Ante-post focus: Menorah the King George VI Chase value

PHILIP Hobbs and Richard Johnson can do very little wrong at present. Everything they run has to be respected as the Minehead yard is in stellar form. On Saturday MENORAH came close to providing another big weekend winner when just being outstayed by Silviniaco Conti in the Betfair Chase. This is a race that provides …[Read More]

Dark Horses: A Knight to remember

TODAY is last chance saloon for a horse that I’ve been waiting to shine for two years now. COLD KNIGHT was once regarded as among Alan King’s better bumper horses and he has shown glimmers of promise. But he hasn’t fulfilled the potential he has shown on the gallops. Today is his second run over …[Read More]

King George VI Chase preview

by Jack Milner at BetVictor WE ALL know what the real highlight of Christmas is ‒ and it isn’t listening to your nan bring back her sprouts via the rumblings of the methane-soaked sofa! No, one of the highlights of the horse racing calendar is the King George VI Chase at Kempton Park, a race …[Read More]

A Grey Day for Hayley?

It’s going to be a huge week for Hayley Turner as she prepares to become only the second woman to ride in the Derby. The upwardly mobile jockey’s riding skills just seem to get better and better, but before the razzmatazz of Epsom comes the bread and butter of riding at Kempton this afternoon and …[Read More]

Can AP McCoy do it again?

            One of the perennial joys of racing is watching AP McCoy boot home another winner. Yesterday he gave a riding masterclass at Newton Abbot and while it might be excruciatingly frustrating for rivals Richard Johnson, Jason Maguire et al, they will know that AP sets the standard. This statistic …[Read More]