Hello racing aficionados, and isn’t it just amazing how a sport of sunshine brings smiles all round, not to mention the possibility (make that probability) that all race meetings will go ahead as planned this Saturday for the first time in what feels like god knows how long – happy …Read More »
Apparently, I need to start this weeks ramblings with an apology as some people (well, one person) saw last week’s article as “condescending”, which is the absolute opposite of who I am as anyone who knows me will tell you – so if it read that way (and I can’t …Read More »
Well the rain in Spain may fall mainly on the plain but over here it seems to fall on the racecourses, and I am anything but convinced Ascot will get the go ahead tomorrow whatever they may claim. A trip to Lingfield Friday afternoon was abandoned once I saw how …Read More »
Farewell Fast French filly, welcome back Mr Post Racing, and smaller could be better for my selection?
I hate it when there is so little going on in the World of racing because it makes my life so difficult – what on earth am I supposed to write about lol? Luckily for me there is rarely a dull moment ion this game and I do feel the …Read More »
Happy Christmas one and all – oh and a Boxing Day placepot article for fun purposes for us all at Kempton.
Boxing Day extra – read all about it! With Ron still AWOL I felt it best to try a little something for Boxing Day – after all, three days without racing will be cold turkey for most of us and I need a fix of horses, win or lose. The …Read More »
Well the podcast was a lot more profitable than my article last week but these things happen and with Cheltenham this weekend, I am really looking forward to a load of winners. Firstly though, I need to sort of apologise for the fact that the horses here are a repeat …Read More »
I wrote in a Newsletter recently that early season form, come the end of November, would be proved worthless and that comment applies to races such as that we witnessed yesterday at Kempton. The only similarity that race will have to a Champion hurdle is that the first two home …Read More »
I love the way this sport makes fools of the best of us sometimes, but at least I am willing to put my hand up and admit my ignorance on occasion, unlike the majority of hacks I could name. This week’s article was meant to start with a rant about …Read More »
Those who read last week’s article will not have been overly surprised to see the Mark Usher trained Noor Al Haya drift like the proverbial barge on the exchanges and in the ring before the three year old ran at Kempton on the polytrack DESPITE a dislike of the all-weather …Read More »
Racing in Singapore may be very different to here BUT they have it right and we have it horribly wrong – can someone please tell the racing authorities (as if they don’t already know)? Before someone tells me, I am quite aware the lack of bookmakers as we know them …Read More »