Seeyouatmidnight the Scottish National value

MOUSE Morris certainly knows how to win a National. Rogue Angel and Rule The World have already done the business in the Irish and English equivalents and now he has his eye on a remarkable and unprecedented treble. Rogue Angel is being prepared for a possible tilt at Saturday’s Scottish national at Ayr – and …[Read More]

Piazon offers Bronze Cup value

TALK about competitive. You will do well to find just one winner on day two of Ayr’s Western meeting. (If you get the Placepot up then it should be a decent pot). Two 25-runner handicaps, a big field nursery and a super-tricky Listed juvenile sprint are conundrums sent to test the most diligent form student. …[Read More]

Daily Punt: A load of Bull and Bush

THIS column has been performing wretchedly this week. In fact, since a  stupendous Saturday six days ago, we’ve failed abysmally to spot a winner. Pentiffic ran okay but was never allowed to get his own way at Ludlow yesterday. No excuses. So the law of averages suggest a winner could be nigh. Today’s cursed subject …[Read More]

Dark Horses: Aye aye Captain

TRAINER David Brown has some nice two year olds. My Catch and Wind Fire ran blinders at Ascot and the promising Sir Jack Layden broke his duck at Ayr on Sunday. Today he saddles CAPTAIN MIDNIGHT who has also shown promise. He hit the crossbar on fast ground on his debut at Beverley before seeming …[Read More]

Godsmejudge holds the aces in the Scottish National

by JACK MILNER THE Scottish National is set to be a gruelling four-mile slog with the ground expected to include a lot more soft than good in the description. Two-time winner Merigo won’t be there this time but Auroras Encore, the horse who chased him home last year, is. Sue Smith’s 2013 Grand National winner …[Read More]