Hot favourite Istabraq comes to grief at the last in the Champion Hurdle at Leopardstown yesterday Marlborough and Go Ballistic
go over the last after First Gold fell in yesterday's Gold Trophy Chase at Sandown
However, this time Unguided Missile found Go Ballistic
too tough to handle.
Trained by David Nicholson when runner-up to See More Business in the Gold Cup, Go Ballistic
also had time under the care of John O'Shea, Alan King, Henrietta Knight and Richard Phillips.
I have won six times on Go Ballistic
so I knew what I had to beat - and I knew I could.
The races might have differed and the trainers might have changed - regularly - but Go Ballistic
returned to P restbury Park as sure as night follows day.
In his absence the weights have gone up a further 10lbs to bring Go Ballistic
, to be ridden by Tote Cheltenham Gold Cup and Martell Grand National winning jockey Jim Culloty, up to 11st 12lbs.
In form Tony Dobbin, who landed a 2,969-1four-timer at Catterick yesterday, is hoping to be reunited with 20-1 chance Go Ballistic
in the Gold Cup.
Nicholson will instead be represented by Go Ballistic
He was still moving sweetly in the straight but visibly faltered after jumping two out and had nothing left in the locker as Go Ballistic
and Tony Dobbin powered away from the final fence to score by eight lengths.
I READ with great pleasure the letter from Lee Ann Day (April 25) and I would like to thank her for her very kind comments with regard to `the old boy' Go Ballistic
LUCKY Jim Culloty is out to crown his amazing season with a bid to send Go Ballistic
into glorious retirement at Sandown on Saturday.
PAUL SHEERIN heads for Rugby Park on Wednesday knowing past exploits in the Scottish Cup are making it much more difficult for Super Caley to go ballistic
in the replay at Kilmarnock.
I'm a great believer in the formbook and the way we beat Go Ballistic
puts us in with a chance against See More Business," said Chance.
See More Business beat Go Ballistic
by a length last Thursday, with Irish-trained Florida Pearl third.
organised a parade of British-bred performers that included See More Business, Red Marauder, Rooster Booster and Go Ballistic