Lexus Chase

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Paddy Brennan riding Cue Card to win at Aintree in April. “I couldn’t be happier with him,” says the jockey. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images.

Paddy Brennan reports Cue Card to be in tip-top shape ahead of his mouthwatering clash with stablemate Thistlecrack in the 32Red King George VI Chase (...)

Mouse Morris: “Mouse Morris: “He ran a cracker, but I think he just ran up to his mark” Photo:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty

Trainer Mouse Morris feels the handicapper overreacted to First Lieutenant’s excellent effort in defeat in the Lexus Chase at Leopardstown. Rated as(...)

Davy Russell riding Sir Des Champ who, along with Don Poli, looks set to fly the Mullins flag in the Lexus Chase at Leopardstown. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Willie Mullins says he views the upcoming Christmas action as a vital barometer of his horses’ progress but the champion trainer will hope the Lexus C(...)

Gold Cup winner Coneygree could be lured to Leopardstown for the Lexus Chase on St Stephen’s Day. Photograph: Inpho

Coneygree’s connections may prefer to stay at home for the King George VI Chase this Christmas but Leopardstown’s authorities aren’t yet giving up on(...)

Barry Geraghty celebrates winning The Lexus Steeplechase last year on Bobs Worth. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Road To Riches is currently the best chaser in Ireland on official ratings yet has been trading as fourth favourite for much of the ante-post betting(...)

Barry Geraghty and Shutthefrontdoor (centre) on their way to winning the Irish Grand National at Fairyhouse. J P McManus’ charge could line up for  the Lexus Chase at Leopardstown. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho.

Shutthefrontdoor won the Irish Grand National on his last visit to Ireland at Easter and the JP McManus-owned star could attempt to cement claims on (...)

Sir Des Champs, who took a recent heavy fall in the Durkan Chase, has come out of that race fine and is reported to be in good shape for next week’s Lexus Chase.

Willie Mullins has confirmed Sir Des Champs is on course for next week’s Lexus Chase at Leopardstown, as the champion trainer targets a first ever suc(...)