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  • Overturn (IRE)

  • Age: 9 (Foaled April 22nd, 2004)
  • Sex: Bay Gelding
  • Breeding: Barathea - Kristal Bridge (Kris)
  • Trainer: D McCain Jnr
  • Owner: Mr T G Leslie

News Clippings

Donald McCain duo not in Cheltenham Festival mix

January 13th, 2014

Cinders And Ashes remains a possible runner in the Stan James Champion Hurdle, but neither Peddlers Cross nor Overturn will be at Cheltenham this year.

Overturn is more likely to run at Sandown than Punchestown next week

April 21st, 2013

Donald McCain is unlikely to send Overturn to Ireland for the Ryanair Novice Chase at Punchestown on Thursday.

Donald McCain says he was left "devastated" by the poor performance of Peddlers Cross

March 19th, 2013

Donald McCain has admitted that he felt "devastated" by the poor performance of Peddlers Cross in last week's World Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival.

Overturn vying for Simonsig scalp in Racing Post Arkle Trophy

February 26th, 2013

Trainer Donald McCain remains confident Overturn will make life "very difficult" for red-hot favourite Simonsig in the Racing Post Arkle Challenge Trophy at Cheltenham.

Donald McCain has challenged Overturn's Racing Post Arkle rivals to take him on for the lead.

February 21st, 2013

Trainer Donald McCain has challenged Overturn's Racing Post Arkle rivals to take him on for the lead in the Cheltenham contest on March 12.

Donald McCain is confident Overturn is going to take plenty of pegging back in the Arkle Trophy

February 4th, 2013

Donald McCain remains confident Overturn is going to take plenty of pegging back in next month's Racing Post Arkle Trophy following his brilliant display at Musselburgh on Sunday.

Overturn made if three out of three over fences in the Scottish Arkle Novices' Chase at Musselburgh

February 3rd, 2013

Overturn made if three out of three over fences in the Scottish Arkle Novices' Chase at Musselburgh.

"All systems go" for the Arkle Chase with Overturn

January 11th, 2013

With more than two months still to go to Cheltenham, Donald McCain is counting down the days to the Arkle Chase with this week's Doncaster winner Overturn.

Overturn set for Doncaster run

January 8th, 2013

Overturn's eagerly-awaited second start over fences is due to take place at Doncaster on Wednesday after he was left in the 1stsecuritysolutions.co.uk Novices' Chase at the declaration stage.

McCain admits he may be forced to take chance on testing ground

December 22nd, 2012

Donald McCain admits he might be forced to run Overturn in the williamhill.com Novices' Chase at Kempton on December 27 even if the ground is testing.

Cinders And Ashes could attempt to get back on track in the Christmas Hurdle at Kempton Park

December 8th, 2012

Cinders And Ashes is set to bid for a swift return to winning form with an outing in the Christmas Hurdle at Kempton later this month.

Overturn tops eight possible runners in the Henry VIII Novice Chase at Sandown.

December 4th, 2012

Exciting steeplechasing recruit Overturn heads eight entries for the Henry VIII Novice Chase at Sandown on Saturday.

Overturn will be given an entry in the Henry VIII Novices' Chase at Sandown

December 2nd, 2012

Donald McCain will bide his time before deciding whether to allow Overturn to take up his entry at Sandown on Saturday in the Henry VIII Novices' Chase.

Cinders And Ashes will put his Champion Hurdle credentials on the line in the Fighting Fifth Hurdle at Newcastle

November 20th, 2012

Donald McCain believes that the Stanjames.com Fighting Fifth Hurdle at Newcastle on Saturday week will provide an indicator as to the chances of Cinders And Ashes for Cheltenham in March.

Overturn in frame for McCain memorial after Sandown Park win

November 11th, 2012

Trainer Donald McCain is considering races at Haydock and Bangor for Overturn following his scintillating chasing debut at Sandown on Saturday.

Overturn impresses at Sandown

November 10th, 2012

Overturn made the perfect start to life over fences when leading all the way to land the Bet On Today's Football At Bluesq.com Beginners' Chase at Sandown.

McCain sets sights on Sandown

November 9th, 2012

Donald McCain is set to give Overturn his eagerly-awaited debut over fences in the Bet on Today's Football At Bluesq.com Beginners' Chase at Sandown on Saturday.

Ground key for Overturn's potential chasing debut at Sandown on Saturday

November 5th, 2012

Donald McCain is hoping the weather stays dry as he looks to give stable stalwart Overturn his first run over fences at Sandown on Saturday.

Grounds for concern with Overturn

October 22nd, 2012

Donald McCain has said that Overturn could miss his intended chasing debut at Carlisle on Thursday if the ground is too soft.

Ashes set for Fifth test

October 1st, 2012

Donald McCain has news on his smart hurdlers Cinders And Ashes, Peddlers Cross and Overturn as he makes tentative running plans.