Big Buck's back in full work with hopes high for new season
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 World Hurdle odds - Big Buck's favourite to win on Cheltenham return
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-up
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, ...
3.20 World Hurdle tips - Solwhit to strike in Big Buck's absence
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...
2013 World Hurdle - Tony McCoy tips Get Me Out Of Here as good each-way bet
Tony McCoy believes his World Hurdle mount Get Me Out Of Here has “a good each-way chance” as he bids to gain a deserved first Cheltenham Festival success in the Thursday highlight.
If any horse is due a change of luck at the Cheltenham Festival it’s Get Me Out Of Here - he has finished second at t...
2013 World Hurdle latest odds
A field of 13 will go to post for the 2013 World Hurdle and it looks one of the most open renewals for years with bookmakers going 4/1 'the field'.
Oscar Whisky was a disappointing fifth to Big Buck's 12 months ago, but punters seem prepared to give him another chance this time round as he's disput...
2013 World Hurdle runners and full field
The World Hurdle, which is run over three miles on the Thursday of the Cheltenham Festival, has attracted a final field of 13 runners.
They are headed by the Nicky Henderson-trained Oscar Whisky (4/1 Betfred) who could only finish fifth in the race 12 months ago, but goes into this year's race on t...
2013 World Hurdle: Cheltenham Thursday highlight wide open, say trainers
Trainers of the leading contenders for the 2013 World Hurdle are agreed that Thursday’s highlight at the Cheltenham Festival is a “wide open race”.
The absence of four-time winner Big Buck’s due to injury has left the staying hurdling division waiting for a new, maybe temporary, king to be anointed...
2013 World Hurdle key bookmaker promotions
The World Hurdle looks wide open with plenty of horses sure to attract support and bookmakers are going all out to attract your money.
There's a whole raft of offers available to entice punters to part with their cash and to save you scratching around, we've bought them altogether here for you...