23 entries for the Champion Hurdle

There are currently 23 entries for this years Unibet Champion Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival, with last year’s victor Honeysuckle, the current odds-on favourite to retain her title. Henry de Bromhead’s mare extended her unbeaten run to 13 by claiming the Hatton’s Grace Hurdle at Fairyhouse in November. It’s possible she make go to LeopardstownContinue reading “23 entries for the Champion Hurdle”

All eyes will be firmly ‘planted’ on Cheltenham today hoping that Rachel Blackmore can make history on Honeysuckle

A piece of history could be made today if Rachael Blackmore can get Honeysuckle home in the Unibet Champion Hurdle.  Blackmore, is chasing Paul Townend to become the champion jockey in Ireland, and would become the first female rider to win the showpiece race on the opening day of the Festival.  Henry de Bromhead’s Honeysuckle was aContinue reading “All eyes will be firmly ‘planted’ on Cheltenham today hoping that Rachel Blackmore can make history on Honeysuckle”