Is Douvan The Best National Hunt Horse in Training?
Another weekend of top National Hunt racing both sides of the Irish Sea, I haven’t had a chance to analyse yesterday’s action over in Ireland but Douvan will surely by the end the season show why he is the best jumper seen in Britain & Ireland for a generation, after an effortless win on his seasonal reappearance at Cork on Sunday.
As ever I will take a look back on Saturday’s big race action, before adding a trainer worth following tomorrow at Ffos Las in Stats Corner. Finally I take a quick look at Saturday’s big handicap hurdle, formerly known as the ‘Ladbroke’ Hurdle at Ascot.
Over this side of the Irish Sea we had the two day International Meeting at Cheltenham culminating in the latest running of the Caspian Caviar Gold Cup on Saturday. The going on the first day was good but by the last race on Saturday had changed to soft, quite a turnaround, due to heavy rain falling during racing.Read More »Best in a Generation