Cash And Go (black cap) landing Grade 1 glory at LeopardstownPICTURE: Patrick McCann (racingpost.com/photos)
Cash And Go misses Supreme Novices' Hurdle
CASH AND GO, winner of the Grade 1 Paddypower.com Future Champions Novice Hurdle at Leopardstown's Christmas meeting, will not run in the William Hill Supreme Novices' Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival.
No bigger than 25-1 for the Supreme, Cash And Go put in a below-par effort when finishing fifth to Benefficient in the Grade 1 Deloitte Novice Hurdle last month and has been ruled out because of that run, after which he was reported to be slightly lame and to have scoped badly.
Trainer Edward O'Grady, who also revealed Stan James Champion Hurdle hope Staying Article would not run at Cheltenham, said: "The owners of Cash And Go have decided that Cheltenham will come a bit soon for him after his disappointing run at Leopardstown last month.
"Staying Article has met with a minor setback and will probably miss the rest of the season."