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.
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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 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, ...
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...
2013 World Hurdle - Tony McCoy tips Get Me Out Of Here as good each-way bet13 March 2013
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 odds13 March 2013
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 field13 March 2013
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 trainers13 March 2013
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 promotions13 March 2013
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...
2013 World Hurdle runners - Bog Warrior and Solwhit take on Oscar Whisky12 March 2013
Irish duo Bog Warrior and Solwhit have both been declared among 14 runners for the World Hurdle at the 2013 Cheltenham Festival on Thursday.
Trainers Tony Martin and Charles Byrnes are notorious for keeping their cards close to their chest, but have finally shown their hand by declaring their star ...
2013 World Hurdle - Paul Nicholls expects Wonderful Charm to go close11 March 2013
Paul Nicholls is confident his World Hurdle dark horse Wonderful Charm can go close in the highlight on day three of the 2013 Cheltenham Festival.
With his four-time World Hurdle hero Big Buck’s sidelined due to injury, the champion trainer is relying on this French import and also Celestial Halo i...
2013 World Hurdle race guide & tips – Sivola can Reve it up10 March 2013
The World Hurdle may have been robbed of four-time winner Big Buck's, but the winner of Thursday's race at the Cheltenham Festival (due off 3.20pm) will have every right to called champion staying hurdler.
Plenty of trends to consider not least the fact seven of the last 11 renewals have fallen to ...
2013 World Hurdle - Grands Crus ruled out after unsatisfactory scope8 March 2013
Grands Crus, runner-up in the 2011 World Hurdle to currently sidelined Big Buck’s, has been denied the chance to go one better at the Cheltenham Festival next Thursday.
The classy David Pipe-trained grey has endured a troubled season over fences, in which his third place in the King George VI Chase...