The biggest race in Europe, the Prix De L’Arc de Triomphe is upon us again this weekend. The best middle-distance horses from Britain, Ireland, France and beyond meet up to effectively decide the 12f champion of the world. This year’s edition looks potentially above average, but whether the winner...
Archive for month: September, 2021
Listowel selections Friday 24th September Day number six at Listowel and another jumping card to get stuck into. The biggest race comes early with a typical big field valuable handicap hurdle, but perhaps the best bet comes later over fences. Our good run at the meeting continued on Wednesday...
Listowel selection Wednesday 22nd September The big race of the week at Listowel today sees a host of well know horses line up for the Kerry National. JP McManus and Michael O’Leary are responsible for more than half of the field, but we are taking them on with an...
Listowel selections Monday 20th September The Lartigue Hurdle is the first of the really big races at Listowel this week and we have two suggestions for this big field handicap. Listowel 3.50: Autumn Evening & Coventry Two against the field for this line up of 4yo hurdlers. JP McManus...
Ayr & Newbury selections Saturday 18th September The big day of the year on the flat in Scotland with the Ayr Gold Cup the centrepiece of a strong card on the west coast. I have two each-way hopefuls for the big race, plus selections for two of the chief...
Curragh selections Sunday 12th September The second day of Irish Champions Weekend and attention turns to County Kildare for four Group 1 contests at the Curragh. However the card is bookended with two fiercely competitive handicaps which offers some real value for punters. Those are the two races we...
Doncaster selections Saturday 11th September The final day of four at Doncaster and the action will take place on completely different going to when we started the week thanks to some heavy showers yesterday afternoon. I am finding it difficult to get an angle on the big race where...
Doncaster selections Friday 10th September Sadly the lack of rain has denied us the prospective clash of top stayers Trueshan and Stradivarius in the featured Doncaster Cup. However we do have two competitive handicaps to get stuck into after the big race. We made it 3-4 on the week...
Doncaster selections Thursday 9th September It is Ladies Day at Doncaster on Thursday and that translates to the action on the track as well. My two selections cover the opening contest which is for lady jockeys only, and the Park Hill Stakes for fillies and mares. We had a...
Doncaster selections Wednesday 8th September The four days that comprises the Doncaster St Leger meeting gets underway today with a stronger than usual opening day card. The moving of the Group 3 Sceptre Stakes gives the day a bit more lustre, whilst the now traditional Leger Legends race offers...
- Escobar to maintain fine Balmoral record October 16, 2021
- Aday to remember at Longchamp October 3, 2021
- Hoping for a Bad start to Arc weekend October 2, 2021
- Great Arc memories – Dancing Brave 1986 September 29, 2021
- Rapid quick enough for Listowel chase September 24, 2021
- Ben can bag the big Listowel prize September 22, 2021
- Autumn is drawing in September 20, 2021
- Ostilio primed for big Ayr Gold Cup run September 18, 2021
- Angel to continue Lyons run September 12, 2021
- The rain’s in time for Raadobarg September 11, 2021
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