Ten horses to follow for 2016/17 jumps season

I LOVE autumn. Change is in the air. From green to brown, from sun to rain and from flat to jumps. October is the month where dreams begin to form for starry-eyed National Hunt owners, trainers and jockeys. Chepstow’s two-day meeting kick-started the jumps season last weekend with potential stars Ballyoptic, Rock The Kasbah and …[Read More]

Seeyouatmidnight the Scottish National value

MOUSE Morris certainly knows how to win a National. Rogue Angel and Rule The World have already done the business in the Irish and English equivalents and now he has his eye on a remarkable and unprecedented treble. Rogue Angel is being prepared for a possible tilt at Saturday’s Scottish national at Ayr – and …[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]