April 15 – April 20

April 16 – Newmarket – Tees Spirit – 79 Now the jumps season is coming to its conclusion, we are going to be predominately concentrating on the Flat and the first race that comes into focus this week was the five furlong sprint handicap on the first...

April 8 – April 14

April 11 – Aintree – Il Etait Temps – 75 The main focus of attention, of course, was on matters at Aintree and the meeting kicked off with a cracking novice chase won in taking fashion by the Arkle third. Having found two miles on the sharp side at...

April 1 – April 7

April – Ludlow – Balhambar – 61 Not a breakneck gallop by any means but a reasonable end product and a winner who could be a nice one to go to war with during the remainder of the season – especially on better ground. Very strong in the latter...

March 25 – March 31

March 26 – Taunton – Ryan’s Rocket – 65 Just touched off by the useful Fiercely Proud over this C&D when last seen, Fergal O’Brien’s gelding was understandably a popular choice with the punters to go one place better on his...

March 17 – March 24

March 17 – Down Royal – Faulty – 68 A strongly run maiden hurdle and Noel Meade’s gelding ran out a decisive winner. Unlucky not to get off the mark the time before, the son of Dunaden was extremely well backed to make amends and, having...