Monthly Archives: September 2011

NTF Q&A – Richard Hoiles

  Name – Richard Hoiles Occupation – Broadcaster and Commentator Years involved in racing – 1992-Present Day First horseracing memory – The Pilgarlic plodding on for a place in numerous Grand Nationals   Background…..   What first stirred your interest in horseracing? Actually going and standing by the open ditch at Plumpton when I was…

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Hendo to ‘bump’ Nicholls off top spot?

  “Henderson just 5-4 to wrest title from Nicholls” That’s what the Racing Post tells me anyway. Not a bet I’m likely to get involved in and to be fair I wouldn’t be underestimating anything that comes from the Paul Nicholls yard; they have more than just Denman and Kauto Star to go to war…

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Drive Chevy

Drive Cheve to the Levy(?)…..   I’m firmly of the opinion that every handicapper has a ceiling to their abilities – they have a rating they can’t (or at best struggle) to win above but can certainly win when on a mark below that ceiling. There is one such horse currently in training that fits…

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