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]

Shergar Cup and Saturday selections

I’M not quite sure what to make of the Shergar Cup. It’s decent PR for the sport but I’m not sure it offers much more. So I’m going to gloss over the jockeys’ competition in the unending quest to find winners. Talking of jockeys, Jamie Spencer (pictured left) captains the Great Britain and Ireland team …[Read More]

Daily Punt: Two to Tango

TIME for a new column. The Daily Punt. Each day (well, most days) we’ll be posting out our main fancy or fancies, based on hunches, information, form study or plain gut feeling. Hopefully we can find a few winners. Today’s racing is routine to say the least as we build up to Aintree but a …[Read More]

Dark Horses: Spencer perfect for Uchenna

UCHENNA has always pleased her trainer David Simcock (left) and she caught the eye with a striking debut run at Kempton. Today she looks to have a good chance of confirming that promise over a mile at Goodwood (2.55) in what is a decent maiden. At Kempton, Uchenna was slowly away and outpaced early on, …[Read More]