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  • Apache Stronghold (IRE)

  • Age: 7 (Foaled March 29th, 2008)
  • Sex: Bay Gelding
  • Breeding: Milan - First Battle (IRE) (Un Desperado (FR))
  • Trainer: N Meade
  • Owner: Mrs Patricia Hunt

News Clippings

Apache Stronghold and Road To Riches set for Punchestown

April 23rd, 2015

Trainer Noel Meade is hoping that Apache Stronghold, a faller when travelling well at Fairyhouse on his latest start, can put up a bold show in the Grade 1 Growise Novice Chase on Tuesday, April 28.

Cheltenham Festival: Apache ready to take flight in JLT

February 26th, 2015

Noel Meade thinks the JLT Novices' Chase at the Cheltenham Festival could be made to measure for Apache Stronghold.

JLT Novices' Chase the target for Apache Stronghold

February 11th, 2015

Noel Meade has confirmed the JLT Novices' Chase as the intended Cheltenham Festival target for Apache Stronghold following his thrilling triumph at Leopardstown on Sunday.

Apache Stronghold won the Flogas Novice Chase at Leopardstown

February 8th, 2015

Apache Stronghold gained revenge on Valseur Lido in a ding-dong battle for the Flogas Novice Chase at Leopardstown.

Noel Meade is to mull over the options for Apache Stronghold

December 1st, 2014

Noel Meade is to mull over the options for Apache Stronghold following his second place in the Drinmore Novice Chase at Fairyhouse on Sunday.

Noel Meade's Apache Stronghold ready for Bar One Racing Drinmore Novice Chase

November 25th, 2014

Noel Meade reports Apache Stronghold ready to step up in grade over fences in the Bar One Racing Drinmore Novice Chase at Fairyhouse on Sunday.

Noel Meade plots Monksland comeback

November 19th, 2014

Noel Meade still hopes to get Monksland back on the track by Christmas at the latest after a near two-year lay-off.

Very Wood to go chasing

May 11th, 2014

Noel Meade has confirmed that smart hurdlers Very Wood and Apache Stronghold will both go chasing later this year.

Cheltenham Festival still on Apache Stronghold agenda

January 13th, 2014

Noel Meade's high-class novice hurdler Apache Stronghold could head straight to the Cheltenham Festival without the aid of another run.

Briar Hill tops seven entries for Navan Novice Hurdle

December 10th, 2013

Last season's Cheltenham Champion Bumper winner Briar Hill is one of seven remaining entries in what could prove a top-class renewal of the Navan Novice Hurdle on Sunday.

Apache set for Navan test

December 1st, 2013

Impressive Navan scorer Apache Stronghold is likely to return to the County Meath circuit for a tilt at the Navan Novice Hurdle on December 15.

Apache Stronghold oozes class in Monksfield at Navan

November 24th, 2013

Noel Meade's Apache Stronghold (9/2) was a very impressive winner of a competitive renewal of the Grade 2 'Monksfield' Novice Hurdle at Navan on Sunday.