4.00 Coral Cup tips - Mr Watson to capture Coral Cup Cheltenham glory13 March 2013
Nick gives his expert tips on the Coral Cup (4.00) at the Cheltenham Festival on Wednesday.28 horses go to post for an ultra-competitive renewal of the Coral Cup and the pace is likely to be as frenetic as anything you’ll see at the Festival.Pendra (8/1, BetVictor) has been well supported for ...
2013 Coral Cup weights revealed - Orsippus "flying" for Cheltenham mission27 February 2013
Orsippus, who has finished third on both his previous visits to the Cheltenham Festival, is “absolutely flying” at home in preparation for another tilt at the Coral Cup.
The seven-year-old, trained in Northumberland by Michael Smith, was placed in both the 2010 Fred Winter Juvenile Handicap Hurdle ...
Paul Nolan aiming Noble Prince for Coral Cup at 2013 Cheltenham Festival29 January 2013
Noble Prince, winner of the 2011 Jewson Novices’ Chase at the Cheltenham Festival, could revert to hurdles for a tilt at the Coral Cup in March.
Paul Nolan's nine-year-old disappointed on his seasonal reappearance in the Old Roan Chase at Aintree in October, after which a foot problem was discovere...
bet365 paying 5 places at the 2012 Coral Cup14 March 2012
Bet365 are paying 1/4 odds on each way bets to five places in the 2012 Coral Cup on Day Two of the Cheltenham Festival.
One of the most hotly anticipated races on day two of the 2012 Cheltenham Festival is the Coral Cup, which takes place at 4.00 on Wednesday.
Those placing a bet on the race would...
Paddy Power paying extra places - Day 214 March 2012
Paddy Power are paying extra places in the Coral Cup and the Champion Bumper on Day Two of the 2012 Cheltenham Festival
The opening day of the Cheltenham Festival saw Paddy Power payout a record £2 million in refunds to players due to their Sprinter Sacre money back special on the Arkle.
4.00 - Coral Cup Tips13 March 2012
The Coral Cup is one of the most frightening races of the Festival when it comes to picking a winner and there are sure to be plenty of hard luck stories emerging from the race.
Last year’s winner Carlito Brigante (16/1, Paddy Power) returns to defend his crown and Gordon Elliott’s six-year-ol...
2011 Coral Cup Review15 February 2012
It was another success for the Irish in the 2011 Coral Cup and Gordon Elliot's Carlito Brigante powered to victory in a competitive looking renewal of the race.
It was Elliot's second winner of the day after he saddled Chicago Grey to glory in the opener and the five-year-old was partnered to glory...
2010 Coral Cup Review15 February 2012
Another fiercely competitive running of the Coral Cup, with the whole field running off their proper handicap marks, was landed by one of the most progressive horses in the line up, and SPIRIT RIVER now looks very much a horse to follow.
The winner was unlucky last time out in the totesport Trophy,...
2009 Coral Cup Review15 February 2012
An even tougher race than usual to assess, with half the field force to run out of the handicap thanks to Lough Derg’s presence in the line up.
Despite the huge field, only a handful were in with a chance of winning by the time the leaders turned for home. That was the point in the contest that NIN...
2008 Coral Cup Review15 February 2012
The switch to the New course meant that, like the Ballymore, this race was run over half a furlong shorter than it would normally have been, which should have led to it being a slightly lesser test of stamina than usual.
However, to some extent this was negated by the free running Baltiman wh...
2007 Coral Cup Review15 February 2012
An amazing season for rookie trainer Richard Newland got even better as BURNTOAKBOY ran out a relatively comfortable winner of this fiercely competitive handicap.
It was Dr Newland’s first Festival runner and half his string of just four horses will be in action over these four days (Overstrand run...
2006 Coral Cup Review15 February 2012
SKY’S THE LIMIT defied top weight of 11st 12lb, as well as the history books, to become the first five year old winner of the Coral Cup.
Beforehand, this looked like one of the most competitive hurdle races to be run at the meeting for many years, with just 15lbs separating the thirty runners. Howe...
Coral Cup recent winners15 February 2012
The Coral Cup Handicap Hurdle (4:00pm) is a Class A Grade 3 handicap hurdle race run over two miles and five furlongs. It is open to horses aged 5 years old and upwards. The total prize fund for 2011 was £70,000.
The Coral Cup is first of the big handicap hurdles run at the meeting a...