HONEYSUCKLE looks set to return to the track in the Hatton’s Grade Hurdle this Sunday in what may be the best race of the season so far.
The undefeated mare took her accomplishments to another level last season, winning the Hatton’s Grade en route to Grade 1 victories at Leopardstown, Cheltenham and Punchestown.
She remains undefeated in 12 starts under rules and is unquestionably the best hurdler in training in either Britain or Ireland.
The seven-year-old has won the last two runnings of the Hatton’s Grace but this year she faces a much tougher group of rivals than in either of her previous wins.
Of the 10 horses entered excluding Honeysuckle, six have at least one Grade 1 win on their resume.
Klassical Dream, Abacadabras and Saldier all bring serious form into that race and present legitimate opposition to the 4-7 favourite.
Hatton’s Grace Hurdle odds
4/1 Klassical Dream
14/1 Ronald Pump
16/1 Latest Exhibition
20/1 Stormy Ireland
25/1 Sire Du Berlais
40/1 Sams Profile
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When is the Hatton’s Grade Hurdle 2021?
The Hatton’s Grace Hurdle will be run at 2.40pm on Sunday.
In Ireland, RTE2 will host live coverage of the action from 12.50pm. In Britain you can catch all the action on Racing TV.
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Hatton’s Grade Hurdle 2021 tips
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Ladbrokes Trophy last five winners
2020 – Honeysuckle (Jockey: Rachael Blackmore; Trainer: Henry de Bromhead)
2019 – Honeysuckle (Jockey: Rachael Blackmore; Trainer: Henry de Bromhead)
2018 – Apples Jade (Jockey: Jack Kennedy; Trainer: Gordon Elliott)
2017 – Apples Jade (Jockey: Jack Kennedy; Trainer: Gordon Elliott)
2016 – Apples Jade (Jockey: Bryan Cooper; Trainer: Gordon Elliott)
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