remittance man

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The gelding went on to win three more races over hurdles, notably the Philip Cornes Saddle of Gold Hurdle Final at Newbury where he beat Remittance Man by 12 lengths.
Henderson, winner of the race previously with Remittance Man (1991) and Travado (1993), was making amends for the disappointments of the first race when Leading Light had to be withdrawn and Dusk Duel was unplaced.
Remaining a popular choice when Henderson needed a jockey, he won the Queen Mother Champion Chase on Remittance Man for his former boss in 1992 and enjoyed further Cheltenham Festival success for Henderson aboard the likes of Flown, Remittance Man and Travado.
The manner of his jumping and galloping brought back memories of the early exertions in novice chases of horses like Remittance Man and Barnbrook Again.
His victory yesterday, which gave Henderson a third Queen Mother win following Remittance Man and Finian's Rainbow, was officially rated by the British Horseracing Authority's handicapper John de Moraville at 188, 2lb higher than Master Minded five years ago and just 2lb short of Kauto Star, the highest-rated horse in the history of the jump classifications.
Henderson saddled Remittance Man (1991), Travado (1993) and Tiutchev (2000) for Arkle glory.
Admittedly most of Henderson's greatest earners have been hurdlers, but the likes of Remittance Man and Fondmort have passed through his Lambourn stables.
com Novices' Chase - better known as the Wayward Lad - with some great names over the years like Remittance Man, Fondmort, Caracciola and Jack The Giant and he struck again with Riverside Theatre.
The years without a win in front of the massed Irish punters hurt him - and the memory of a tumble on Remittance Man, the best jumper around at the time, in the 1994 Queen Mother Championship Chase still haunts him.
Retained by the powerful Nicky Henderson stable, he has ridden many talented chasers including Raymylette, Remittance Man, Travado, Tiutchev, Get Real, Bacchanal and Marlborough.
The years without a win in front of the massed Irish punters have hurt him - and the memory of a tumble on Remittance Man, the best jumper around in the 1994 Queen Mother Champion Chase, haunts him.
The Melling lacks a bit of class this time - this, after all, is a race which besides Sprinter Sacre boasts Remittance Man, Viking Flagship, Direct Route, Moscow Flyer and Master Minded among its past winners - but Module and Rajdhani Express both ran the races of their lives at Cheltenham, while on his going days Ballynagour has given the impression he could well be a match for the best chasers in the land.
For years he was king of the Cheltenham Festival, where the likes of triple Champion Hurdler See You Then, top chaser Remittance Man and 80s favourite The Tsarevich made the Henderson team feared by all rivals.
Being the first of the shortpriced so-called 'bankers' to run at this year's festival then there will be a certain amount of pressure on Nicky Henderson to give punters an early tonic, but the Seven Barrows yard have been responsible for three previous winners of this race, including one that I rode - Remittance Man, and he assures me the horse's preparation could not have gone any better.
THOSE who filled their boots on Remittance Man at odds of 1 to 5 for the Peterborough Chase are left filling their breeks as Jimmy Fitzgerald's Uncle Ernie ranges upsides the Henderson horse at the last.