Daily Dabble Feb 16

THE crossbar was well and truly hit with Clonusker yesterday at Plumpton, who only gave best close home to finish second at 7-1. Ayr is the focus of today and, in particular, two horses trained by Lucinda Russell. BOLD SIR BRIAN (3.00 Ayr) has somewhat lost his way after looking a potential star as a …[Read More]

Garde La Victoire to make winning return

A YEAR ago GARDE LA VICTOIRE made his hurdling debut at Aintree’s October meeting and kick-started an impressive campaign with an easy win over Regal Encore. On Saturday he returns to the scene of that success in the valuable opening handicap that kicks off Aintree’s two-day meeting. Philip Hobbs’ five year old goes well fresh …[Read More]

Saturday Selections: Kelso is THE place to be

THE looming shadow of the Cheltenham Festival can often dilute the quality of racing in the two weekends before the great meeting. But not today. There are competitive cards at both Newbury and Doncaster. But there is only ONE place to be and that is at the beautiful Scottish borders racecourse of Kelso. Excellent prize …[Read More]