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Bashboy Still A Chance For Overseas Trip Despite Australian Steeplechase Defeat

Bashboy Still A Chance For Overseas Trip Despite Australian Steeplechase Defeat

Trainer Ciaron Maher has confirmed that Australian jumps racing superstar Bashboy is still a chance to race overseas despite his upset loss in the Australian Steeplechase (3900m) at Sandown today. Bashboy was set the mammoth task of carrying 74.5kg, compared to the 64kg carried by the rest of the field, and the heavy weight clearly took…

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. Black and Bent won the Grand National Hurdle in 2011 and earlier this year scored an Australian-record tenth consecutive jumps racing victory with his win in the Jack Dow…

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…