Archive for March, 2010
While trainer Nicky Henderson seemed a sure and almost untouchable candidate for the title of top trainer at the Cheltenham Festival, he was faced with stiff competition when Nigel Twiston-Davies celebrated an astonishing three wins on the last day of the meeting.
And just like that the most exciting four days on the racing calendar come to an end. But what a worthy last day it has been.
Nigel Twiston-Davies was unable to contain his joy when his charge Pigeon Island raced to victory in the Johnny Henderson Grand Annual; the trainer’s third win of the day.
Martin Pipe Conditional Jockeys’ Handicap Hurdle – Distance: 2miles 4 furlongs 110 yards – Winning Time: 5:03.4
Pause And Clause, who placed third in last year’s Coral Cup, teamed up with jockey Johnny Farrelly to give a career best performance in the Martin Pipe Conditional Jockeys Handicap Hurdle.
Christie’s Foxhunter Chase Challenge Cup -Distance: 3 miles 2 furlongs 110 yards – Winning Time: 6:56.00
Father and Son duo Nigel and Sam Twiston-Davies are celebrating the second win within forty minutes at the last day of the Cheltenham Festival.
After months of discussion around Kauto Star and Denman – and their performances in the upcoming Gold Cup – it was third favourite Imperial Commander who dominated the field and raced to victory.