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Monthly Archives: December 2013


This is all of the articles from our features, blogs and news from the month of December 2013 to see the full list of archives go to our archive page.

Happy Christmas!

The whole team at Course-specialist.co.uk wishes all our readers a very happy Christmas and thanks you for your support since we launched.

We will be back on Christmas Day with a preview of an exciting Boxing Day including an in-depth… Read More

Simonsig misses whole season

The big news story from Ascot this afternoon has been the announcement from Nicky Henderson that Simonsig is set to miss the entire campaign.

Earlier in the autumn it was reported that the grey Arkle Chase winner would miss his… Read More

Triolo D’alene bids for more glory

Ascot’s traditional pre-Christmas meeting in past years was headlined by the SGB Chase, a race that often threw up Gold Cup and Grand National clues.

In modern times, the focus has somewhat changed to the hurdlers, with the Long Walk… Read More

Celestial Halo misses the Long Walk Hurdle

News has come through that Celestial Halo, runner up in the World Hurdle and recent Newbury winner, misses his intended engagement in Saturday’s Long Walk Hurdle.

Trainer Paul Nicholls confirmed that the horse has a foot infection. He still has… Read More

Big Bucks has a nice blow at Exeter

Big Bucks had a steady racecourse gallop at Exeter as he continues to build towards a comeback Image reproduced with the kind permission of Cheltenham racecourse

 

Big Bucks, the four-time World Hurdle winner, unbeaten in his last 18 starts,… Read More

World Hurdle clues at Ascot

 

At Fishers Cross now heads the fancies in the Long Walk Hurdle, with Celestial Halo missing the raceImage reproduced with the kind permission of Cheltenham Racecourse

The week before Christmas and the build-up to the Festive Season’s racing extravaganza… Read More