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40 OLBG Mares' Hurdle
(for the David Nicholson trophy) (2m 4f)
FISCAL FOCUS, who sprang a 33-1 surprise when landing the Grade 2 Knight Frank Juvenile Hurdle
over today's course and trip on his hurdling debut last month, goes in against the big boys in today's BHP Insurances Irish Champion Hurdle
, writes Tony O'Hehir.
James Carter, who led entering the eighth hurdle
in Athens last summer before fading to fourth, was happy to have held off Bennie Brazell, 48.
IF ROCK ON RUBY triumphs at the Cheltenham Festival in March, he will become only the third horse to win both the Champion Hurdle
and the race that is now the Ladbrokes World Hurdle
She also was a two-time CIF divisional 100-meter hurdle
By Andrew King either side of the hurdle
races where they jumped all the fences yet the hurdles
are omitted because of low sun?
35 Down Royal WKD Hurdle
2m G2 ATR Card page 47 TONY McCOY will ride Jezki for the first time today as he continues his quest for 4,000 winners and his mount begins a campaign aimed at the Stan James Champion Hurdle
But Felicien crashed hard into the first hurdle
while trying to make up for a slow start and fell into the lane to her right, tripping Irina Shevchenko of Russia.
THE NEW ONE, described by Nigel Twiston-Davies as potentially the best horse he has trained and a leading contender for this season's Stan James Champion Hurdle
, was yesterday reported to be in phenomenal form as he gears up for his first start of the campaign next month.
In '92, she was leading and heading for the gold when she hit the last hurdle
GRUMETI could yet run at the Cheltenham Festival, with the one-time Champion Hurdle
contender yesterday appearing among 121 entries for the Vincent O'Brien County Hurdle
, writes Peter Scargill.
00) should be suited by the course and distance and makes a good deal of appeal in the opening 2m110yds handicap hurdle
Demus led the final at the Trials until hitting the ninth hurdle
and finished third.
The ones who lost were Spirit Leader (5-2), Brave Inca (11-8), Hardy Eustace/Al Eile (5-2 joint favourites) and Sublimity (2-1), all of whom had finished first or second in the Festival Hurdle