Posts containing the tag Rebecca Curtis

Randox Health Grand National Handicap Chase (Grade 3) (Class 1) 4m2f74y

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 The Racing Horse offers our RACECOURSE TEMPLATES, RACING TRENDS and BETTING ADVICE for the AINTREE FESTIVAL and the 2019 GRAND NATIONAL. This designated page will only contain information pertaining to the most famous race in the world. . This race is the biggest and famous race in the world though just a handicap chase. … Continue reading

2015 Coral Welsh Grand National

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Officials at Chepstow are optimistic Saturday’s Coral Welsh Grand National will go ahead after being given the green light to move the feature event to a slot earlier in the afternoon. This prestigious fixture had to be abandoned due to waterlogging when originally planned to take place on 27th December, but was swiftly rescheduled. While … Continue reading

The National Hunt Season starts at Chepstow!

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Chepstow host their Totepool Chepstow Jumps Festival and we are excited. It signals the first meeting of the core jumps season which really gets into gear from October onwards.  Phil Bell, Executive Director at Chepstow, told us: “This is the first year of the Totepool Chepstow Jumps Festival and we have been rewarded with … Continue reading

Bet365 Long Distance Hurdle at Newbury

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At Fishers Cross is on target for the Long Distance Hurdle at Newbury’s Hennessy meeting on Saturday 30th November 2013 The ride on Ladbrokes World Hurdle second-favourite At Fishers Cross at Newbury’s Hennessy meeting looks up for grabs after regular rider  AP McCoy indicated he would be partnering My Tent Or Yours at Newcastle … Continue reading

Teaforthree and the 2013 John Smiths Grand National

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Our regular readers will know of our respect and affection for the work going on at Fforest Stables, Newport, Pembrokeshire and with Rebecca Curtis. One cannot help but be impressed by her sharp upward curve and she is going to the very top of her profession! In the season 2011/12 she trained 39 winners from 180 … Continue reading

Ground comes right for At Fishers Cross!

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Like everyone else we are excited and looking forward to the Gold Cup and have given our thoughts here. One of our loveliest days in racing was when we spent the day with Rebecca Curtis and the team at her Fforest Farm stables, then down onto Newport Sands to exercise Teaforthree and At Fishers Cross before going to … Continue reading

Rebecca tooled up for ‘Fight at Blue Ditch.’

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Welsh trainer Rebecca Curtis goes fully armed up to Ffos Las with nine runners today and one fully expects her to have winners. The Racing Horse will be there and it could be a good time again to play ‘Stop At A Winner’ such is the quality of those being taken. We know the former owner of Mister … Continue reading

Teaforthree to win the Coral 2012 Welsh National

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The Racing Horse has been looking forward to the 2012 Coral Welsh National and we hope the weather relents enough so that the rescheduled race will go ahead on Saturday 5 January 2013. Chepstow had only spots of rain on Thursday amounting to half a millimetre, and clerk of the course Keith Ottesen told … Continue reading

2012 Coral Welsh National update…

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A horse trained in Pembrokeshire is tipped to become the first Welsh-trained winner of the Welsh National since 1965. Teaforthree will be ridden by champion jockey AP McCoy at Chepstow next Thursday but, as Cemlyn Davies explains, there has been some concern the race may have to be postponed because of the weather: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-20817699 … Continue reading

Countdown to the Coral 2012 Welsh National!

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The Coral Welsh National is the highlight of the racing calendar at Chepstow and one of the most important and prestigious handicaps in the sport and this year takes place on a seven-race card on Thursday 27 December 2012. This competitive field races over three miles and five furlongs and jumps over 22 fences … Continue reading