Big Buck's still the undisputed champion ahead of 2013/14 National Hunt season17 October 2013
Big Buck's returns to action this season and the superstar will be chasing a sensational fifth World Hurdle success.
It is not uncommon for a sporting champion to return from a lengthy hiatus to effectively continue where they left off when making their return to the profession.
Ronnie O’Sullivan ...
Brilliant Big Buck's on the comeback trail ahead of 2014 World Hurdle17 October 2013
The incredible Big Buck’s is on the comeback trail after injury ruled him out of action last season.
The unbeaten hurdler and undisputed champion of his division has been sidelined since his success in the Long Distance Hurdle at Newbury last December.
That victory took his winning run to eighteen ...
Big Buck's back in full work with hopes high for new season6 September 2013
Paul Nicholls paraded over 80 horses at a recent owners' day and staying hurdle legend Big Buck's naturally attracted plenty of attention.
The now nine-year-old has not been seen on a racecourse since winning the Long Distance Hurdle at Newbury last December (his 18th consecutive win over hurdles),...
2014 Cheltenham Festival - Jewson Novices' Chase given Grade 1 status23 July 2013
The 2014 Cheltenham Festival will have an extra Grade 1 race after the Jewson Novices’ Chase was upgraded to the top-level status.
Formerly a Grade 2 contest, the Jewson is among four races that have been elevated along with two at the Aintree Grand National meeting and one at Sandown Park.
2014 World Hurdle odds - Big Buck's favourite to win on Cheltenham return15 March 2013
Big Buck’s, forced to abdicate his World Hurdle crown temporarily at least, is favourite to return triumphant from injury at the 2014 Cheltenham Festival.
The four-time World Hurdle hero had to miss this year’s defence after suffering an injury following his seasonal debut at Newbury, in which he r...
2013 World Hurdle - Blue Square offering money back on Cheltenham runner-up14 March 2013
Day three of the 2013 Cheltenham Festival is known as St Patrick’s Thursday - and bookmaker Blue Square are running a great money-back offer on the feature event, the World Hurdle.
It’s been a fantastic Cheltenham Festival so far despite the freezing weather with the performances of Hurricane Fly, ...
2.05 Pertemps Final tips - Ballybough Pat to sink Sam Winner14 March 2013
Nick gives his expert tips on the Pertemps Final at 2.05 at Cheltenham on Thursday.
Sam Winner (5/1, William Hill) has been the long-time ante post favourite for the Pertemps and the fact he is thrown into the race has been the Festival’s worst kept secret in recent weeks.
Paul Nicholls’ Triu...
1.30 Jewson Novices' Chase tips - Captain Conan to claim Jewson glory14 March 2013
Nick has expert tips on the Jewson Novices' Chase at 2.30 at Cheltenham on Thursday.
The 2013 Jewson Chase kicks off proceedings on Thursday and the presence of Dynaste (13/8, Paddy Power) has changed the whole complexion of the contest.
David Pipe’s market leader has been sent here rather than th...
5.15 Cross Country Chase - Bostons Angel to taste second Festival success14 March 2013
Nick has his tips ahead of the 5:15 Glenfarclas Handicap Chase (Cross Country) at Cheltenham on Thursday.
Philip Hobbs and Balthazar King finally broke the Irish stranglehold on the Cross Country Chase last year, but the Irish will be confident that Arabella Boy (9/2, bet365) can bring the cr...
4.40 Kim Muir Chase tips - Magical Mullins set for more Festival glory14 March 2013
Nick gives his tips ahead of the Fulke Walwyn Kim Muir Challenge Cup Handicap Chase at 4.40 at Cheltenham on Thursday.
24 go to post for the Kim Muir and Super Duty (11/2, Stan James) has been heavily backed to win the famous race.
Donald McCain’s seven-year-old was last seen finishing a...
4.00 Byrne Group Plate tips - Cantlow to claim Byrne Group Plate thriller14 March 2013
Nick gives his verdict on the Byrne Group Plate in the 4.00 Cheltenham on Thursday afternoon.
24 horses go to post for the Byrne Group Plate and Bayllynagour (4/1, Betfred) could be very well in for trainer David Pipe.
The seven-year-old landed a gamble for his new yard in a ten runner 2 ½ mi...
3.20 World Hurdle tips - Solwhit to strike in Big Buck's absence14 March 2013
Nick gives his expert tips on the 2013 World Hurdle which takes place at 3.20 on Thursday.
The absence of Big Buck’s in this year’s World Hurdle has meant that the contest has a wide open feel to it for the first time in years and the bookmakers are struggling to split Oscar Whisky (4/1, BetVi...
2.40 Ryanair Chase tips - For Non Stop to spring Ryanair surprise14 March 2013
Nick has expert tips on the Ryanair Chase at 2.40 at the Cheltenham Festival on Thursday.
After originally looking like one of the races of the meeting, the Ryanair Chase has now cut up to eight runners and First Lieutenant (11/4, Stan James) brings top class Irish from to Cheltenham.
Coral offering £10 free bet to all customers at Cheltenham on Thursday14 March 2013
Bookmaker Coral have really set the pace with their incredible special offers on the 2013 Cheltenham Festival – and they have more superb promotions for punters on St Patrick’s Thursday.
Coral are reeling from laying Evens to a maximum £20 stake to any customer about Sprinter Sacre winning the Quee...
Betfred no-deposit £5 free bet and special offers for 2013 Cheltenham Festival14 March 2013
It’s day three of the 2013 Cheltenham Festival – and bookmaker Betfred have lots to offer punters on Thursday for another eagerly-awaited afternoon of magnificent jumps racing action.
Betfred have so much to offer it’s difficult to know where to start, but here’s the easy bit – they are giving new ...