Epsom Derby Pinstickers’ Guide

SIXTEEN colts will bid for Classic glory in the Epsom Derby over a mile-and-a-half on Saturday. It follows Monday’s five-day confirmation stage. The total prize fund for Britain’s richest race now stands at £1,379,500. Wowzers! Here’s a pinstickers’ guide to this year’s race: Romsdal  (John Gosden): A fast-finishing nose second to Orchestra at Chester and …[Read More]

Arthurian the stuff of Legend

HORSES for courses is a well-worn cliché but when it comes to finding winners it is a reliable system. Desert Orchid always looked unbeatable at Kempton, Bobs Worth has a growing love affair with Cheltenham while Red Rum and Aintree are embedded in racing folklore. On a more modest scale is ARTHURIAN LEGEND and Chepstow. …[Read More]