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36 Entries For Cheltenham Gold Cup

The 2014 Cheltenham Gold Cup entries have been announced and there are 36 of them including new ante-post favourite Bobs Worth, Silviniaco Conti and Cue Card who all get the green light. Despite the general anticipation of who will get entered,…

Auroras Encore Heads To Wetherby

All eyes will be on the Rowland Meyrick Handicap Chase at Wetherby on December 26th as 2013 Grand National winner, Auroras Encore, hopes to make his seasonal return to competitive action. The Sue Smith trained 11-year-old, is set to compete…

Becher Chase Attracts 43 Entries

December 7 2013 will see the Aintree fences back in action for the first time since the Grand National in April and the two Betfred-sponsored races that utilise them have received more than 40 entries apiece. Included in the potential line-up…

Hurricane Ready To Fly

Horse racing fans will no doubt be eager with anticipation for Sunday’s race at Punchestown (2:15) and of course will be looking forward to seeing whether or not Hurricane Fly can get his season off to a winning start. Trainer Willie Mullins…

Mullins Mounts British Campaign

Ireland's Champion trainer Willie Mullins is incredibly well known in the UK but until recently has always had a more reserved approach to entering British races, preferring instead to stay in Ireland for the bulk of his races. But seemingly…

Quel Esprit

A classy horse, Quel Esprit is trained by Irish Champion trainer Willie Mullins and did have an entry in 2012 but was withdrawn before the final stages and didn't run. He had three more runs, one of them in a hurdle in France, before the 2013…

Quiscover Fontaine

Quiscover Fontaine is trained by Willie Mullins and owned by JP McManus and was attempting the Grand National for the second time on April 6th 2013. Usually partnered with David Casey, Quiscover Fontaine has had mixed form with mediocre…

Ruby Walsh Weighs Up Opposition

Fresh off the press and by by press we mean the Paddy Power Blog and Ruby Walsh has been weighing up his opposition in anticipation of the 2013 Grand National on Saturday. Starting with On His Own, though he hasn't yet been officially confirmed…

Mullins Scratches Three From 2013 Grand National

The first scratchings deadline for the 2013 Grand National has passed and it was announced on Wednesday that eleven horses had been withdrawn at the stage. Irish Champion trainer, Willie Mullins, withdrew the largest number for any trainer…