Willie Mullins has strong hand in £250,000 Ladbrokes Trophy with Cabaret Queen and Yorkhill

Horse Talk with Simon Jackson: Top horse racing tips and the latest news. WILLIE Mullins appears to have a strong hand in the £250,000 Ladbrokes Trophy at Newbury on Saturday where he is set to be represented by Cabaret Queen and Yorkhill. Mullins’ duo is amongst 24 entries for the Grade 3 three miles and…

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Unbeaten John Constable illustrates improved form over hurdles

By Simon Jackson. Newbury Racecourse today stages the first of the three-day bet365 Festival which runs from Thursday to Saturday and is highlighted by the £200,000 Hennessy Gold Cup on the last day. Today’s seven-race card features the £45,000 Listed bet365 Intermediate Hurdle (3.15pm) which has attracted a field of seven runners and includes the…

Coneygree targets Hennessy Gold Cup after thumping Sandown rivals

By Simon Jackson. Coneygree scored a wide-margin victory in his first race since landing this year’s Betfred Cheltenham Gold Cup when winning a Listed race at Sandown Park on Sunday. The Mark Bradstock-trained eight-year-old was never headed in the three mile 188Bet Future Stars Chase. Coneygree extended the advantage over his two rivals three fences…

Newbury host their last jumps meeting of the 2014/15 season

By Simon Jackson. Newbury host their last meeting of the national hunt season on Thursday when they stage a six race card for the inaugural Sri Lankan Raceday. The feature race is the Class 3 £10,000 Win A Holiday To Sri Lanka Handicap Chase where the betting is headed by The Oliver Sherwood-trained last start…