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Bournemouth can win again to pull clear

Ian Carnaby's Sports News | March 18th, 2017

I have been uneasy about a large ante-post bet on Newcastle for a few weeks now and the comprehensive home defeat by Fulham will have had alarm bells ringing on Tyneside. All I would say is that sometimes these things … Continued

Golden Spear looks a worthy favourite

Ian Carnaby's Racing News | March 18th, 2017

There will be time for a look back at Cheltenham at some other stage, though I can say it was not a successful meeting for me and the main disappointment concerned a dual bet on Shaneshill and Snow Falcon in … Continued

Plans for Vroum Vroum Mag

Marten's Current Racing Diary | March 12th, 2017

  Hi there, The news is now through that Vroum Vroum Mag will join Limini in the line-up for the OLBG Mares’ Hurdle on Tuesday rather than tackle the Champion Hurdle. The field includes Apple’s Jade. With both Limini and … Continued

Finian’s Oscar Now Out

Marten's Current Racing Diary | March 11th, 2017

Hi there, Far more often than not a leading contender for the Festival sustains a setback the weekend before the meeting and we have had two in the last forty-eight hours. The first relates to Gold Cup hope Don Poli, … Continued

Newcastle must kick on again

Ian Carnaby's Sports News | March 11th, 2017

No damage done last week with Southampton winning at Watford (after flirting with disaster at 2-2) and QPR and Cardiff both scoring at Loftus Road. We were also right about Crystal Palace, though they went the whole way at West … Continued

Bowson Fred – if he stays

Ian Carnaby's Racing News | March 11th, 2017

I was disappointed with last Saturday, although things have been much better on the line since then and Dawson City provided a welcome boost at Wincanton on Thursday.My Cheltenham thoughts are published in the Weekend Card and I shall be … Continued

Market Unease On Cue Card

Marten's Current Racing Diary | March 9th, 2017

Hi there, A total of 15 horses have been left in next Wednesday’s Queen Mother Champion Chase, with no surprises. They include Douvan, with a number of doubtful starters still there as a precaution. They include Altior, Un De Sceaux, … Continued

Defi Du Seuil Plans

Marten's Current Racing Diary | March 8th, 2017

Hi there, Philip Hobbs has confirmed that Defi Du Seuil will not be among the entries for Tuesday’s Supreme Novices’ Hurdle, leaving Richard Johnson to take the mount in the Triumph Hurdle. Johnson also rides the consistent VillageVic in either … Continued

JP McManus Riding Arrangements

Marten's Current Racing Diary | March 7th, 2017

Hi there, Riding arrangements have been made for JP McManus’s string of Cheltenham contenders following the injury to his retained rider Barry Geraghty. Noel Fehily comes in for the mounts on Buveur D’Air and Unowhatimeanharry while McManus’s key player in … Continued

The Bulletin Book

Marten's Current Racing Diary | March 5th, 2017

I’m pleased to report that the Bulletin Book text was completed on Saturday and will go to print tomorrow (Monday). It will be ready for Package subscribers to view online on Tuesday evening, with the hard copies back for despatch … Continued

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