News About: Grand National Hurdle
Just a fortnight after setting a metric weight-carrying record on Black And Bent in the Grand National Hurdle (3900m), leading jumps jockey Steven Pateman is out to do it again with Bashboy in the Grand National Steeplechase (4500m) at Sandown on Sunday.
Reigning Australian Jumper Of The Year Bashboy will be lining up for his seventh straight jumps victory when he defends his crown in the $250,000 Grand National Steeplechase (4500m) at Sportingbet Park Sandown on Sunday.
There has been a smaller than expected number of nominations for this year’s Melbourne Cup at Flemington this November.
Just 163 horses have accepted for the first round of nominations, which is a far cry from last year’s 253.
As expected jumps champion Black And Bent features in the Melbourne Cup nominations after winning all …
Robert Smerdon’s Black And Bent is on his way to a Melbourne Cup run after he won the Grand National Hurdle on Sunday.
The talented six-year-old gelding won the $200,000 Grand National by an unbelievable 12 lengths at Sandown Racecourse.
It was …
Mick Kent’s The Pentagon is on his way to contesting back-to-back Grand National Hurdles next month.
The trainer understands that gaining the win will not be easy with the likes of Capecover and Our Aristocrat in the field.
Kent believes that The Pentagon’s biggest threat will be Capecover, who is yet to be beaten over …
Capecover has continued his successful transformation from flat racer to jumps horse by winning his third start by seven lengths at Sandown today.
The eight-year-old gelding has now won all three of his jumps races, after finishing a career as a Group 2 winning horse over the flat.
Trainer Patrick Payne says that he gets …
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