CHELTENHAM GOLD CUP: Defending champion Sizing John out of 2018 race

CHELTENHAM GOLD CUP: Defending champion Sizing John out of 2018 race
 

Trainer Jessica Harrington has announced that the defending champions is out of the 2018 race next week.
The eight-year-old carried all before him last season, but this campaign has not gone to plan after an impressive return in the John Durkan Memorial Chase at Punchestown in December.
He was sent off the hot favourite after that to win the Leopardstown Christmas Chase but was well-beaten in seventh place.
While Harrington was hopeful he was returning to his best in time for the festival, a ‘hairline non-displaced fracture of his pelvis’ has dashed plans.
Harrington said: "It is with... read more

 
8 March 2018 in Sport, Views: 30
Source: Daily Star
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