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iDark Horses Jumps Guide 2017-18

Dark Horses Jumps Guide 2017-18

The 41st edition of Marten's guide to the Jumps season.

'The authoritative guide for over 40 years to unexposed horses ...'

Out now

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Everyone who orders will receive a PDF listing the horses to follow and the ante-post news.

£14.99 or as part of a package

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iCheltenham November (Open) Online Preview

Cheltenham November (Open) Online Preview

Cheltenham November Online Preview

Previously known as the Cheltenham Open Online Preview

News has been coming through steadily for what many see as the start proper of the jumps season. I have a horse in mind for one of the support-card handicaps and information about a very promising novice hurdler.

£5 per day. Available Thursday & Friday evening


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iJumps Bumper Package One

Jumps Bumper Package One

Save £11.99!

Dark Horses Jumps Guide
Winter Guide
Cheltenham Festival Bulletin Book

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iJumps Bumper Package Two

Jumps Bumper Package Two

Save £21.99!

Dark Horses Jumps Guide

Winter Guide

Winter Guide Supplement

Cheltenham Package


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iWeekend Card

Weekend Card

What's it all about ...

Weekly publication covering the weekend's racing incorporating news from Marten and our team. Available online or through the post.

This service re-launched in July 2016 having once been our best-selling service many years ago, and as you can see from the published results it has proved a huge success since its return. Click here to see our Weekend Card page and download a past copy.

If you are interested in this service please request a free information pack which includes a past copy.  

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iRacing Club

Racing Club

Dark Horse Racing's National Project Club

You may not be aware, but Marten and his team opened the first Racing Club in the country back in the early 80s.

We are keen to welcome 100 members to join us on this exciting journey.

By placing an order you will be sent our free information pack with details on how to join.

* Under 15 places remain *

iDark Horses Autumn Guide 2017

Dark Horses Autumn Guide 2017

Marten received plenty of interesting information in August and decided that there was sufficient to warrant him writing a Dark Horses Autumn Guide.

30 to 40 unraced or unexposed two-year olds as well as about a dozen older horses that we believe have been primed for an autumn campaign.

Free PDF copy with all orders

Available now


iWinter Guide 201718

Winter Guide 201718

The Winter Guide - perfect Christmas reading and ideal Christmas gift for a racing fan.

The Winter Guide is the ideal reading companion for the long dark evenings over the Christmas and New Year holiday.

For an additional £5 you can add our Winter Guide Supplement to your order. This Supplement replaces our Christmas Online Preview. It is available to download on 22 December and contains the latest up-to-date news.

Dispatched First Class 15 December. Gift wrap available with direct despatch to a friend if required. Contact us for more info.

Free PDF copy for all subscribers


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iTelephone & Text Service

Telephone & Text Service

Gain access to Marten's daily news by ringing an 0871 number rather than having to call his Premium Rate line. 

Marten will also send a brief text message to your phone each day with any selections, analysis or news.

If you are a regular caller to Marten's Premium Rate line, then subscribing will save you money - plus you receive a text!

You can select your subscription length, ordering for a week, a month or the entire season. You can also join for specific dates - perhaps to cover a major meeting.

Receive a discount against our other services for the duration of your subscription. Please tick on the green I for more info.

Discounted renewal rates available for past clients, please contact Rebecca for a quote

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iPersonal Consultancy Service

Personal Consultancy Service

With over 40 years of experience Marten provides a daily analysis direct to you. We aim to provide a truly personal service.

If you are interested in this type of service please take the time to read more here or on our PCS page. If required please contact Rebecca who can tell you more or get Marten to email/speak with you.

Personal Access through text, phone & email or face to face

Daily Line Access, Daily Text Message, Daily Email Preview, Online chats

15% discount from our other publications

We can offer this service for a season or a term that suits you.

Previous subscribers receive discounts on future renewals, please contact Rebecca for a quote.

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iCheltenham Bulletin Book 2018

Cheltenham Bulletin Book 2018

The Bulletin Book is packed with an in-depth analysis of every race together with observations from Marten's well-connected sources in Ireland and France. It also includes Stat Attack - a statistical guide to the past runnings of each race - and the Glance Card, providing a brief summary of each day in a pocket-sized format.

Available on our pre-publication price until 31 December.

Please read about our Cheltenham Package for details on our enhance Cheltenham service.

£16 (normally £20)

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iCheltenham Package 2018

Cheltenham Package 2018

Cheltenham Bulletin Book

Cheltenham Bulletin Book PDF (the day the book goes to print)

Daily Communiques in the seven days prior to the start of The Festival

Cheltenham Supplements with the latest news throughout The Festival

Daily Text Messages throughout The Festival

Available on our pre-publication price until 31 December.

£40 (normally £50)

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iAintree Online Preview 2018

Aintree Online Preview 2018

Aintree Online Preview 2018

This edition of the Preview is published in one part, covering the Grand National, the full programme of racing on Thursday and the key races and specific horses of interest for Friday and Saturday.

Available to download on Wednesday 11th April


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.


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





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