Richards leads Cumbrian Challenge on Finals Day

There will be a distinctly North West feel to Challenger Series Finals Day at Haydock Park tomorrow with no fewer than five Cumbrian trainers making the short trip south to try and scoop the outstanding prize money on offer. Leading that Cumbrian charge is Eden-based Nicky Richards with two/three runners across the card. Richards has spoken … Continue reading Richards leads Cumbrian Challenge on Finals Day

Excellent entries for 2017 Challenger Series Finals

The 2017 Challenger Series Finals Day takes place this Saturday (15 April) at Haydock Park and looks set to be a superb day of racing with strong entries across the six Series Finals. A total of 115 entries were received for the culmination of the Challenger Series which has been running across 35 racecourses throughout … Continue reading Excellent entries for 2017 Challenger Series Finals

Informative Cheltenham Open Meeting offers more than just Festival clues

The penultimate race of The Open meeting at the weekend was the 2m 5f Conditional Jockeys' Handicap Hurdle and it was also a Challenger Series Stayers Handicap Hurdle Qualifier. Last year the race was won by subsequent Albert Bartlett Grade One winner Unowhatimeanharry and Harry Fry once again trained the winner this time around with Behind … Continue reading Informative Cheltenham Open Meeting offers more than just Festival clues

Challenger Series – Early races to keep an eye on

The Challenger Series is back for a second season and it’s bigger and better than the first time around with a Mares’ Chase Handicap Series added. This will create an expanded six race Finals Day at Haydock Park on Easter Saturday, worth more than £300,000 across the six series. The rules are simple, finish in … Continue reading Challenger Series – Early races to keep an eye on

“Challenge Accepted” as popular Challenger Series returns for second season / 18 Oct 16

Challenger Series back for second season Six different series aimed at horses rated up to 135, each culminating in valuable £50,000 series final at Haydock on Easter Saturday Objective is to provide an incentive for jump horses who operate just below top echelons, and a boost for jump racing in the north Series to be … Continue reading “Challenge Accepted” as popular Challenger Series returns for second season / 18 Oct 16

Mares Chase Series added to Challenger Series / 17 May 16

Series of 10 Chases for Mares culminating in £50,000 Final added to Challenger Series programme Finals day now worth more than £300,000 to be held on Easter Saturday at Haydock Racecourse Series provides further incentive to own Mares and keep them in training The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) has today announced the programming of a … Continue reading Mares Chase Series added to Challenger Series / 17 May 16