2.40 Albert Bartlett Novices' Hurdle tips - Ballycasey to bag Festival Grade One15 March 2013
Nick gives his tips on the 2.40 Albert Bartlett Novices' Hurdle on day four of the 2013 Cheltenham Festival.
The Albert Bartlett always goes the way of a thorough stayer and At Fishers Cross (11/4, bet365) looks like he will relish Friday’s challenge.
The favourite beat runaway Neptune winner ...
2013 Albert Bartlett Novices' Hurdle race guide and tips - Cross is nailed on14 March 2013
The Albert Bartlett Novices' Hurdle (due off 2.40om) is for novice hurdlers over three miles on the New Course and is invariably a war of attrition.
Experience is essential with all eight winners having raced at least three times. Stamina counts for plenty too with all bar one of the eight winning ...
2013 Albert Bartlett Novices' Hurdle runners and final field14 March 2013
Friday's Albert Bartlett Novices' Hurdle over three miles has attracted a final field of 16 runners.
They are headed by At Fishers Cross who has battled to victory at Cheltenham on his last two starts; over this trip on the first occasion from the re-opposing Inish Ireland, and getting back up from...
2013 Albert Bartlett Novices' Hurdle key bookmaker promotions14 March 2013
Friday's Albert Bartlett Novices' Hurdle looks a wide open renewal 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...
African Gold "perfect" for Albert Bartlett Novices' Hurdle says Nigel Twiston-Davies25 February 2013
Trainer Nigel Twiston-Davies believes his Albert Bartlett Novices' Hurdle contender African Gold is the “perfect type” for the three-mile Cheltenham Festival test.
African Gold has only been beaten once in six starts so far, on his hurdling debut at Carlisle in October when runner-up having ma...
Cheltenham Festival ground not worrying Rebecca Curtis for At Fishers Cross7 February 2013
Trainer Rebecca Curtis is unconcerned about the prospect of the ground drying out at the 2013 Cheltenham Festival for her smart novice hurdler At Fishers Cross.
The six-year-old is among the leading contenders for the three-mile Albert Bartlett Novices’ Hurdle on March 15 after turning over highly-...
Nigel Twiston-Davies aiming African Gold at 2013 Cheltenham Festival22 January 2013
Trainer Nigel Twiston-Davies is aiming his fast-improving young stayer African Gold at the Albert Bartlett Novices’ Hurdle on Cheltenham Gold Cup day.
African Gold has only been beaten once in five starts so far, on his hurdling debut at Carlisle in October when runner-up to Ballybough Pat having m...
2.40 Cheltenham tips – Albert Bartlett Novices’ Hurdle preview16 March 2012
We have the best Albert Bartlett Novices’ Hurdle tips ahead of the final day of the 2012 Cheltenham Festival.
We must wait until Friday for the best bet of the meeting and it comes in the shape of one of Ireland’s most exciting prospects at this year’s Festival – BOSTON BOB (6/4, Pa...
Boston Bob confirmed for Albert Bartlett Novices' raid12 March 2012
Willie Mullins has decided to run exciting novice Boston Bob in the Albert Bartlett Novices' Hurdle at Cheltenham next week.
There had been much speculation over where the talented Irish hurdler would line up at Prestbury Park, with the Neptune Investment Management Novices' Hurdle another potentia...
Albert Bartlett Hurdle tips18 March 2010
This is the sixth running of the Albert Bartlett Hurdle (2.40) and it is shaping up into a decent renewal with a good mix of unexposed types and those with top-class staying hurdle form already in the book.
The FavouriteThe Tom George-trained Tell Massini definitely falls into the latter category ...
Albert Bartlett Novices' Hurdle update9 March 2010
Momentum is getting behind Enterprise Park and I could actually see him challenge the long-time ante-post favourite Tell Massini for outright favouritism on the day. The more I think about it, the more I think we are on the two class acts of the race. Enterprise Park's stablemate Fionnegas would wo...
Summit Meeting 25/1 for Cheltenham glory after Fairyhouse win9 February 2010
Summit Meeting remains 25-1 with Coral for next month's Neptune Investment Management Novices Hurdle, after Jessica Harrington's charge returned to winning ways at Fairyhouse this afternoon.
Elsewhere, Harry Tricker is now the 6-1 (from 7-1) joint favourite with Coral for Saturday's Totespor...
Albert Bartlett Novices’ Hurdle Preview - Tips and advice on the 2010 Cheltenham Festival20 January 2010
A race designed for staying hurdlers who are not quite up to tackling the likes of Big Buck’s in the World Hurdle, this is also run over three miles and is often contested by a high class group of superstars.
Added to the Festival in 2005, The Albert Bartlett Novices’ Hurdle is not renowned for sp...
Albert Bartlett Novices' Hurdle Tips12 March 2009
Pre-race RPR (Racing Post Rating) of at least 139 - four winners in four runnings
Won over 2m5f or further - 4/4
At least three runs over hurdles - 4/4
Top-two finish in a graded hurdle last time out - 4/4
Won hurdle race over at least 2m5f - 4/4
Course winner - 3/4
Albert Bartlett Novices' Hurdle Preview8 March 2009
Jonjo O'Neill achieved well-deserved fame for some memorable performances in the saddle, never more so perhaps than when driving home Dawn Run to win the Cheltenham Gold Cup, the brave mare who had already previously won the Champion Hurdle. O'Neill was champion jockey on two occasions and has now ...