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

Tied Cottage or Hennessy for EuropeHeadlines
Sizing Europe

Sizing Europe is set to take in either the Tied Cottage Chase or the Hennessy Gold Cup ahead of his fifth trip to the Cheltenham Festival in March.

Although now an 11-year-old, Henry De Bromhead's stable star has appeared as good as ever in winning his three starts this season, completing the hat-trick with a typically sure-footed round of jumping in the Dial-A-Bet Chase at Leopardstown over the Christmas period.

De Bromhead remains open-minded about what trip the multiple Grade One winner will be campaigned over this spring, with the two-mile Tied Cottage at Punchestown on February 3 and the three-mile Hennessy Gold Cup at Leopardstown a week later his next couple of options.

He holds entries in the two-mile Queen Mother Champion Chase, the two-mile-five-furlong Ryanair Chase and the three-and-a-quarter-mile Cheltenham Gold Cup at the Festival.

"He's great, he's in good form and the plan is to enter him in the Tied Cottage and the Hennessy," said De Bromhead.

"I wouldn't like to say either way at the moment which race he'll run in . We'll just see what the ground is like nearer the time and go from there."

De Bromhead is similarly in no rush to decide on Sizing Europe's Cheltenham target, with ground conditions in March bound to be a huge factor.

"He's entered in all three races and again it will be about seeing what the ground is like and what the competition is like in each race. Then we can make a decision," he said.

4 May 2015

Found out by Gardens
Tempest leads O'Meara double
Tom on top in Tetrarch
O'Brien prepares team for trials
Options open for Al Kazeem
Shock reverse for Found at Curragh
Tom on top in Tetrarch
Zawraq could swerve Derrinstown
No panic for Emergency
Forever headlines Lingfield entries
Gosden ace in Lingfield trial
Haydock target for Marjurie
Amaze in Musidora frame
Diamonds aiming to shine at Chester
Suegioo leads Chester charge
Hannon proud of Tiggy performance
Sansevero sights to be lowered
Ground blamed for Estid eclipse
Victoria aim for Baz
Top marks for Gosden and Dettori
Bolger smiling in defeat
Guineas double for magical Moore
'Incredible' Aigles does it again
Bragging rights for Stoute
Snow in frame for Chester
Astronereus stars for Perrett
Gleneagles team eye Curragh
No hiding place for Found

3 May 2015

Lockinge date for Integral
Ribbons sets sail for York
Ascot beckons for willing Able
Callaghan thrilled with brave Line
Kazeem raring to go in Ganay
Fabre keen on another go at Glen
Schofield breaks new ground
Petite another star for Mullins
No mistakes from Annie
Guineas glory for Gleneagles
Step too far for Telescope
Gold-en result for Cowell
Balty too hot for Newmarket rivals
Nam 'ready to go' in Pretty Polly

2 May 2015

Oscar highlight of McManus show
Friend is ready, willing and Able
Elm withdrawn from Guineas
Baffert sights set on Kentucky
Eyes right for Henderson
Classy Canyon strikes again
Faugheen strolls to Champion glory
Blood-less success for Mullins
Moore looking forward to Glen
Rizeena takes distance test
Lucida on target for big run
Muir ace out to make a point
Murphy ready to rock at Brighton

1 May 2015

McDonogh has focus on victory
Annie powered up for redemption
Colgan fine following fall
Telescope sights set on Newmarket
Hannon hoping for Guineas double
Gleneagles primed for Classic date
Hannon hoping for Guineas double
Found misses Guineas test
Murphy in surprise Flat move
Diomed option for Ascription
Uncle sparks Mullins five-timer
Sceaux far so good
Jezki swats old rival Fly
Jackson battles to victory
Weld ace to head down Derby route
Canyon seeking fourth Grade One
Elm team to make late call
Faugheen bids for perfect finale
Power misses Palace date
Power stars in Mares Champion field

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