Tag: 'Grand National Hurdle'

Ablaze

New Zealand jumpers dominate Sandown meeting

Kiwi jumpers were again to the fore at Sandown on Grand National Hurdle day, taking out the two jumping features. Former South Island galloper Ablaze...
Gobstopper

Gobstopper to scale Grand National Hurdle

New Zealand jumper Gobstopper's former trainer expects the gelding to mount a sterner challenge in this edition of Grand National Hurdle at Sandown.
Tallyho Twinkletoe

Big weight for Twinkletoe in Grand National Hurdle

Tallyho Twinkletoe's task at a second Grand National Hurdle has been made tougher after he was given a 6kg increase on his winning weight of...
Tallyho Twinkletoe

Tallyho Twinkletoe headlines National noms

Tallyho Twinkletoe has been entered for the Grand National Hurdle at Sandown and will be attempting a second win in the feature jumps race.
Bee Tee Junior

National tilt for Bee Tee Junior

Talented New Zealand jumper Tallyho Twinkletoe will be be vying for back-to-back wins in the Grand National Hurdle (4200m) next month, but trainer Rachael Cunningham...
Tallyho Twinkletoe

Tallyho Twinkletoe to chase jumps history

After victory the Brendan Drechsler Hurdle at Pakenham, Tallyo Twinkletoe will attempt back-to-back wins in the in the Grand National Hurdle and Steeplechase.
Tallyho Twinkletoe

National double defence begins for star jumper

Arguably Australasia’s best jumper Tallyho Twinkletoe will begin his Australian campaign to defend his Grand National Hurdle (4200m) and Steeplechase (4500m) titles at Pakenham on...
Tallyho Twinkletoe

Tallyho Twinkletoe after a National repeat

Tallyho Twinkletoe is heading back to Melbourne chasing Grand National Hurdle and Steeplechase repeat wins after a hurdle victory in New Zealand.
Tallyho Twinkletoe

Reunited and it feels so good

One of the most formidable partnerships in Australasian jumps racing continued their undefeated record at Wanganui on Friday when winning the Brian FM Open Hurdle...
Gobstopper

Former Kiwis make mark at the ‘Bool

Former New Zealand-trained gallopers made an impact at Warrnambool on Sunday, headed by Gobstopper, who landed the feature race, the Kevin Lafferty Hurdle (3200m) with...
Tallyho Twinkletoe

Talented jumper to resume at Wanganui

Tallyho Twinkletoe summitted the peak of Australasian jumps racing last year when taking out the Grand National Hurdle (4200m) and Steeplechase (4500m) double. The New...

Gobstopper jumps into National contention

Gobstopper, a brother to Group One winners Werther and Toffee Tongue, is making his mark as a jumper with recent wins in the Galleywood and...
Aaron Kuru

Kuru jumping to get back racing

New Zealand’s green pastures have it rated as one of the world’s leading thoroughbred nurseries, though in the last few weeks it has been a...
Tallyho Twinkletoe

Tallyho Twinkletoe jumps to National glory

Tallyho Twinkletoe has repeated his win in the Grand National Hurdle at Sandown with an easy victory in the Steeplechase equivalent at Ballarat.
Gagarin

Gillies aims to bounce back in National

Mathew Gillies has gained a doctor’s clearance to ride Gagarin in Saturday’s Racecourse Hotel & Motor Lodge 145th Grand National Steeplechase (5600m) at Riccarton. The...

Tallyho Twinkletoe claims National glory

Aptly named New Zealand gelding Tallyho Twinkletoe has jumped his way to victory in the Grand National Hurdle at Sandown.
Gobstopper

Grand expectations for Gobstopper

Emily Farr could be in for one of her biggest days in racing on Sunday when she partners in-form jumper Gobstopper in the Grand National...

Jumps features headline Sandown program

The Grand National Hurdle and Crisp Steeplechase headline a 10-race program at Sandown featuring three jumps races and seven Flat races.
Gobstopper

Gobstopper Farr too good in Drechsler

The Kiwis got the cash in Sunday’s Brendan Drechsler Hurdle (3500m) at Racing.com Park as trainer Andrew Campbell’s Gobstopper led all the way to take...
Gobstopper

Australian jumps targets for Gobstopper

Gobstopper made an impressive start to his jumping career, winning his maiden hurdle at Te Aroha by 13 lengths last month, and his connections have...
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Stewards adjourn inquiry into tactics

Racing Victoria stewards will study the betting on the Grand National Hurdle at Sandown after adjourning an inquiry into John Allen's tactics on Bit Of...

Cougar Express races to GN Hurdle success

One of Darren Weir's right-hand men, Jarrod McLean, has claimed the Grand National Hurdle in possibly his biggest win in his own right as a...
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Cougar Express chasing Grand National win

Jarrod McLean says he has Cougar Express in good order as he attempts to upset the winning sequence of Self Sense in the Grand National...

Self Sense to carry topweight in GN Hurdle

After three unbeaten runs over jumps, Self Sense has been promoted to the top of the weights for his attempt at Grand National Hurdle honours...
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Nominations extended for the GN Hurdle

Unbeaten in three runs over jumps, Self Sense is one of 12 nominations for the Grand National Hurdle at Sandown.