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Articles tagged “Houblon Des Obeaux”

Saturday's Long Walk Hurdle value

Sam Turner 7:39pm, Fri 20 Dec 2013

The 11th hour withdrawal of Celestial Halo with a foot infection appears to have handed Saturday's Long Walk Hurdle on a plate to At Fishers Cross. Priced prohibitively by the layers this morning, the Rebecca Curtis-trained gelding has one or two questions to answer regarding his hurdling technique following a far from convincing reappearance at Newbury on Hennessy day.

Houblon looks a rising star

PA Sport 3:40pm, Sat 10 Nov 2012

Houblon Des ObeauxHoublon Des Obeaux made all the running for Venetia Williams and Aidan Coleman in the totepool Rising Stars Novices' Chase at Wincanton. In what looked on paper to be a red-hot renewal, several others were preferred in the market to Houblon Des Obeaux, who went off at 9-1 despite having been impressive when scoring on his debut over fences at Worcester.

Cape has it covered in Pertemps

PA Sport 3:00pm, Thu 15 Mar 2012

Cape Tribulation (near) challenges for the lead at the final flightCape Tribulation struck for North Yorkshire trainer Malcolm Jefferson in a driving finish to the Pertemps Final at the Cheltenham Festival. Denis O'Regan got a great tune out of the 14-1 shot, who travelled sweetly and joined Cantlow at the final flight before galloping on strongly up the hill to land a cosy success from Catch Me, who stayed on resolutely to take second, three-quarters of a length behind the winner.

Court just champion for Keighley

PA Sport 2:04pm, Sun 1 Jan 2012

Champion CourtChampion Court stated his case for a possible run in the RSA Chase at the Festival with a supreme display of jumping under Alain Cawley in the Cheltenham Pony Club Raceday Novices' Chase.

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