Betfair Hurdle Preview

Britain’s richest handicap takes place on Saturday afternoon featuring in a card, I deem as the final substantial one in this country before the Cheltenham Festival, obviously we have Leopardstown across the sea on Sunday which is no doubt, one of the most prestigious days this season but everything leads towards the Cotswolds after this … More Betfair Hurdle Preview

Mulling over Mullins

  There is much to reflect upon when looking back over the fantastic weekend’s racing we just witnessed. With the Gold Cup favourite narrowly defeated by a valiant performance from the late Many Clouds, the turbulence of the Irish Arkle and lack of appearance or true performances from some of Mullins’ star performers, it’s safe to … More Mulling over Mullins

What do we know about Mullins’ Melon?

  With less than two months to the Cheltenham Festival many will either have their, ‘muggy accas,’ all sorted out, or they’ll be filing through the potential candidates for each race and whittling down to their four or five, ‘good things,’ for the week. It wouldn’t be Cheltenham without a Willie Mullins or Rich Ricci hype … More What do we know about Mullins’ Melon?

Where horses run, is it our business?

Across social media, particularly on the lead up to Cheltenham, there is a constant tirade from punters, bookmakers and fans of racing alike about particular owner’s or trainer’s choices on where they should or should not be running each individual horse of their string. Okay, putting aside our retirement fund accumulators, lucky 15’s and lets not … More Where horses run, is it our business?