Three Racehorses Who are Big Dangers to Previous Cheltenham Festival Winners

“Yanworth” (CC BY-SA 2.0) by Carine06 The Cheltenham Festival stands alone as the premier National Hunt horse racing extravaganza and some equine athletes have excelled at the Prestbury Park track time and again. Some old favourites are already assured of a place in sporting legend whatever happens in 2020. Some of most popular horses in training face dangers[…]

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Can Magical raise her game at the Fillies & Mares Stakes?

Magical G1 for Galileo. Aidan O’Brien saddled Magical (3f Galileo-Halfway To Heaven, by Pivotal) to land the £600,000 G1 QIPCO British Champions… https://t.co/QyzQj7hVJL pic.twitter.com/Qt4F6fOpgh — Coolmore (@coolmorestud) October 20, 2018 Magical was dominant in the early stages of the 2019 flat season in Ireland, but has not been able to conjure a victory in the[…]

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Four Nunthorpe Stakes Contenders at the 2019 Ebor Festival

“York Races, August 2013” (CC BY-SA 2.0) by alljengi As the only all-age Group 1 sprint in the British Isles, the Nunthorpe Stakes is the feature race of the third day of York’s Ebor Festival. This year’s renewal of the furious flying five furlongs contest is shaping up to be very exciting. Who are the leading contenders for[…]

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The Glorious Goodwood £1m Lucky 31

I produced a Guide for Festival Trends Members that looked at 13 races that have proved strong pointers to certain races at Glorious Goodwood over the last decade or so. Using the information in the Guide I have come up with 5 horses that I’m hoping will run well this week and land us a[…]

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Ten Sovereigns Has Point To Prove At Royal Ascot

Ten Sovereigns – the real deal! pic.twitter.com/paJ8rXybPb — At The Races (@AtTheRaces) September 29, 2018 Ten Sovereigns put forward an underwhelming performance at the 2,000 Guineas at the start of the flat racing season. Aidan O’Brien’s charge failed to rise to the occasion, watching his stable-mate Magna Grecia take the crown at Newmarket. He will[…]

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The £1million Royal Ascot Lucky 15

My latest attempt at the £1 million Lucky 15…..   FESTIVAL TRENDS MEMBERSHIP at ROYAL ASCOT As usual I’ll be covering all 30 races this year at Royal Ascot providing the Trends, Stats, Facts and Figures for each race. I’ll also be giving my selections for each race along with the exclusive Nag Ratings. Members[…]

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The Royal Hunt Cup Analysis

ROYAL HUNT CUP – Royal Ascot 19th June 1mile, Class 2 Handicap, 3yo+ Year Form Draw Horse Runs Age Weight Rated Odds Trainer 2018 111-14 22 SETTLE FOR BAY 12 4 9-01 99 16/1 D. MARNANE 2017 0-4803 26 ZHUI FENG 19 4 9-00 100 25/1 A. PERRETT 2016 0125-1 4 PORTAGE 8 4 9-05[…]

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Flat Handicappers to Follow (2019)

The flat Season begins this weekend with its traditional curtain raiser, the Doncaster Lincoln Meeting. Each year I like to compile a list of horses to follow for the Season and over the years it’s proven to be a powerful, and profitable method of finding winners.  2018 FLAT HORSES TO FOLLOW 50 RUNS ….. 8 WINNERS (20/1, 14/1, 10/1,[…]

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East Could Take 1000 Guineas Prize up North

“Newmarket Racecourse” by Alarnsen (CC BY-SA 4.0) We are in a transitional period in British horse racing right now, where we are saying goodbye to the National Hunt season and welcoming in the Flat Turf. The month of April can often be a difficult one for punters, with the National Hunt horses running on spring[…]

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Aintree Tips (3x2x1)

3 IMPORTANT RACE TRIALS FOR AINTREE (NON CHELTENHAM) 1) SANDOWN LISTED NH FLAT RACE (MARES ONLY) The Mares Only Bumper race at Aintree has gone to a runner from this race in 3 of the last 7 years (2011, 2012 & 2014). in 2017 both the Aintree Mares Bumper second (20/1) and third (9/2) came here direct from[…]

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A few trainer stats for Aintree

Over the last 6 years the trainer with the best record at the Aintree Festival has undoubtedly been COLIN TIZZARD Bets Wins WinStrike SP_PL Places PlaceStrike 46 12 26.09% 117.49 22 47.83% He had a blank year in 2014 when all 6 of his runners finished unplaced but showed nice profits in all of the[…]

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An easy system for Aintree

With the Cheltenham Festival taking place a few weeks before the Aintree Grand National meeting and similar top class races taking place at both meetings it makes sense that Cheltenham is the first place to look when trying to find Aintree winners. The stats show that since 2008, 135 of the 231 Aintree Festival race winners did indeed have their last[…]

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