5.15 Grand Annual Chase tips - Kid Cassidy to conquer Festival finale
We have expert tips on the 5.15 Johnny Henderson Grand Annual Chase Challenge Cup on the final day of the Cheltenham Festival.
The final race at the 2013 Cheltenham Festival looks another ultra-competitive contest and last year’s County Hurdle hero Alderwood (6/1, bet365) looks a warm ord...
2013 Grand Annual race guide and tips - Rody can roar home
The Grand Annual (due off 5.15pm) is the traditional "getting out stakes" of the Cheltenham Festival, yet perversely is one of the tightest handicaps of the entire meeting over a trip of two miles.
Punters looking to 'get out' have had a tough time of it in recent years with no winning jolly since ...
Cheltenham handicap entries revealed - Tim Vaughan targeting Grand Annual
Entries for the 2013 Cheltenham Festival handicaps have been revealed – and trainer Tim Vaughan is aiming two new Irish imports at the Johnny Henderson Grand Annual Chase.
The Welsh trainer has taken charge of Donnas Palm and Free World, two smart sorts in whom Vaughan will hope to inspire a return...
Alderwood on course for Cheltenham Festival double in Grand Annual Chase
Trainer Tom Mullins is hopeful Alderwood can win at the Cheltenham Festival for the second season running, this time in the Johnny Henderson Grand Annual Chase.
Alderwood, winner of the Vincent O’Brien County Handicap Hurdle last term, is a novice over fences this season but, as in 2012, Mullins ha...
Alderwood has 2013 Cheltenham Festival prep run at Leopardstown on Sunday
Alderwood, winner of the Vincent O’Brien County Handicap Hurdle last season, will have his 2013 Cheltenham Festival warm-up run at Leopardstown on Sunday.
The nine-year-old has been sent chasing this term and got off the mark over the bigger obstacles last time out at Navan, where he had to battle ...
5.15 Cheltenham tips – Johnny Henderson Grand Annual Chase preview
We have all the latest tips and previews ahead of the Johnny Henderson Grand Annual Chase at Cheltenham at 5.15.
The Grand Annual represents another wide open race to end the day and plenty in with chances, none more so than Nicky Henderson’s Kid Cassidy (6/1, Paddy Power) who heads the bettin...
Grand Annual Chase Preview - Tips and advice on the 2010 Cheltenham Festival
A race designed for handicappers who battle it out over two miles, the Grand Annual is the final race of the Cheltenham Festival.
Named after his father, the race is often targeted with great success by Nicky Henderson and he is worth following in the betting when the market for the race is releas...
Grand Annual Tips: Sing the Praises of Opera
Distance winner (2m) – 10 winners in 10 runnings
Officially rated 130 to 143 – 10/10
No more than 12 runs over fences – 10/10
Aged nine or under – 9/10
No more than four runs since August – 9/10
Carried no more than 10st 11lb – 9/10
Started no bigger than 8/1 – 8/10
Grand Annual Steeplechase preview
The Grand Annual Steeplechase had been contested for 132 years, traditionally on the last day of the meeting and on this occasion, as the very last race of the 2009 Cheltenham Festival.
Nicky Henderson saddled the third and fourth horses home when the race was first run under its new prefix in me...