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Second Step to frank the form

Ian Carnaby's Racing News | June 27th, 2018

It was not a successful Royal Ascot for me, though I thought it a marvellous meeting. Looking back now, backing Wild Illusion in the Ribblesdale was a mistake. (I separate ‘mistakes’ from ‘losers’ because one category, mistakes, can be avoided, … Continued

Goal spree nets a profit

Ian Carnaby's Sports News | June 27th, 2018

The first bet in the World Cup came up when England ran riot against Conference South-class Panama and took their goal tally to eight overall, not bad as we needed only seven in their Group G matches to justify a … Continued

Royal Ascot Approaches …

Marten's Current Racing Diary | June 14th, 2018

Hi there! It’s only a few days to go before the start of the 2018 Royal Ascot festival and, after a challenging spell, things are starting to take shape in my mind. One of the hardest things to account for … Continued

ENGLAND  –  Especially Kane –  need early goals

Ian Carnaby's Sports News | June 13th, 2018

I came late to the French Open with a hip replacement clouding the issue. I was starting to get games right in the second week  –  Sharapova no chance against Muguruza, del Potro probably having to work hard to get … Continued


The Derby Retrospective

Marten's Current Racing Diary | June 4th, 2018

Hi there! Ok – I readily admit that I got the Derby totally wrong this year. It’s a race that has served me well over the last four decades or so, but to my cost I never gave the winner … Continued

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