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What we learned from the weekend

What we’ve learned since the start of 2017…

Harry Fry is red-hot at present. Happy New Year!! I know, I know. It’s been a while. As usual the family visiting duties consumed me in the early part of the year and as much as Mrs NTF and I try and fight it we do have to make an appearance every now and then with…

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The Kempton stats you need to know for Christmas…

Will Thistle Crack the Cue at Christmas? What we learned from the weekend? That you can’t see much racing through thick fog?!? So I’m going to dispense with my usual Tuesday blog post and instead of looking back at the racing just past I’m going to look forward to the racing that’s waiting just over…

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What we learned from the weekend

What we learned from the weekend: 10th & 11th of December…

Douvan. Still has all four legs pointing in the right direction! What we learned from the weekend? That it’s going to take something very special to beat Douvan this season!! Willie Mullins’ 6yo won as he liked on Sunday and once Paul Townend engaged second gear the race was over. A simple flick of the…

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What we learned from the weekend

What we learned from the weekend: 3rd & 4th December…

Many Clouds keeps busting the National ‘hoodoo’. If you want to introduce a newbie to the National Hunt game then just sit them down in front of a recording of last weekend’s Tingle Creek Chase! What. A. Race! I’m not sure exactly what it is about the two mile blitz around Sandown but time after…

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What we learned from the weekend

What we learned from the weekend: 26th & 27th November…

Native River on his way to Hennessy glory. The Hennessy Gold Cup at Newbury is probably one of my favorite handicaps of the season. The large field and end to end gallop involving a large slice of second season staying chasers makes it a fantastic race to get involved in from a punting perspective and…

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What we learned from the weekend

What we learned from the weekend: 18th, 19th & 20th November…

Paul Nicholls. Owning the Haydock chases since 2012. This National Hunt season just continues to build and build! Last weekend we had… Cue Card sauntering to his third Betfair Chase in commanding style. Coneygree making a satisfactory (?) return in the same race. Yanworth digging out a battling win over the dogged Lil Rockerfeller in…

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What you should have learned from the 2016 Cheltenham Open Meeting…

R.I.P grey boy… Well no doubt that was one hell of an emotional weekend of racing… Three days of epic racing over the demanding undulations of Prestbury Park. The legend that is Sprinter Sacre retired, safe and sound to live out his days basking in the glory of his many top-flight victories. Quickly followed, unfortunately,…

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