Recently we posted a brief preview of the 2015 Cheltenham Festival. It outlined some of the spectator activities and attractions for each day and focused primarily on the Gold Cup, which is effectively the marquee event of the weekend.
Thousands of people will be gathered upon the famous Cheltenham Racecourse in March 2015 for the most enthralling extravaganzas – Cheltenham Festival, where almost 28 races will take place and it is expected that more than £500 million will be placed in bets on the race horses during the Cheltenham Gold Cup.
All roads lead back to Aintree for last year’s Grand National winner Pineau de Re with the gelding’s trainer Dr Richard Newland already planning the best way to prepare his star performer for a repeat bid of his famous triumph at the Liverpool track in April 2015.
The horse racing statistics traditionally show that it’s not often you see a two-year-old win a top sales race in authoritative fashion. As such, you may not immediately rush to see what price might be available for a Group 1 all-age sprint, but that’s just what I – and apparently plenty of others who saw the performance – did soon after Tiggy Wiggy had bolted up by six lengths in the valuable Weatherbys Super Sprint at Newbury on July 19.
Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner California Chrome took his first steps at the Belmont race course on Wednesday as he prepare for the 146th Belmont Stakes on June 7, reported in ESPN.
With exercise rider Willie Delgado, the Triple Crown hopeful jogged around the 1 ½-mile dirt course.