Daily Dabble and Racing Post Naps Table latest

I’VE NOT mentioned the Racing Post Naps Table for a little while. Why? Because I’ve been out with the washing near the foot of the table. A few weeks ago I was in the bottom six. However, a bit like a Paul Moloney ride in the Grand National, I’ve been slowly creeping into things over …[Read More]

Daily Punt: Heavenstown

TALK about after the Lord Mayor’s show… Our Grand National horse Balthazar King ran an absolute blinder to be second to Pineau De Re. He’s only 10 and could return for another crack next year. Our Daily Punt column was in clover yesterday. BALDER SUCCES was a brilliant winner of the Maghull Novices’ Chase and …[Read More]

Saturday selections: Here’s a bit of a Whisper…

FEW notebooks failed to contain the name of a certain Nicky Henderson horse at the end of last Jumps season. Although he didn’t show up at the Cheltenham or Aintree festivals, WHISPER still made a big impression, especially when coming fourth in the EBF Final at Sandown. His subsequent victory over Valdez at Cheltenham in …[Read More]

Dark Horses: Time to Chill out

THE appearance of Sprinter Sacre at Punchestown is the undoubted highlight of today but I’ll also be keeping a close eye on a couple of more modest meetings. CHILL FACTOR has run a couple of nice races in bumpers for Anthony Honeyball (pictured left) and goes in the last at Ffos Las. Connections have always …[Read More]

Saturday selections

TODAY’S racing is a bit like after the Lord Mayor’s show. No Sprinter Sacre. No Imperial Commander. No Hunt Ball. But Ffos Las does offer the Welsh Champion Hurdle and there is a decent all-chase card at Sandown. In the Welsh Champion, Oscara Dara, pictured left, looks to have a stiff task at the weights …[Read More]