Arctic Feeling the value bet

FOR punters, this time of year can be a conundrum. The back-end of the flat is marked by big fields, wet ground and plenty of big price winners. Allied to that is the start of the jumps with most horses from the bigger yards invariably needing their first run. So finding winners is a tough …[Read More]

Daily Dabble September 13

Crownthorpe trainer Richard Fahey

THE flat jockeys’ championship is dominating those valuable newspaper column inches. And rightly so. Jim Crowley vs Silvestre De Sousa has become more than a sideshow and is reminiscent of the titanic Nicholls v Mullins scrap to be top trainer at the end of the jumps season in April. The race to be top flat …[Read More]

The 2016 Cheltenham Festival

ONE part of my day job is to write about racing. Well, it beats working… Sometimes I’m lucky enough to get to talk to leading figures in the sport of kings and while he might be in a different league financially to Paul Nicholls and Nicky Henderson, I was delighted to chat to Sandy Thomson, …[Read More]