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Black and Bent Records Famous 2013 Grand National Hurdle Win

Black and Bent Records Famous 2013 Grand National Hurdle Win

Jumps racing champion Black and Bent recorded a famous victory in the Grand National Hurdle (3900m) at Sandown yesterday, smashing the weight carrying record for the race that had stood for over seventy  years.

Black and Bent won the 2013 Grand National Hurdle carrying a record breaking 72kg at Sandown on Sunday. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

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2013 Grand National Hurdle – Don’t Rule Out Black and Bent

2013 Grand National Hurdle – Don’t Rule Out Black and Bent

Leading jumps jockey Steve Pateman has warned punters not to rule out Black and Bent in the Grand National Hurdle (3900m) at Sandown Park on Sunday.

Steve Pateman is confident Black and Bent can return to the winners circle in the 2013 Grand National Hurdle. Photo: Taron Clarke

Black and Bent won the Grand National Hurdle in 2011 and earlier ...

2013 Grand National Final Field And Barrier Draw Released

2013 Grand National Final Field And Barrier Draw Released

Jumps racing champion Black and Bent is set to take on several challengers to his throne in this Sunday’s Grand National Hurdle (3900m) at Sandown.

Black and Bent is the top-weight for the 2013 Grand National Hurdle. Photo by: Taron Clarke

The 2013 Grand National Final Field and Barrier Draw was released this morning with Black and Bent the top ...

2013 Grand National Nominations Stacked With Talent

2013 Grand National Nominations Stacked With Talent

The 2013 Grand National Hurdle (3900m) is set to be the most exciting Hurdle race of the season with eight talented jumpers nominated to run in the $200,000 race at Sandown this Sunday.

Black and Bent is aiming to end a two-race losing streak in the Grand National Hurdle on Sunday.

The field is headlined by superstar Black and Bent...

Grand National Hurdle Winner Bent on Melbourne Cup 2011

Grand National Hurdle Winner Bent on Melbourne Cup 2011

History and the odds on Australia’s champion hurdler Black And Bent to win the 2011 Melbourne Cup this November may be against them, but trainer Robert Smerdon believes the Flemington feature is more than just a pipe dream after the horse’s authoritative victory in the $200,000 Grand National Hurdle (3900m) at Betfair Park, Sandown Lakeside on Sunday.

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Black and Bent Still On Track For Historic Double

Black and Bent Still On Track For Historic Double

Champion hurdler Black and Bent has continued his build up to the Grand National Hurdle and the Melbourne Cup with an impressive win in the Kevin Lafferty Hurdle over 3600m at Warrnambool on Sunday.

Black and Bent remains on track to compete in the Grand National Hurdle and the Melbourne Cup

Black and Bent is attempting to become the first ...

Champion Hurdler Heading For Melbourne Cup 2011

Champion Hurdler Heading For Melbourne Cup 2011

History suggests it can’t be done but connections of Australia’s best hurdler have indicated they will target the 2011 Melbourne Cup with champion jumper Black and Bent.

Black and Bent will now target the 2011 Melbourne Cup

Just one horse in the history of Australian racing has managed to win both the Grand National Hurdle and the Melbourne Cup. ...

Black and Bent Back Over The Fences

Black and Bent Back Over The Fences

Black and Bent will step out over the jumps for the first time in over a year on Saturday, and to make matters worse he will be forced to carry a whopping 73.5 kg.

Black And Bent will carry at least 8kg more than his rivals on Saturday

Trainer Robert Smerdon confirmed that Black and Bent would be entered in ...

Smerdon Brings Back the Black

Smerdon Brings Back the Black

Black And Bent will resume racing at Moonee Valley

One of Australia’s premier jumps horses, Black and Bent is back in work at Moonee Valley after a nearly a year on the sidelines.

Black and Bent will resume his racing career in the $70,000 Country Cup over 2040m at Moonee Valley on Saturday.

It appeared as if the five year ...