The death of Marito, who was found injured in his field last Saturday, is a big blow to his connections
Colin McBratney enjoys success at Stratford; some Irish-breds are making their names on the British point scene
Margie McLoone catches up with Colin McBratney as he prepares for a dual assault on the Cheltenham Foxhunters
Marito will be of interest at Leopardstown on Irish Gold Cup day if he takes his chance in the Raymond Smith Hunters' Chase
Marito certain to be Cheltenham-bound following hunters’ chase success while Avellino could also travel in March
All roads lead to Cheltenham and Marito has set himself up for a chance in the Foxhunter after an impressive display at Down Royal
There are plenty of familiar names in the 1:30 Hunters Chase but the McBratney-trained Marito stands out
The Colm McBratney-trained gelding has the Cheltenham Foxhunters as his target as he heads for another point win
The days of young horses graduating into hunter chases are gone, so stop complaining about track winners in open races
By Irish Field Contributor on 19 December 2014
German-bred gelding looks set for return to racecourse following his impressive debut success between the flags at Kirkistown at the North Down Foxhounds meeting
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