Note
14 Feb 2011 | 19:15
Nag Me about
To add a NagMe alert you must sign in.
Forgot password?
Not a member yet?

Search: Horse Jockey Trainer Owner All

Irish trip not on Flame agendaHeadlines
Countrywide Flame

John Quinn is looking at targets closer to home rather than tackling the BHP Irish Champion Hurdle with his Triumph Hurdle winner Countrywide Flame.

The five-year-old, who landed the Fighting Fifth Hurdle at Newcastle in November, went over to Ireland last February and finished third in a Grade One before his Festival success.

He was unsuited by the way the Christmas Hurdle was run at Kempton last time and the Malton handler has highlighted either Haydock's Champion Hurdle Trial on Saturday week or the Morebattle Hurdle at Kelso on February 14 as possible options for his next race.

"Countrywide Flame pleased me in a bit of work earlier this week," said Quinn.

"He'll have an entry for the Champion Hurdle Trial at Haydock and if I'm happy with him and the ground is not too heavy, he'll run there.

"If not there, we'll be looking for somewhere else left-handed so we wouldn't be looking at the Kingwell.

"Something like the Morebattle up at Kelso might come into it."

2 March 2015

Watering possible at Cheltenham
Wincanton Thursday abandoned
Aintree beckons for Milan
Dundalk unlikely for Byron
Cops on patrol for Pertemps
Sizing team to make late call
Stars on show at Cheltenham
Codd angling for Festival glory
Duke set Carlisle agenda
Prospects bleak at Wincanton
Moon camp wary of Irish threat
Hobbs unveils Cheltenham hopes
Magic McCoy on target with Fredo
Azorian back in winning groove
Berlais lands Auteuil prize
Fred Winter favoured for Berbas
High hopes for Meade Festival team
Cooper seeks Cheltenham riches
Lemaire in hot water in Japan
Reckless camp consider Arkle bid

1 March 2015

Cecil runner second at Huntingdon
High hopes for Meade Festival team
Super set for National Duty
Longsdon retains Joe faith
Nolan hoping Noble makes cut
Camping in line for Cup bid
Bin Suroor tribute for Cavalryman
Vautour excites Mullins in workout
Elliott posse work at Leopardstown
Geraghty confirmed for Master
Wayward back on right track
Investment gains Greatwood gold
Bal win delights connections
Glinger burns off Kelso rivals
Pipe proves he's a Soll man
Geraghty shines on Leave It

28 February 2015

Festival plans fluid for Cyclone
Walter back for another victory
Irish pair do battle in France
Geraghty: Sprinter will be fitter
Wylie lines up Cheltenham team
Twiston-Davies Blak in business
Divine Bishop on Festival trail
Irish duo set Doncaster poser
Night riding high for Grimthorpe
Glingerburn facing another battle
Pipe targets Aintree with veterans
Carlito primed for Kelso return
McCoy not planning Festival goodbye
Bridge camp praying for rain
Cook suspended from riding

27 February 2015

Golantilla in Ballsbridge bid
Safety strikes in Zabeel Mile
Fehily confirms Zarkandar mount
Lieutenant bosses Purcell rivals
Dettori delights on Dubday
Many Clouds goes back to school
Maguire loses appeal
New One at ease for Faugheen clash
Foxrock still in Gold Cup picture
Apache ready to take flight in JLT

About | Terms | Privacy | Manage Alerts | Manage Account | © 2015