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iWeekend Card

Weekend Card

After over 40 years in the business Marten and his team get to hear a lot from clients about what they’re after from a service, which is why we see it as a priority to cater for as many of their needs as possible. That is why we have decided to bring back the Weekend Card – our best-selling service for many years before we decided to give it a rest with a view to revamping it when we felt the time was right to embrace and engage with the new technology.

Edition eleven available 29 September

If you are ordering outside normal hours and would like to download the current edition instantly please visit here

Click here to see our Weekend Card page and download a past copy

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iAscot Champions Day 2016

Ascot Champions Day 2016

Marten's final Online Preview for the Flat 2016 season.

A day packed with three Group 1s, a Group 2 and a Group 3. In 2014 Farhh 11/4 was a good winner for us and in 2015 we gave Gordon Lord Byron 5/1, Charm Spirit 5/1 and Forgotten Rules 3/1. Belardo was a good 33/1 runner-up for us last year.

Available to download from 8pm Friday 14 October


iThe Racing Snapshot

The Racing Snapshot

We use technology which allows us to send a PDF document of Marten’s day's appraisal to your mobile phone. If you would like to receive a test text message to check your phone can open this type of message please request a Test Snapshot by emailing If you can't we can email the news to you.

To see a past example please visit our Download page or click here

If you would like to receive a text when there's a Snapshot available please Text the word SNAPSHOT and your name to 07786200690

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iNot Minding That It Hurts...

Not Minding That It Hurts...

Not Minding That It Hurts By Ian Carnaby A lovely read for any racing fan A review is available on our downloads page.

This 128-page production offers readers an engaging ramble through a gambler's life and features interviews with top sports personalities and household names from the Turf.

The collection also includes five short stories, reviews of books and films and conversations with a few of the game's more intriguing characters.

SALE PRICE £9 (normally £10)

iStrictly Classified

Strictly Classified

Strictly Classified: Insights into the Trainer's Mind (SIGNED COPIES)

Strictly Classified offers readers a unique insight into the workings of a horseman’s mind, notably in relation to their understanding of a racehorse’s psyche, emotions and character. CalliHe has asked many of the world's top trainers and handlers how they identify and relate to a horse’s individual personality and thereby encourage it to realise its full potential.

To hear Marten and Rebecca's Podcast about this book please visit our Downloads page or click here

iTelephone & Text Service

Telephone & Text Service

This service includes:

Access to Marten's line for 13p per minute plus your phone companies access charge.

A daily text message to your mobile phone each morning from Marten.

Looking forward to the new Flat season I have commented elsewhere on the vast number of unraced, lightly-raced and unexposed horses that seem to be around. I am not sure why this is, but I had no trouble finding 50 of them to write about in the Dark Horses Annual and another 20 for the select Premier List. I intend to focus more on these horses in the weeks ahead.

** Free information pack available on this service - please contact us **     To listen to a telephone line example please visit our Downloads Podcast Page

Rates updated daily.

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iPersonal Consultancy Service

Personal Consultancy Service

Marten’s Personal Consultancy Service, which costs less than £5 a day, provides the serious backer with a unique insight into the day’s racing. Marten calls upon 40 years of experience and his wide network of contacts to guide you through the season on a day-to-day basis.

Members of the PCS are entitled to the following benefits:

Personal Access to Marten with daily email summary of racing and text message

Daily Line Access

All Flat Publications/Online Services

The Weekend Card

Online Chats

Race Meetings

If you order just for July you will also receive a Snapshot each day of Glorious Goodwood

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iRoyal Ascot E-Book 2016

Royal Ascot E-Book 2016

Including information for remainder of Flat season.

Marten's Royal Ascot Bulletin Book in a PDF format.

Exactly the same information as his hard copy publication which has now sold out.

Lots of content for future use.

If you order through our website shop a member of staff needs to authorise your order before you can access it (downtime from11pm to 9am). If you want instant access then please order by clicking here



Marten passes comment & opinion on racing issues, often expressing views that will not be found in the trade press. 

This is a free publication and can be viewed through our Website or posted out.

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