Daily Double July 9

THE Newmarket July meeting starts today but our first selection goes in the last at Doncaster. I saw HOT SPICE (5.40) romp home at Thirsk last week under an enterprising Graham Gibbons ride. He reappears quickly in an amateur riders’ race at Doncaster and will have the excellent Serena Brotherton in the saddle. He has …[Read More]

Notebook: Horses to follow June 1

IT’S Epsom Derby week… and without wanting to sound like an old fart, I do wish it was still on a Wednesday afternoon. Bunking off school early when I was a kid to race home to watch the race was part of the tradition. Anyway, Saturday it is, and this year the race has been …[Read More]