Monthly Archives: December 2011

NTF Xmas Quiz – The Answers

OK time to put some of you out of your misery by revealing the answers to the 2011 NTF Xmas quiz! NTF 2011 Xmas quiz answers – Q1 – How you might describe Chris Hoy when he isn’t very happy? (2nd letter of answer) A1 – PEDDLERS CROSS Q2 – He’s not English or Welsh…

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Owners Insight – High Moor High Jinks….

Phil Boyle returns today with his next ‘Owners Insight’ article. Over to you Phil…. Greetings to anyone who is reading these and I hope you have had a really great Christmas! High Moor Racing own several horses all with John Weymes at his yard at High Moor in Middleham, North Yorkshire and after an exchange…

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A Christmas Yankee……

An Irish based Xmas Yankee from NTF guest blogger Cathryn Fry…… This Yuletide, as well as Kempton and Chepstow, my eyes will be firmly fixed on the Leopardstown Christmas Festival, which runs from 26th – 29th December and features six Grade One Races. I have tried to stay away from the feature events for the…

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The 2011 NTF Xmas Quiz!

Ho Ho Ho! It’s that time of year again folks! The time for you all to get your thinking caps on in order to win some free bets courtesy of the good ship NTF (well Betdaq really but you know what I mean!). That’s right it’s time for the second annual NTF XMAS QUIZ! It’s…

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NTF 3 to follow from the weekend…..

Three horses from this weekend past that went in my ‘eye-catchers notebook’…… LIGHTNING STRIKE (Venetia Williams) – Friday – 3.05 Ascot – 8th in the 2m6f Handicap Hurdle It was perhaps not the manner in which he ran that caught my eye (it wasn’t anything to write home about) but more the fact that he…

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Owners Insight – Oscara Dara…..

OSCARA DARA (2-0-8-10-2 | (20+) | 22 | 0.38 | -0.45) – Trained by Nicky Henderson – Winner & runner-up in his 2 starts to date I imagine not everyone will be familiar with the above horse but hopefully over the coming weeks and months we will all learn a lot more about the gelding…

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The John Durkan Memorial Punchestown Chase

The John Durkan Memorial Punchestown Chase. Grade One. 5yo+  €52,000.00 2m4f Punchestown 11th December 2011   There were 8 horses left in the race after the forfeit stage on 6th Dec 2011. They are: Cooldine (151) 11-10 Hasn’t quite scaled the heights that looked possible when he ran away with the 2009 RSA Chase but…

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