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Gordon Elliott Lands Six-Timer at Punchestown

Trainer Gordon Elliott had a remarkable day at Punchestown, landing six of the eight races, as he continues to show he is one of the best in the business. Having gone down all guns blazing to Willie Mullins in last season's thrilling battle to be Champion Trainer, all...

Petit Mouchoir Sparkles on Debut Over Fences

Petit Mouchoir, a dual Grade 1 winner over hurdles last season, made a fine start to his chasing career with an effortless victory at Punchestown in the Beginners Chase. Sent off 8/13 favourite, the victory was as comfortable as expected, however, it was still a more...

Cheltenham 2017 Day 4 Tips and Bets

After a good opening two days we got a welcome reminder of how difficult Cheltenham can be, with no winners on day three. With Willie Mullins and Ruby Walsh show finally delivered, and the decision to overlook the pair proved costly, but we still have day four to get...

Cheltenham 2017 Day 3 Tips and Bets

Day two produced another two winners, with Might Bite winning at 7/2 despite nearly throwing it away and Fayonagh putting in a remarkable display to land our 12/1 bet in the Champion Bumper. Sadly Neon Wolf just failed to deliver the strongest bet of the day but we're...

Cheltenham 2017 Day 2 Tips and Bets

We got off to good start on day one of the 2017 Cheltenham Festival, with Buveur D'Air bolting up at 11/2 in the Champion Hurdle and Apple's Jade battling to victory in the Mares' Hurdle at 4/1. We're back on to day two, with six bets to get stuck into. 13.30 Neptune...

Cheltenham 2017 Day 1 Tips and Bets

The 2017 Cheltenham Festival is finally here. From the Supreme Novices' Hurdle that kicks off the action right through to the closing novices' handicap chase, we have tips for all seven races on day one of Cheltenham. 13.30 Supreme Novices' Hurdle This year's curtain...