Neil Mulholland predicts big run from Midnight Chase at Cheltenham Festival8 March 2013
Trainer Neil Mulholland fancies the chances of his course specialist Midnight Chase in the JLT Specialty Handicap Chase at the Cheltenham Festival on Tuesday.
Five of the 11-year-old’s last six wins have been at Cheltenham, all of them over fences, four of them in handicap company and the most rece...
Gary Moore aiming to get Fruity at 2013 Cheltenham Festival8 February 2013
Fruity O’Rooney, runner-up in the JLT Specialty Handicap Chase at last year’s Cheltenham Festival, will bid to go one better on March 12.
The 10-year-old, trained by Gary Moore, has been a model of consistency over fences with a string of commendable efforts in big handicaps.
At Cheltenham last yea...
JLT Speciality Handicap Chase tips - Noland for value each way bet13 March 2012
The newly named JLT Speciality Handicap Chase is the first time of the meeting that punters get to sink their teeth into some handicap action and it looks a typically competitive renewal of the three mile chase.
David Pipe’s The Package (13/2, Ladbrokes) heads the betting for the race and afte...
Cheltenham tips - Stewart Family Spinal Research Handicap Chase13 March 2011
The Stewart Family Spinal Research Handicap Chase (Tuesday 15th, 2.40) over 3m1/2f is the big handicap chase of the Festival and has been a graveyard for favourite backers, with just two obliging in the past 30 years.
2010 Result: Chief Dan George, trained by James Moffatt and ridden by Paddy Aspel...
The Stewart Family Spinal Research Handicap Chase at Cheltenham23 February 2011
The three-mile handicap chase on the Tuesday and opening day of the Cheltenham Festival, will be named The Stewart Family Spinal Research Handicap Chase.
Andy Stewart and his family have stepped forward to sponsor the race with Spinal Research being the UK's leading charity funding medical resear...
William Hill Trophy Tips16 March 2010
A maximum field of 24 runners go to post for the top handicap chase of the whole meeting, the William Hill Trophy Handicap Chase over 3m1/2f (2.40).
The FavouriteAlan King, successful with the novice Fork Lightning in 2004, is aiming to strike with another first-season chaser in Bensalem. The ligh...
Cheltenham Festival tips - The 2010 William Hill Trophy15 March 2010
Nick Wilby takes a look at this year's William Hill Trophy.
2.40 – William Hill Trophy Chase
3m1/2f – Handicap Chase
A race that has gone the way of a novice chaser three times in the last six years and it makes sense to stick with them again this season. The Package (6/1,Ladbrokes) ticks ...
William Hill Trophy favourite The Package tops Cheltenham decs10 March 2010
The Package – one of the biggest ante-post gambles for this year’s Cheltenham Festival remains at the head of the betting for the William Hill Trophy after the five-day declaration stage today.
David Pipe landed a tremendous coup when taking the 2008 running with An Accordion, and looks set to pu...
William Hill Trophy Cheltenham Festival update9 March 2010
Looking at the weights, it would appear the bottom weight here will carry only around 10st 8lbs so the 11st rule is going to be under threat (the last 10 winners carried under 11st) so I would ignore that concentrate on the official ratings stats that say you've had it if rated 150+ like in the las...
Hill Trophy Handicap - 2010 Cheltenham Festival preview18 January 2010
One of the most competitive races of the Festival, the Hill Trophy Hanidcap is a war of attrition fought out by a huge field of experienced jumpers.
The sort of race that is more than likely to throw up a big priced surprise, a victory here puts the winner in the picture for the Grand National th...
William Hill Trophy won by Wichita Lineman10 March 2009
Tony McCoy was seen at his very best as he dragged Wichita Lineman home in the William Hill Trophy at the Cheltenham Festival.Maljimar appeared to have the race in safe-keeping after the last as Daryl Jacob's mount scooted clear. But McCoy, as ever, refused to give up.Despite being only third over ...
William Hill Trophy Tips6 March 2009
Aged seven to 10 - 10 winners in the last 10 runnings
In the handicap - 10/10
Won over at least 3m - 9/10
Carried no more than 10st 12lb - 9/10
SP between 11/2 and 10/1 - 8/10
Five to 11 runs over fences - 7/10
Ran no more than four times that season - 7/10