2pts win Yorkhill @7/1 non-runner-no-bet, Ryanair Chase

This weekend’s inaugural Dublin Racing Festival at Leopardstown, formed by merging two traditional meetings into one big weekend, might lack British entries but will certainly go some way to answering many of the questions surrounding the Irish challenge for March’s Cheltenham Festival. That’s not to say it’s all about the…

Cheltenham ante-post: 20/1 Topofthegame each-way in the Coral Cup; 16/1 Wholestone to win the Stayers' Hurdle

There’s just two months to go until Cheltenham Festival 2018 and it’s high time to start filling up the ante-post book. Last weekend’s Lanzarote Hurdle at Kempton produced a few clues to the Wednesday’s Coral Cup, with the winner William Henry, who we tipped at 13/2, reported today to be…

1pt ante-post win Samcro @16/1, Supreme Novices' Hurdle

It’s fascinating to see Cheltenham Festival’s biggest hype horse SAMCRO entered in next month’s Irish Champion Hurdle, given it’s highly unusual to pitch a novice into Grade 1 open company. Connections must smell blood after Faugheen recently bombed out of the Ryanair Hurdle at Leopardstown, blowing open the two-mile hurdling division in…