Dark Horses: The name’s Bondesire…

THE upwardly mobile yard of David O’Meara (left) is continuing on its upward curve. He has had a hatful of winners already this season and virtually everything he runs seems to be performing well. Today his three-year-old filly BONDESIRE contests the 6f handicap at Pontefract and could run a big race. I saw this filly …[Read More]

Great start for horses to follow list

THE aim of our 10 to follow list is for as many of them as possible to win a race. The first two horses from the list appeared on Saturday and resulted in a winner and a second. WOODLAND ARIA made a winning debut at Wolverhampton and started at 4/1. The fact that William Buick …[Read More]

Kyllachy Rise kicks off horses to follow list

THE first two of this site’s Ten Horses To Follow for the 2013 Flat season run tomorrow. KYLLACHY RISE makes his three-year-old reappearance for Sir Henry Cecil in the (4.05) at Newbury, while the unraced WOODLAND ARIA makes her racecourse debut in a modest 1m 1f maiden at Wolverhampton (8.15). There was a lot to …[Read More]

Dark Horses: Rocky could provide knockout blow

THIS column will be hard pressed to out-perform last week’s efforts. A 40/1 winner was the coup de grace, and was backed up by a few other solid victories. But this page is as much about spotting potential and possible future winners as suggesting horses who will win on the day. Today the ground has turned soft …[Read More]

2013 Flat season: Ten Horses To Follow

I SPENT a large chunk of last summer analysing juvenile races and putting name after name into my 2yo notebook. That trusty notebook has formed the basis of the following list of Ten Horses to Follow for the 2013 Flat season. They are all three year olds but you won’t find Kingsbarns, Mars or Certify …[Read More]