Daily Dabble January 29

SOMEHOW the foul recent weather seems to have evaded South Yorkshire, so it’s with some surprise that “good” is in the going description today at Doncaster. The result is a deluge of runners, more than 100 to be precise, and the racing is refreshingly competitive and a welcome antidote to the perennial debate over small …[Read More]

Daily Dabble October 23

APOLOGIES for the lack of recent daily dabbling. I’m toying with a trip to Doncaster today where there is a typically tricky backend card on the first day of their two-day October meeting. It is also the first day of Cheltenham’s Showcase meeting where some heavyweight equine artillery will be ready to fire. Two horses …[Read More]

Daily Double June 14

SLIGHTLY unoriginal when looking at his form figures of 111 but ELYSIAN FIELDS is taken to defy a sharp rise in the ratings at Salisbury today. There have been a glut of non runners at the track due to the firm ground, which is disappointing for racegoers and punters looking for Sunday racing tips. But …[Read More]

Kingston Hill can grab St Leger glory

THE St Leger has been around for 238 years. In fact, it was first raced just 69 years after Scotland officially became part of the UK in the 1707 Act Of Union. The oldest Classic is steeped in history but let’s be honest: this year’s race is a shade disappointing. There’s nothing of the class …[Read More]

Great Hall the St Leger value

by JACK MILNER. Doncaster’s St Leger Festival starts today and it promises to be a fantastic week on Town Moor as anticipation builds towards the fifth English Classic of the season. And at 7/2 the field, it has a wide open feel about it with 14 horses left in at the five-day stage. Prince Khalid …[Read More]

Setting a ‘President’ for the season ahead

Guest post by STEPHEN BOARDMAN ON FEBRUARY 24, at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, there’s a good chance that the word “Lincoln” will be said a fair few times. The Steven Spielberg epic is nominated for 12 Academy Awards and is widely expected to do extremely well. On the same day, across the Atlantic in …[Read More]