Sport : Horse Racing

Rainbow chasing Ascot gold

19th November 2012, 02:32pm

Bet with SkyBet  Future National Hunt Races. Click here to bet.

Finian's Rainbow: Ascot entry

Finian's Rainbow: Ascot entry

Queen Mother Champion Chase hero Finian's Rainbow has been entered for a first start of the season in the Amlin 1965 Chase at Ascot on Saturday.

Nicky Henderson's nine-year-old gelding took the two-mile Cheltenham crown when holding Sizing Europe in a lengthy duel on the flat due to a bypassed fence and went on to deliver a fine performance in the Melling Chase at Aintree.

Henderson could also run reliable yardstick French Opera.

Finian's Rainbow could have a testing comeback, though, as Nick Williams has entered his impressive Aintree winner For Non Stop.

Philip Hobbs also gives a chance to former Arkle hero and King George third Captain Chris.

Paul Nicholls' Ghizao, fresh from a confidence-booster at Kempton, and Martin Keighley's stable star Champion Court add further spice along with prolific sorts from shrewd stables in Quincy Des Pictons and Pepite Rose.

Mad Max continues his new career with Neil Mulholland, while Easter Meteor and Kumbeshwar have been entered by Emma Lavelle and Alan King respectively.


Click here for completely free £10 bet with Sky Bet & £5 free every week


Bet with SkyBet  Future National Hunt Races. Click here to bet.

Horse Racing Videos

    Alex Hammond's Tip of the Day

    Alex Hammond's Tip of the Day

    17-December-2014

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

    Cloned: Creating Designer Horses

    Cloned: Creating Designer Horses

    03-December-2014

    This Sunday’s Sky Sports Originals documentary is a fascinating insight into the practice of cloning horses in equestrianism. Sunday 6:30pm Sky Sports 1.

    McCoy returns from injury

    McCoy returns from injury

    26-November-2014

    AP McCoy says his recovery from injury has gone extremely well ahead of his return to the saddle at Fontwell.

    Tributes paid to Dessie

    Tributes paid to Dessie

    16-November-2014

    Tributes have been paid to racehorse trainer Dessie Hughes after he died at the age of 71 through illness.

    Sky Bet

    Facebook Favourites