 look to have favourites that could be very hard to beat.

Champion Hurdle

This race revolves all around Faugheen and he has been priced up accordingly with all of his rivals looking to be aimed at placing behind him.

Faugheen is the reigning champion having won this race last year having previously won the Neptune Novices Hurdle the year before. Having been unbeaten at the beginning of the season it was a huge shock when he was turned over by his stablemate Nichols Canyon at Punchestown in the Morgiana Hurdle in a race in which Nichols Canyon was allowed to make […]

RatingTheRaces National Hunt Horses to Follow – 2014/2015

2017-07-15T12:01:57+01:00October 10th, 2014|

With the National Hunt Season fast approaching we have highlighted 11 horses that we think will be very hard to beat in their respective races and feel there are a few Cheltenham Festival winners in this list.

Vautour: Vautour was highlighted the day before he made his British debut as being one of the horses that would be a main player in the Novice hurdle division and this turned out to be true with Vautour being unbeaten all season including winning the Supreme Novices Hurdle at Cheltenham in very impressive fashion in a time that was quicker than both Champagne Fever and Al Ferof who both won this race and went […]