News About Kevin Lafferty Hurdle

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. The 2013 Grand National Final Field and Barrier Draw was released this morning with Black and Bent the top weight at 72kg. Trainer Robert Smerdon believes the seven-year-old is good enough…

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 is attempting to become the first horse to win the Grand National and the Melbourne Cup in the…

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. Just one horse in the history of Australian racing has managed to win both the Grand National Hurdle and the Melbourne Cup. That was Malua, who in 1884…