Horses To Follow

40 Jumps Horses To Follow 2021/22

Ahead of the 2021/22 National Hunt racing season, we've picked out 40 talented horses to follow.

These horses come from various yards from around Britain and Ireland. Our list includes talented novice hurdles, up-and-coming chasers, and some horses who may land prestigious Cheltenham Festival races during the jumps racing season.

2021/22 40 To Follow Articles

Part 1 (A - E)READ HERE
Part 2 (F - I)
Part 3 (M - R)READ HERE
Part 4 (S - Z)READ HERE

2021/22 Horse Racing Tracker

Alaphilippe (Fergal O’Brien)

Allavina (Olly Murphy)

Autonomous Cloud (Joe Tizzard)

Bear Ghylls (Nicky Martin)

Benaud (Joseph O’Brien)

10/10/21 Curragh Irish Cesarewitch 2m - 7th 14/1
(Pushed along early, kept towards rear. Attempted to make progress 3f out but squeezed for room. Kept on for seventh. Let's hope he goes over hurdles next.)

Bravemansgame (Paul Nicholls)

10/10/21 NewtAbt Interm Chase Class 2 2m5f  - 1st 4/6f 🏅
(Jumped well. Straight to the front. Still cruising entering straight. A little tight at the last but won easily. Very good start.)

Bob Olinger (Henry De Bromhead)

Dock Road (Ben Pauling)

Dysart Dynamo (Willie Mullins)

Eklat De Rire (Henry De Bromhead)

25/10/21 Wex Listed Chase 2m7f - 1st 10/11f 🏅
(Jumped well throughout and won by four lengths. Seemed to get a little tired late on, but the win was never in doubt. Solid start.)

Fable (Nicky Henderson)

Galopin Des Champs (Willie Mullins)

Galvin (Gordon Elliott)

13/10/21 Punchestown Grd3 Chase 3m - 1st Evens 🏅
(Travelled well behind the leader. Jumping was a bit scrappy at times. Drew upsides before the last. Pulled clear on the run to the line. Very impressive under a penalty. Could be a Grade One next!)

30/10/21 Dro Lad Champ Chase Grd1 - 2nd 5/1 🥈
(Sat off the leaders. Not fluent at times. Made up ground coming down the back and took aim at Frodon. Kept on gamely just couldn't get by. Great performance, but rating up to 165 now. Too much for the National?)

Go Dante (Olly Murphy)

26/10/21 Bang NovHurd Class 4 2m - 1st 11/10f 🏅
(Bolted up by 18 lengths. Only rival in the betting fell at second-last, but the winner seemed to have him covered anyway. Encouraging start.)

Grand Paradis (Gordon Elliott)

29/10/21 Dwn Roy BegChs - Fell 10/3
(Travelled and jumped nicely throughout. Last to come off the bridle as he looked for room on the inside. Was just starting to struggle a little when falling at the second-last. Up quickly. Will be better on slower ground over further. Encouraging though.)

Grangeclare West (Willie Mullins)

Gowel Road (Nigel Twiston-Davies)

9/10/11 Chepstow Grade Three Handi Hurd 2m3½f - 6th
(Travelled nicely on the inner. Looked to be struggling four furlongs out. Plugged on one-paced into sixth. Should come on for the run. Will be better back over 2m)

Guardino (Ben Pauling)

29/10/21 Weth NovHurd Class 3 - 2nd 7/2 🥈
(Jumping was fairly average. Up with the pace throughout. Winner came from off the pace to score nicely, but he stayed on gamely after the last to pinch second ahead of the SP fav.)

Hometown Boy (Stuart Edmunds)

I Am Maximus (Nicky Henderson)

Masaccio (Alan King)

McFabulous (Paul Nicholls)

Mighty Potter (Gordon Elliott)

30/10/21 Dro Maid Hurdle - 1st 4/9 🏅
(Jumped and travelled well. Tanked to the front two-out where leader fell. Strode clear to win by 30 length. Good debut, but didn't face much.)

Minella Drama (Donald McCain)

29/10/21 Utt NovHcChs Class 3 - 1st 11/10 🏅
(Keen and jumped right throughout. Bad error when leading at the second-last. Swished his tail on the run in by still won by eight lengths. Plenty of room for improvement.)

My Drogo (Dan Skelton)

Noble Yeats (Emmet Mullins)

5/10/11 Galway Beg Chase 2m3½f - 1st (SP 11/2) 🏅
(Jumped a little left and made several errors. Still fourth after slow jump at second-last. Galloped home strongly to win by half-a-length. Very encouraging.)

31/10/21 Cork NvCh Grd3 2m5f - 4th 7/4
(Slightly hampered first. Never really travelled after that. Beaten 15 lengths in fourth. Poor performance.)

Pimlico Point (Kerry Lee)

Phoenix Way (Harry Fry)

Proschema (Dan Skelton)

9/10/11 Chepstow Grade Three Handi Hurd 2m3f - 5th
(Travelled sweetly at the rear. Started to move into contention half a mile out. Out-paced rounding the bend. Ran on again late. Needs three miles.)

30/10/21 Wet Grd2 Hurdle 3m - 2nd 7/1 🥈
(Held up. Jumped and travelled well. Moved into contention round the bend. Stayed on into second towards the end. Very encouraging.)

Ribble Valley (Nicky Richards)

Saint Calvados (Paul Nicholls)

Saint Dalina (Charlie Longsdon)

Silver Forever (Paul Nicholls)

4/11/21 Newb Nov Chs 2m6½f - 1st 10/11 🏅
(Faced just one rival in Imperial Alcazar. Jumped well throughout. Pulled upsides rival jumping the left and pulled six lengths clear on the run to the line. Very good.)

Silver Hallmark (Fergal O’Brien)

31/10/21 Carl Listed Grad Chs 2m4f - 4th 9/1
(Forced to give weight to plenty of top rivals. Jumped OK. Still in there pitching down home straight. Weakened away. 10-length fourth. Handicap next please!)

Sizable Sam (Jeremy Scott)

30/10/21 Asct Nov Handi Chs 2m3f - 5th 11/2
(Looked outpaced throughout against several strong rivals. Beaten 21-lengths. Never really got involved. Should come on for the run though. Needs 3m.)

Shewearsitwell (Willie Mullins)

Take Tea (Willie Mullins)

The Changing Man (Joe Tizzard)

10/10/21 NewtAbt Class 5 Flat Race - 8th 7/1
(Immediately bumped along. Rider asked for an effort twice more on first circuit. Tank emptied fairly quickly. Beaten 30 lengths. Strange performance.)

Time To Get Up (Jonjo O’Neill)

Youmdor (Willie Mullins)