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Paddy Power’s Cheltenham tips: Unowhatimeanharry the one to back for the Stayers’ Hurdle

Barry Geraghty riding Unowhatimeanharry (R) clear the last to win The JLT Long Walk Hurdle Race at Ascot last December: Getty Images Look no further than Unowhatimeanharry for the Stayers’ Hurdle – for me, the finest stayer in Europe and definitely one to back. It could’v...

Paddy Power’s tips for Day Three of the Cheltenham Festival

Look no further than Unowhatimeanharry for the Stayers’ Hurdle – for me, the finest stayer in Europe and definitely one to back. It could’ve been a different story had the Yanworth team put their horse in this race rather than the Champion, where it all went wrong for them...

Cheltenham 2017: Special Tiara wins Queen Mother Champion Chase as Douvan fades

The 10-year-old Special Tiara (11-1) finished a head clear of Fox Norton (7-1) with Sir Valentino (33-1) third. It was jockey Noel Fehily’s second big-race victory of the Festival following Tuesday’s Champion Hurdle success. Douvan, ridden by Ruby Walsh, jumped poorly and w...

Cheltenham Festival 2017: Betting guide, odds and Paddy Power's tips for day three

Look no further than Unowhatimeanharry for the Stayers’ Hurdle (3.30pm) today – for me, the finest stayer in Europe and definitely one to back. It could’ve been a different story had the Yanworth team put their horse in this race rather than the Champion, where it all went...

Cheltenham 2017 races: Racecards, results, winners, dates and betting odds

Noel Fehily rode Buveur D'Air to victory in the Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham Racecourse to mark a memorable start to the annual festival on Tuesday. And the Gloucestershire venue will again ope...

Patrick Mullins: Punters can get off to Festival flyer by being sweet on Melon and 'Mag'

Melon was mooted as a potential banker long before making his impressive racecourse debut and his homework suggests there is more to come as he bids to overcome inexperience in the Supreme Novice...

Cheltenham: Yan's worth a look in Champion Hurdle

Yanworth can provide Alan King with a second win in the Stan James Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham. He has followed a tried and tested route to the big race, having run in the Neptune as a novice ...

Champion Hurdle would have been 'big ask' for Limini

Connections of Limini insist it would have been a “big ask” to let her run in the Stan James Champion Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival after deciding not to supplement her at the six-day ent...

Flyer set to soar in Scotland

MUSSELBURGH: 1.40 Burbank, 2.10 Frodon, 2.40 Peter The Mayo Man, 3.10 San Benedeto, 3.40 OVERLAND FLYER (NAP), 4.10 El Bandit, 4.40 Beyond The Clouds. Overland Flyer was thoroughly impressive on...

Favourite Ballyandy set 10st 6lb

Ante-post favourite Ballyandy has been handed 10st 6lb after the weights for the £155,000 Betfair Hurdle at Newbury on February 11 were revealed. The extended two-mile contest is Britain's rich...

Another Elliott Ayr raid

PLUMPTON: 1.25 Not Never, 2.00 Triple Chief, 2.35 Ghost River, 3.05 Itoldyou, 3.40 Not Another Muddle, 4.10 Cafe Au Lait. Gordon Elliott has a healthy strike-rate with his runners at Ayr and Hol...

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