WIN tickets to the Fighting Fifth Hurdle at Newcastle

THIS COMPETITION HAS NOW CLOSED. WINNERS WILL BE NOTIFIED SHORTLY NIGHT Nurse, Sea Pigeon, Ekbalco, Kribensis, Dato Star, Floyd. The roll-call of stars who have won the Fighting Fifth Hurdle is pretty impressive. It is a key trial for the Champion Hurdle and one of the biggest racedays in the north. So we’ve …[Read More]

The 2016 Cheltenham Festival

ONE part of my day job is to write about racing. Well, it beats working… Sometimes I’m lucky enough to get to talk to leading figures in the sport of kings and while he might be in a different league financially to Paul Nicholls and Nicky Henderson, I was delighted to chat to Sandy Thomson, …[Read More]

Ante-post Cheltenham Festival tips

THE Cheltenham Festival is less than three months away and the markets for the championship races are slowly but surely beginning to take shape. Backing ante-post is an occupational hazard and it can often pay to wait until bookmakers go non runner no bet, In fact, one major online bookie is going NRNB on a …[Read More]