Galopin Des Champs

Marten's Current Racing Diary | December 23rd, 2022

Hi there, We were a little bit short of action on the turf last week but we had a treat at Punchestown on Monday when current Gold Cup favourite Galopin Des Champs and top novice chaser Appreciate It turned up … Read More »

The fallout from last weekend

Marten's Current Racing Diary | December 8th, 2022

Hi there, There will be mixed feelings over the events that took place last weekend. Starting at Sandown on Saturday, I thought the 7/1 initially on offer about Edwardstone was on the generous side for the Tingle Creek Chase. Apparently … Read More »

The ghosts of Christmas past

Ian Carnaby's Racing News | December 5th, 2022

Walking down Northlands Road the other day I thought about Hampshire cricket, the late John Arlott and Hambledon, the famous old village which may not have given birth to the game but undoubtedly nursed it through the teething process and … Read More »

Will Honeysuckle provide her biggest magic moment yet with poignant win in the Hatton’s Grace Hurdle?

Ronan Groome's Racing News | December 3rd, 2022

IRISH PERSPECTIVE by Ronan Groome It’s some day at Fairyhouse on Sunday. It always is. Hatton’s Grace Hurdle, Drinmore, Royal Bond. A triple Grade 1 meeting. And all the rest. The Drinmore and Royal Bond should unearth a couple of … Read More »

Constitution Hill

Marten's Current Racing Diary | December 2nd, 2022

I just want to write a few words about Constitution Hill. I had suggested beforehand that the five-year-old, who had yet to race outside novice company, was too short at 1/4 to concede 7lbs to Epatante, the winner of six … Read More »