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  • Solwhit (FR)

  • Age: 9 (Foaled April 17th, 2004)
  • Sex: Bay Gelding
  • Breeding: Solon - Toowhit Towhee (Lucky North)
  • Trainer: C Byrnes
  • Owner: Top Of The Hill Syndicate

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Solwhit is due back next season according to Charles Byrnes

April 4th, 2014

Solwhit is set to return to action next season after missing the entire winter campaign through injury.

Solwhit set to return next season

January 27th, 2014

Charles Byrnes has ruled out bringing Solwhit back in the spring and is looking forward to next season with his champion staying hurdler.

Byrnes "not too concerned" over Solwhit

December 29th, 2013

Trainer Charles Byrnes still hopes to get a run into Solwhit before the planned defence of his Ladbrokes World Hurdle title at the Cheltenham Festival in March.

Solwhit is on target to return at Leopardstown

December 16th, 2013

Solwhit is on target to return to action in the woodiesdiy.com Christmas Hurdle at Leopardstown on December 28.

Solwhit work to determine Hatton's Grace Hurdle run

November 20th, 2013

Charles Byrnes will decide after working Solwhit on Saturday whether to let his stable star take his chance in the Bar One Racing Hatton's Grace Hurdle at Fairyhouse on Sunday week.

Solwhit back at Leopardstown at Christmas

October 11th, 2013

Charles Byrnes has the Leopardstown Christmas Festival as the first major target of the season for World Hurdle hero Solwhit.

Solwhit set to return to action at Christmas

June 10th, 2013

Solwhit is to have a well-deserved holiday following his fine effort in the French Champion Hurdle at Auteuil on Sunday, with a repeat success in the World Hurdle pencilled in as his long-range target for 2014.

Solwhit eyes the French Champion Hurdle at Auteuil on Sunday

June 4th, 2013

Charles Byrnes has confirmed Solwhit will bid to end a memorable campaign on a high in the French Champion Hurdle at Auteuil on Sunday.

Solwhit could head for the French Champion Hurdle according to Charles Byrnes

April 28th, 2013

Solwhit could be aimed at the French Champion Hurdle following his dramatic late withdrawal from the Ladbrokes World Series Hurdle at Punchestown on Thursday.

Solwhit could take on Quevega in the World Series Hurdle at Punchestown

April 18th, 2013

Charles Byrnes is hopeful stable star Solwhit will be ready to line up at the Punchestown Festival next week after returning home from his impressive Aintree triumph "a bit flat".

Solwhit followed up his Cheltenham Festival victory with another impressive success in the John Smith's Liverpool Hurdle.

April 6th, 2013

Solwhit cemented his reputation as this seaon's premier staying hurdler in Britain and Ireland with another stylish victory in the John Smith's Liverpool Hurdle at Aintree.

Solwhit wins the World Hurdle under Paul Carberry

March 14th, 2013

Classy customer Solwhit completed a splendid comeback from injury to take the Ladbrokes World Hurdle under Paul Carberry.

Solwhit likely for Cheltenham

March 3rd, 2013

Solwhit is set to take his chance in the Ladbrokes World Hurdle at Cheltenham on Thursday week after pleasing trainer Charles Byrnes in a gallop on Saturday.

Leading fancy Solwhit far from certain to run in World Hurdle

February 6th, 2013

Charles Byrnes has revealed it is "50-50 at best" stable star Solwhit will line up in Ladbrokes World Hurdle at next month's Cheltenham Festival.

Three races in France are among the possible options for Solwhit

January 20th, 2013

Three races in France are among the possible options for Solwhit following his victory at Naas on Saturday.

Solwhit ran out an easy winner of the Limestone Lad Hurdle at Naas

January 19th, 2013

Solwhit readily gained his first victory since returning from injury in the Limestone Lad Hurdle at Naas.

Solwhit ready for Naas outing

January 15th, 2013

Solwhit will build on his most encouraging return to action at Punchestown last month in Saturday's Limestone Lad Hurdle at Naas.

Byrnes delight with Solwhit

January 1st, 2013

Charles Byrnes has given Solwhit a clean bill of health after his fine comeback at Punchestown on Monday.

Bog Warrior got the better of Solwhit in the Follow Punchestown on Facebook Hurdle

December 31st, 2012

The Tony Martin-trained Bog Warrior got the better of Solwhit in the Follow Punchestown on Facebook Hurdle.

Charles Byrnes is hoping for the best as Solwhit returns from absence

December 30th, 2012

Charles Byrnes has his fingers crossed Punchestown passes a morning inspection so that Solwhit can make his eagerly-awaited comeback on Monday.