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Race of the Day – 29 Dec

Race of the Day – 14:05 Doncaster This is a really nice looking Listed mares’ chase at Doncaster where the going is good to soft. Briery Belle is on a four timer (two of the three wins being chases by big margins) and looks a horse with a bright future. Henry Daly trains Briery Belle […]

Stat of the Day, 29th December 2016

Wednesday’s Result : 14:00 Leicester : Foundation Man @ 4/1 BOG 2nd @ 6/1 – Led from 1st, ridden and headed 2 out, kept on and no chance with winner. Thursday’s pick goes in the… 11:45 Southwell Before I post the daily selection, just a quick reminder of how I operate the service. Generally, I’ll identify and share […]

Race of the Day – 28 Dec

Race of the Day – 14:45 Catterick A long distance handicap chase over three miles and nearly two furlongs for today’s Race of the Day, and a tricky looking contest to pick apart. Donald McCain runs Golden Investment here today, and he has an excellent record at the course over the past year. He’s had […]

Race of the Day – 27 Dec

Race of the Day – 12:50 Chepstow As always for this time of year, there is a lovely looking card at Chepstow, and this is a good looking novices’ handicap chase. Sykes is ridden by champion jockey Richard Johnson, and he has been in excellent form over the past month. From 81 runners, he’s had […]

Race of the Day – 26 Dec

Race of the Day – 15:35 Wetherby The Boxing Day Race of the Day comes from Wetherby, and a two mile handicap hurdle for those rated 0-115. Vodka Wells is the top weight and is also comfortably clear at the top of the Speed Ratings, with a mark of 122. He is trained by Rebecca […]

Race of the Day – 22 Dec

Race of the Day – 13:05 Bangor-on-Dee Today’s Race of the Day comes from Bangor, and the marathon handicap chase over in excess of three miles and five furlongs. There are currently ten runners going to post, and stamina is going to be key. Nigel and Sam Twiston-Davies have a very good record together at […]

Race of the Day – 21 Dec

Race of the Day – 13:05 Ludlow This is quite a nice looking novices’ chase at Ludlow where the ground is riding good to soft. Zamdy Man, Kilcrea Vale and Westren Warrior all looks chasers will real potential, especially Zamdy Man who was rated as high as 156 over hurdles. Martin Keighley appears to like […]

Race of the Day – 20 Dec

Race of the Day – 15:00 Southwell We go back to the flat today, with a one mile and six furlong handicap on the all-weather track at Southwell. Appleby and Curtis both have useful records here at Southwell over the past five years, and when teaming up together they’ve had three winners and six places […]

Race of the Day – 19 Dec

Race of the Day – 14:30 Ayr We start the week off at Ayr for Race of the Day, and this is a three mile handicap hurdle with the ground riding heavy, therefore stamina is going to be tested to the full. Nicky Richards has been in useful form of late, with five winners from […]

Stat of the Day, 17th December 2016

Friday’s Result : 5:15 Wolverhampton : Dougan @ 7/2 BOG 3rd at 3/1 – Mid-division, ridden and headway over 1f out, kept on. Saturday’s pick goes in the… 12:15 Lingfield Park Before I post the daily selection, just a quick reminder of how I operate the service. Generally, I’ll identify and share the selection in the evening before […]

Race of the Day – 15 Dec

Race of the Day – 19:00 Chelmsford A 0-75 fillies’ handicap over one mile and two furlongs on the all-weather track at Chelmsford for Race of the Day, and it’s a very competitive looking race. Maqam is making her handicap debut today, as can be seen from the ‘HC1’ next to her name, and Hannon […]

Race of the Day – 14 Dec

Race of the Day – 14:50 Musselburgh This is a 0-125 handicap hurdle over two miles and three furlongs on good ground at Musselburgh. Brian Hughes has been getting plenty of winners recently, with a strike rate of almost 25% for the past month. He also has very useful course form, with 12 winners (29.27%) and […]

Race of the Day – 13 Dec

Race of the Day – 14:10 Wincanton This is quite a useful looking beginners chase with several of the top yards represented. Fergal O’Brien and Paddy Brennan team up with the favourite Barney Dawn, and they have been in very good form of late. Over the past 30 days they’ve had 8 winners from 21 runners […]

Race of the Day – 12 Dec

Race of the Day – 14:20 Ffos Las This is a handicap hurdle over two miles at Ffos Las, and there are some decent looking horses on show. Bennys King is making his handicap debut after three second placed finishes in a row, and Venetia Williams does reasonably well with runners entering handicaps for the […]

Race of the Day – 9 Dec

Race of the Day – 13:30 Cheltenham There is a nice line up for this three miles and two furlongs handicap chase at Prestbury Park, and it is wide open from a betting perspective. Fergal O’Brien continues to be among the winners, he has ten from his last 41 runners for a level stakes profit […]

Race of the Day – 8 Dec

Race of the Day – 14:40 Taunton This is quite an open looking handicap hurdle at Taunton over two miles and three furlongs, with seven of the eight runners priced in single figures. Harry Fry is in excellent current form, with half of his runners getting a place over the past month. He runs the […]

Race of the Day – 7 Dec

Race of the Day – 12:35 Lingfield This is a seven furlong selling stakes on the artificial surface at Lingfield. As can reasonably be expected from a race of this quality, the standard of runners differs a lot and there is a huge variance on official ratings. Tom Dascombe has been in fine form of late, […]

Race of the Day – 6 Dec

Race of the Day – 14:50 Southwell A mile handicap on the all-weather at Southwell for today’s Race of the day, in a contest where plenty of runners have a chance. Alan Swinbank has been in really good form of late, with four winners from 15 runners (26.67%) for a level stakes profit of 13.50. […]

Race of the Day – 5 Dec

Race of the Day – 14:05 Ludlow We kick the week off with a mares’ handicap hurdle over two miles, and there appears to be a few decent young runners in the line up. Dan Skelton runs Late Night Lily here today, and she is making her handicap debut. Skelton has a useful record at […]

Race of the Day – 2 Dec

Race of the Day – 20:30 Dundalk One and a half miles on the artificial surface at Dundalk tonight, in what is a useful looking contest. Michael Smith, although not having a huge amount of runners, has an outrageously good record at Dundalk over the last five years. He has had 10 winners from 38 […]

Race of the Day – 30 Nov

Race of the Day – 17:15 Chelmsford This is a wide open looking affair over six furlongs on the artificial surface at Chelmsford. Dutch Golden Age is just the current favourite, and he is trained by Gary Moore, who has a very decent record here since racing began on this surface. He’s had 12 winners […]

Race of the Day – 30 Nov

Race of the Day – 14:50 Ffos Las This is quite a nice looking handicap hurdle at Ffos Las over two and a half miles, with the Venetia Williams trained Super Sam (who was highlighted on Race of the Day last week) looking for a quick-fire double after winning at Hereford. The letters HC after […]

Race of the Day – 29 Nov

Race of the Day – 15:00 Southwell This is a two and a half miles handicap hurdle with twelve runners at the moment. Mrs Burbridge is the current favourite and trainer Neil Mulholland has some very useful form here at Southwell, with 17 winners from 78 runners (21.79%) over the past five years for a […]

Race of the Day – 28 Nov

Race of the Day – 13:30 Ludlow We have a seven runner handicap chase over almost three miles to start the week, and with the outsider of seven currently priced at 10/1, it’s a very open looking race. Three Of A Kind is trained by Fergal O’Brien, and I seem to have mentioned him quite […]

Race of the Day – 25 Nov

Race of the Day – 15:30 Newcastle A very open one mile handicap on the all-weather surface at Newcastle is Friday’s Race of the Day, and it looks a tricky contest. Pickett’s Charge runs for Richard Guest for the first time today, and he has quite a useful record with horses he has inherited from […]

Race of the day – 24 Nov

Race of the Day – 15:15 Towcester We go to Towcester today for a 0-100 handicap chase over two miles and five furlongs, and there are currently 12 runners going to post. Kim Bailey, who runs the current favourite Texas Forever, has a useful record here at Towcester. Over the past five years he 18 […]

Race of the Day – 23 Nov

Race of the Day – 15:50 Hereford A wide open 0-105 handicap hurdle over almost two and a half miles, with plenty of runners appearing to be in with a chance. Evans Williams, who runs Jinsha Lake here today, has been in useful form of late, as can be seen by the green 14 and […]

Race of the Day – 22 Nov

Race of the Day – 13:40 Sedgefield This is a 0-105 handicap hurdle over two miles and one furlong on soft going. Hammond and O’Toole, who combine with Shalamzar here today, have a great record at this course for the past year as can be seen by the green C1 below their names. Having a […]

Race of the Day – 21 Nov

Race of the Day – 16:00 Chelmsford This is a five furlong dash on the artificial surface at Chelmsford, and it is a useful looking race with over £22k to the winner. Mick Easterly has two runners here today (Bowson Fred and Bosham) and he has an excellent record at the course. Over the past […]

Race of the Day – 18 Nov

Race of the Day – 14:55 Ffos Las This is a two miles and six furlongs handicap hurdle for horses rated 0-130, and it is an open looking contest. Rebecca Curtis, who runs Red Devil Lads here today, has been in fine form recently and has an excellent record at Ffos Las. Over the past […]

Race of the Day – 17 Nov

Race of the Day – 18:25 Chelmsford A very nice looking seven furlong handicap for today’s Race of the Day, with prize money of over 12k for the winner of this 0-105 event. Chookie Royale is comfortably the top rated in this field, and he won a strong conditions race last time out at Kempton […]

Race of the Day – 16 Nov

Race of the Day – 13:00 Warwick Today we have quite a nice looking mares’ novices’ hurdle over two and a half miles. Coco Des Champs makes her first start for Kim Bailey today, as can be seen from the letters TC after the horses name. If you click on these letters it will take […]

Race of the Day – 15 Nov

Race of the Day – 13:55 Lingfield This is a 0-85 six furlong handicap on the all-weather at Lingfield that currently has 12 runners. The entire field is very closely grouped on official ratings, with just six pounds covering them. Gorokai is at the bottom of the handicap but is rated well clear of the […]

Race of the Day – 14 Nov

Race of the Day – 15:20 Musselburgh This is a below average looking handicap chase over two and a half miles, with eight runners currently going to post. Thomson is the one trainer that has course form here at Musselburgh, as can be seen by the green C1 and C5 below his name. If we […]

Race of the Day – 11 Nov

Race of the Day – 19:35 Dundalk Dundalk hosts another nice evening card and this is a one and a half mile apprentice handicap. Sue Smith, who runs Empresario, has a really good long track record here at Dundalk. Over the past five years she’s had nine winners from 36 runners (25.00%) for a level […]

Race of the Day – 10 Nov

Race of the Day – 18:55 Chelmsford This is a 0-75 handicap over a mile on the all-weather evening card at Chelmsford, and with a field of 15 runners, it is quite a difficult puzzle to solve. Mick Easterly has a super record here over the past year, with 10 winners from 27 runners (37.04%), […]

Race of the Day – 9 Nov

Race of the Day – 19:25 Kempton Park There is quite a valuable prize money pot up for grabs in this one mile and three furlong handicap on the all-weather at Kempton tonight. There are several recent winners in the field and this looks quite an open contest. David Simcock has been amongst the winners […]

Race of the Day – 8 Nov

Race of the Day – 14:40 Sedgefield This is quite a useful looking handicap chase over two miles and three furlongs. Interestingly the majority of the trainers represented in this race have a very good course record, over at least the last year. Sue Smith doesn’t have the good course record, however she has a […]

Race of the Day – 7 Nov

Race of the Day – 15:15 Newcastle This is a one and a half mile handicap on the all-weather at Newcastle, with several runners that look to have a reasonable chanced based on their best form. The Resdev Way is chasing a hat trick, and has won three of his last four races, all of […]

Stat of the Day, 5th November 2016

Friday’s Result : 14:35 Warwick: Courtlands Prince @ 5/2 BOG – 3rd @ 2/1 (Chased leaders, mistake 3rd, pushed along after 5th, outpaced 3 out, soon weakened, mistake 2 out, went 3rd last) Saturday’s pick goes in the… 13:35 Wincanton Before I post the daily selection, just a quick reminder of how I operate the service. Generally, I’ll identify […]

Race of the Day – 4 Nov

Race of the Day – 16:00 Hexham  This is a two miles and seven furlong 0-100 handicap hurdle, and it contains so really experienced horses. Toarmandowithlove is well clear on the Speed Ratings with a mark of 114. The next closest is Solway Sam on 103. Lucinda Russell has an excellent record here at Hexham. […]

Stat of the Day, 4th November 2016

Thursday’s Result : 13:50 Musselburgh: Theligny @ 7/2 BOG – Non runner Friday’s pick goes in the… 14:35 Warwick Before I post the daily selection, just a quick reminder of how I operate the service. Generally, I’ll identify and share the selection in the evening before the following day’s race and I then add a detailed write-up later on […]

Race of the Day – 3 Nov

Race of the Day – 15:45 Newbury This is a useful looking two mile handicap hurdle with quite a few in with a chance. Peter The Mayo Man is chasing a hat trick and is making his handicap debut today. Both his trainer Neil Mulholland and jockey Noel Fehily are in great current form, as […]

Stat of the Day, 3rd November 2016

Wednesday’s Result : 15:00 Nottingham: Bondi Beach Boy @ 10/1 BOG – 3rd @ 6/1. (Switched right soon after start, soon tracked leader, ridden and every chance inside final furlong, unable to quicken inside final furlong) Thursday’s pick goes in the… 13:50 Musselburgh Before I post the daily selection, just a quick reminder of how I operate the service. Generally, I’ll […]

Race of the Day – 2 Nov

Race of the Day – 19:55 Kempton This is a nice looking Listed race over a mile and a half on the all-weather at Kempton. Western Hymn is the short priced favourite, and given that he has been competitive in Group 1 races in the past, it is easy to see why. As can be […]

Stat of the Day, 2nd November 2016

Tuesday’s Result : 14:50 Exeter: Whataknight @ 9/2 BOG – Non runner Wednesday’s pick goes in the… 15:00 Nottingham Before I post the daily selection, just a quick reminder of how I operate the service. Generally, I’ll identify and share the selection in the evening before the following day’s race and I then add a detailed write-up later on that […]

Race of the Day – 1 Nov

Race of the Day – 14:20 Exeter The Haldon Gold Cup at Exeter features on today’s Race of the Day, and this is a two mile and one furlong handicap chase. There are currently eight runners and it is a great looking field, including the 2015 Queen Mother Champion Chase winner, Dodging Bullets. The Phillip […]

Stat of the Day, 1st November 2016

Monday’s Result : 17:20 Kempton: Goring @ 6/1 BOG – Meeting abandoned after injuries to jockeys in an earlier race. Tuesday’s pick goes in the… 14:50 Exeter Before I post the daily selection, just a quick reminder of how I operate the service. Generally, I’ll identify and share the selection in the evening before the following day’s race and […]

Race of the Day – 31 Oct

Race of the Day – 15:45 Wexford A two mile beginners chase at Wexford to start the week off for Race of the Day, and there is an odds on favourite for the Gordon Elliott and Ruby Walsh combination, Ball D’Arc. If all eight runners stand their ground, it may present the opportunity of finding […]

Stat of the Day, 31st October 2016

Saturday’s Result : 14:45 Wetherby: Native River @ 13/2 BOG 2nd @ 5/2 (Led, driven after 4 out, headed approaching next, ridden before 2 out, kept on and every chance last, no extra towards finish opened 6/1) Monday’s pick goes in the… 17:20 Kempton Before I post the daily selection, just a quick reminder of how […]