Cheltenham Festival 2017
Welcome to the Coral Champions Club
Please note we will not be running a Tipster Challenge this weekend
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Introducing our horses
We have a number of race horses that you could potentially own for the day.
3-YO Unnamed Fracas Gelding
The Club secured a third exciting member for the team this season as we aim to build on the successes of Bon Chic and Template. Joining Churchtown Champ and Innocent Girl is an unraced, unnamed three-year-old gelding by Fracas out of the mare Haven’t A Notion who will join our newest trainer Colin Tizzard. He was picked out by Colin and his son Joe at the Tattersalls Ireland Derby sale in July with his athleticism and size leaping out at the pair every time they saw him. Read More
A good scouting network is vital to the success of any team in sport, making sure you are aware of individuals who are operating under the radar but ready to burst through. In Harry Fry and Dan Skelton the Coral Champions Club has two trainers that have extensive contacts and connections to make use of and the Club’s purchase of Innocent Girl is testament to that fact. Having enjoyed a successful time of things with its first two jumps horses Bon Chic and Template, the Coral Champions Club wanted to add further strength to the string and Innocent Girl was found, tracked and then purchased for the Club by Fry, who has shown himself to be a shrewd operator in unearthing hidden talent with the likes of Unowhatimeanharry and others.
All jumps horses excel at different aspects of the sport. Some are neat and nimble hurdlers while others are not at their best until they are presented with the twin challenges of staying trips and fences. Churchtown Champ, the latest arrival to the Coral Champions Club, is an individual who is expected to show himself at his best when presented with the latter circumstances, which could mean an exciting season ahead. By Robin Des Champs, the same stallion who sired Cheltenham Festival heros Vautour, Quevega, Sir Des Champs and Un Temps Pour Tout, Churchtown Champ is an impressive stamp of an individual with the scope and alacrity to make jumping fences look effortless Read More