Jessica Harrington tips Bostons Angel for Cheltenham Cross Country Chase
Trainer Jessica Harrington believes Bostons Angel has “a very good chance” of winning the Glenfarclas Cross Country Handicap Chase at the 2013 Cheltenham Festival.
The nine-year-old, winner of the 2011 RSA Chase, made a highly encouraging debut over the Cheltenham cross-country course when second t...
Outlaw Pete aiming for Cross Country Chase at 2013 Cheltenham Festival
Outlaw Pete is on course for the Glenfarclas Cross Country Handicap Chase at the 2013 Cheltenham Festival, according to his trainer John Halley.
The nine-year-old, owned by J P McManus, staked his claim for the Cheltenham Festival contest which is among the most popular with racegoers by scoring ov...
Glenfarclas Handicap Chase tips - Balthazar King
The Glenfarclas Handicap Chase isn’t a race that looks particularly enticing as far as punting goes and while it is a thoroughly enjoyable contest, it isn’t the sort of race to approach with an open wallet.
Edna Bolger’s dominance in the race has come to an end in the last two years and t...
Cheltenham Festival 2011 - Cross Country Chase preview
The Cross Country Chase, which was first run in 2005, is probably one of the least competitive races at the Festival but it has certainly added a bit of variety to the meeting and is an entertaining spectacle.
Since its inception it has been dominated by Irish-trained runners, with Enda Bolger re...
Cheltenham Cross Country Chase tip - Tuesday 16th March preview
Nick Wilby takes a look at the 2010 Cross Country Chase.
4.00 – Cross Country Chase
3m7f – Handicap Chase
The Cross Country Chase is a race that has been dominated by owner/trainer combination JP McManus and Edna Bolger and the duo are responsible for four of the first five winners of the race.&...
Cross Country Handicap Chase - 2010 Cheltenham Festival preview
A different dimension to the Festival, this cross country event is as competitive as anything else on the card. Trainer Edna Bolger has had such a strong grip on the race he has managed to win it four out of the last five times, most recently with Garde Champetre, the 2009 and 2009 victor.
Cross Country Handicap Chase Betting Advice
Trained in Ireland - four winners in the last four runnings
Won one of its last two starts - 4/4
Winner of a cross-country chase at either Cheltenham or Punchestown (the last three had won the PP Hogan Memorial Chase in February) - 4/4
Won over at least three miles - 4/4
Garde attempts back to back wins
Garde Champetre, who was bought by J P McManus in 2004, has finally found his niche in the owner's team of horses. The 10-year-old has always seemed to relish the twisting, cross-country course and has another fine opportunity to post a win.
Garde's rider, Carberry, comes from a family s...