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Cheltenham Trials Day

Stu Williams | January 29th, 2019

Cheltenham Trials Day Review 12.40 – JCB Triumph Trial Juvenile Hurdle (2m179y) Irish raider Fakir D’oudaries elevated himself to the head of the betting for the Triumph Hurdle with an impressive 13 lengths success in the hands of JJ Slevin. … Continued


Johnston well adrift when it comes to betting

Ian Carnaby's Racing News | January 26th, 2019

I endured a long delay on the rattler on Thursday. Someone had cut through an overhead cable in the Ealing area, so the train manager, the chap we used to call a guard, told us. As I was only going … Continued


Time to be getting along

Ian Carnaby's Racing News | January 19th, 2019

Whilst I do not have major bets over jumps – nor anywhere else compared with a former life – Pink Gin was the start of a good mini-run, backed up by Keeper Hill and, although the price was short, Elusive … Continued


When Will the Rain Return … ?

Marten's Current Racing Diary | January 17th, 2019

Hi there! I am struggling to come to terms with the word ‘firm’ appearing in going reports at a time when we are usually racing in hock-deep ground. In fairness to the clerks of the courses the reports from the … Continued


Racing Welfare: Black Friday Raffle

Rebecca's Spotlight | January 10th, 2019

Your Donation Receipt Dear Marten, On behalf of the Trustees of Racing Welfare I’d like to thank you for your generous donation of £1,200.00 towards the work undertaken by the charity in support of racing’s workforce. It is donations from … Continued


Stuart’s thoughts: Cheltenham Festival

Stu Williams | January 8th, 2019

Traditionally there are already three warm favourites for the Cheltenham Festival’s three Grade 1 novice hurdles by this stage of the season. However this year appears to be the exception. That said, Nicky Henderson has been flexing his muscles in … Continued


In Need of a Pink Gin

Ian Carnaby's Racing News | January 5th, 2019

I have experienced a few days which can only be described as ‘mixed’.  By and large, Christmas went well and it was good to see the Canadian branch of the family  –  my daughter Catherine, her husband and the four … Continued


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