?Buckhorn Timothy will relish a slog in the mud at stiff Exeter 4.40 This brother to mudlark Buckhorn Tom shares his sibling's love of testing ground and followed his easy win over 2m11/2f at Fontwell in November with a close second in a 2m71/2f handicap chase on heavy going
at Chepstow in December.
NEVER was a syndicate better named than 'The Heavy Going
Partnership' for whom Bernard Seven ploughed through the mire at Perth yesterday to land the Daily Record First For Scottish Racing Handicap Hurdle.
Batswing developed into a useful performer on the Flat last year and rounded off his campaign with a fine victory on heavy going
in the November Handicap at Doncaster.
He is better than he was able to show that day and looks worth another chance now returned to a soft surface as his best piece of form came on heavy going
at Ffos Las.
Junior has the distinction of winning at both Royal Ascot and the Cheltenham Festival - as I once did in 1982 - and connections were happy to supplement him for Kempton, at a cost of PS10k, once the forecast was for heavy going
"Both my horses are in great form and, while Alexander Banquet is the better suited by the ground, heavy going
doesn't seem to bother Florida Pearl," says Willie Mullins.
Spurs made heavy going
of it against Third Division Torquay at White Hart Lane last night, taking an hour to break the deadlock before easing into the third round with a 2-0 win.
FINDING it heavy going
to get your stake money for the Cheltenham Festival next month?
Conditions at Keresley Grange Primary School would have earned a 'heavy going
' tag from the racing fraternity, but the competitors made light of the mud to throw up some splendid action.
He should be a different proposition now returned to a testing surface and 3m on heavy going
at this stiff track should be ideal for such a strong stayer.
Trainer Francois Rohaut has no worries about the heavy going
for his Champion Hurdle hopeful Gun'n Roses in the Agfa Hurdle.
Despite a winter that has left Britain looking like a paddy field thelikelihood of heavy going
at Cheltenham is 40-1, according to Eurobet.
Sakhee had earlier won over course and distance in the Thresher Classic Trial on heavy going
before landing the Dante Stakes at York.
Archie Meade 4.25 Listowel SP forecast 8-13 Clear on ratings and the only runner in the field to have won on heavy going
and over this 2m6f trip.
Clearly not hindered by the heavy going
, Miss Riviera Golf gamely held Serene View by half a length in the 16- runner contest.