Sport : Horse Racing

GRANDS CRUS SCOPES BADLY

23rd March 2012, 06:01pm

Grands Crus: Done for the season

Grands Crus: Done for the season

David Pipe has decided to call time on Grands Crus' season following his disappointing display at the Cheltenham Festival.

The grey was considered one of the bankers of the week as he aimed to make it four out of four over fences in the RSA Chase, but he weakened quickly before the turn for home to finish fourth.

Pipe will now give his stable star a well-earned break before bringing him back for next season.

"He's going to be finished for the season. He didn't quite scope right but his blood is fine and we're calling it a day," said the Pond House handler.

Horse Racing Videos

    McCoy emotional on final day

    McCoy emotional on final day

    25-April-2015

    An emotional AP McCoy shares his thoughts on his final day of racing as the 20-time Champion Jockey bought his career in the saddle to an end at Sandown.

    AP McCoy - End of an era

    AP McCoy - End of an era

    25-April-2015

    20-time Champion jockey Tony McCoy talks to Sky Sports News as he prepares for the final day of his racing career.

    Alex Hammond's Tip of the Day

    Alex Hammond's Tip of the Day

    23-April-2015

    Sky Sports News takes you through all of the day's racing news, plus Alex Hammond's tip of the day.

    McCoy previews the Grand National

    McCoy previews the Grand National

    11-April-2015

    AP McCoy spoke to Soccer AM before riding Shutthefrontdoor in the Grand National at Aintree. The race could be his last before retirement should McCoy win.

    Sky Bet

    Facebook Favourites