TOWCESTER PREVIEW: Edmunds hoping for home success
Local trainer Stuart Edmunds has his string in great nick and the Tyringham handler can add a Towcester success to his recent impressive run when action kicks off in the county at 12.40pm today (Thursday).
Perhaps it was the sight of Nicky Henderson leaning thoughtfully in the sunshine on the owners and trainers’ balcony before thoughtfully sipping a glass of wine, but perspective drifted just a little as Towcester staged its final jumping fixture for over four and a half months on Monday afternoon.
RACING PREVIEW: Riddlestown to secure more success at Towcester?
Riddlestown might be a standing dish at Southwell but the Caroline Fryer-trained ten year-old is no slouch at Towcester and might answer the puzzle of the 3m 1/2f handicap chase on Monday evening at 6pm.
TOWCESTER PREVIEW: Oliver hoping experience counts at Towcester
Proven form at Towcester is expected to once again count for much when the Northamptonshire track stages the first of its three fixtures in May on Thursday afternoon, when the action is due to get underway at 2.20pm.
HORSE RACING: Hales is happy to hold his star back
Little fish are sweet as the old saying goes and Edgcote trainer Alex Hales would settle for a Huntingdon double on Sunday while admitting his new stable star is likely to by-pass the Cheltenham Festival which now looms large on the horizon.