RACING POST MONDAY MARCH 4th 2013
WEEK MONDAY MARCH 4th TO SUNDAY MARCH 10th 2013
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CHELTENHAM FESTIVAL 2013
PUNTERS ZONE IN THEORY MEET UP WITH EQUUS ZONE IN PRACTICE
Tuesday March 12 to Friday March 15
THE SIMONSIG STORY
Steve Denistells the story of how a decent point -to -point prospect came to outstrip his origins beyond all expectations. A must read.
Great photograph SIMONSIG partner HOLLY CONTE cantering at home. Putting the finishing touches in, pre his festival date with destiny.
"Some horses seem to have that 'X factor' , that indefinable quality that lifts them out of the common herd of bay, grey and brown and renders them different, unusual, unforgettable. SIMONSIG , the hot favourite for next Tuesday's Racing Posts Arkle Novices' Chase, has the X factor but he also possesses the even rarer 'zero factor' , as his owner Ronnie Bartlett explains. .....
J Margaret Clarke Turfcall Comment
The British Jumps Turf Cheltenham Festival Racecourse owned by the British Jockey Club is the equine version of the world renowned Wimbledon Tennis Tournament.
Cheltenham need to aim to get far more competitors in
from other countries. To do that they need to address their poor form on the
bloodhorse literacy front, their blatant bloodhorse illiterate abuse of power can never be