29 Jul

BAKERS CORNER DUBLIN Cheltenham Preview Debrief

first_img[dropcap]H[/dropcap]ere are the key notes from our Cheltenham Festival Preview Evening held at Bakers Corner, Dublin on Tuesday 4 March.On the panel:Barry Geraghty (Jockey) BGJessica Harrington (Trainer) JHDavid Keena (Journalist) DKDamien McElroy (Journalist) DMcDonn McClean (Journalist) DonnGeoff Lester (UK Journalist) GLDon’t forget to check out:STAR SPORTS CHELTENHAM PREVIEW EVENINGS CLICK HERESTAR SPORTS CHELTENHAM PREVIEW VIDEOS CLICK HERECHARITY PICKSBarry Geraghty Briar Hill Albert BartlettJessica Harrington Bobs Worth Gold CupDavid Keena Jetson PertempsDamien McElroy Shanes Hill BumperDonn McClean Star Neuville ew Cross CountryGeoff Lester Felix Yonger JLTTuesday 11 MarchSupreme NovicesBG – Josses Hill or Vaniteux he will ride. Gilgamboa great ewJH – The Liquidator is a good bet at a bigger priceDonn – Wicklow Brave. Against IrvingDMc – Vautour to win. He can’t have Irving with his jumpingDK – Gilgamboa great ewArkleDMc – TrifoliumDonn – Trifolium, jumps greatBG – Champagne Fever will win. Trifolium and Grandouet ewJH – Tip Champagne FeverChampion HurdleJH – Very happy with Jezki. Will wear a hood to settle himBG – Jezki a great pricedDonn – Our ConorDMc – Our Conor, but little between him, Jezki and Hurricane FlyWednesday 12 MarchNeptuneBG: Rathvinden ew value because he thinks Faugheen is opposableDMc – Lieutenant Colonel a great ewDonn – Faugheen may be better over 3 miles, Rathvinden ewGL – Royal BoyJH – If Faugheen is as good as they think he will winRSADMc – Ballycasey, can’t back him because he doesn’t travelGeoff – Smad Place is a better bet than BallycaseyDonn – Morning Assembly, OFaolains Boy ewJH – Tough race needs tough horse – will suit Carlingford LoughChampion ChaseBG – Sire de Grugy is not good at Cheltenham. Captain Conan is working well at homeDonn- Bailey GreenJH – Sizing Europe has lost his spark and Arvika Ligeonnaire doesn’t go left handed, but no real viewsGeoff – Captain Conan, Henderson says he’s going very wellDK – Sire De GrugyBumperDMc – ShaneshillDonn – Killultagh VicThursday 13 MarchJLTJH – Felix Yonger looks very goodBG – Oscar Whisky will be hard to beatDMc – Taquin Du Seuil if it’s softDonn – DjakadamGL – Oscar WhiskyRyanairBG – Captain Conan has an ew chanceDonn – Al Ferof has Cheltenham formJH – Benefficient the one to beatWorld HurdleJH – Annie PowerDonn – Big Bucks is the lay of the meeting – Annie PowerBG – More Of That has a great chanceDMc – Annie Power will stayFriday 14 MarchTriumph HurdleDK – Guitar PeteBG – Le Rocher has a great chanceJH – Guitar Pete looks the right typeAlbert BartlettDMc – Deputy Dan ewDK – Briar HillBG – Briar Hill is buying moneyJH – Briar HillGold CupBG – Bobs Worth is going well and will be hard to beatJH – Can’t see past Bobs WorthDMc – Last Instalment is a great ewWhat’s your view? CALL STAR SPORTS 08000 521 321last_img read more