RACING: Oscar Whisky in Cheltenham chance
2:37pm Monday 21st January 2013 in Latest Sport News
SEVERAL leading fancies for the Ladbrokes World Hurdle, including Oscar Whisky, are among 16 entries for the Rewards4Racing Cleeve Hurdle at Cheltenham on Saturday.
Lambourne trainer Nicky Henderson is keen to try the eight-year-old over three miles again as he felt Oscar Whisky was not right when fifth to Big Buck's in the stayers' championship last March.
Oscar Whisky has won his three subsequent starts, including the Relkeel Hurdle over an extended two and a half miles on this track last month.
Barbury Castle trainer Alan King has put in both Walkon, runner-up in both the Paddy Power and Paul Stewart Charity Gold Cups, and Lovcen.
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