Monthly Archives: January 2012

Owners Insight – The Return of Oscara Dara…

In today’s ‘Owners Insight’ article Phil brings us smack bang up to date with the BG Racing story and also has some very exciting news about their boy OSCARA DARA… Hello all For reasons that will become obvious.  I want to bring this little story up to the present day all in one hit; hence…

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NTF 3 to follow from the weekend…

There was plenty of high class action going on over the weekend with numerous festival contenders lining up at Cheltenham, Leopardstown and Doncaster. Here are the three main horses that went in my notebook after the weekends racing – STAYING ARTICLE (E J O’Grady) – Saturday – 2.45 Leopardstown – 3rd in the 2m Boylesports…

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Owners Insight – Setting Up Ownership…

After a short break Phil Boyle (part owner of the Nicky Henderson trained Oscara Dara) returns with the next in his intriguing series of ‘Owners Insight’ articles. Hello all Welcome to the next instalment of this rather long and winding journey towards the current day! We have reached February 2009 and having visited the local…

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NTF 3 to follow from the weekend…

There was plenty of food for thought on the National Hunt front over the weekend and there were even some Cheltenham Festival clues thrown in for good measure. Here are the three main horses that went in my notebook after the weekends racing – ACKERTAC (Nigel Twiston Davies) – Saturday – 1.00 Ascot – 2nd…

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The McCain/Maguire Haydock Juggernaut….

It may well have been a miserable, wet and windy day at Haydock Park yesterday but that didn’t stop local lad Donald McCain banging in 4 winners and further enhancing his burgeoning reputation as a trainer on his way to the top. His four-timer yesterday took his tally of winners at the track since 2006…

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It can pay to be blinkered when it comes to McCain and Maguire…

Result from Tuesday 17-01-12 – 3.10 Ayr | 1st – TOTAL REBELLION | sp 16/1 The horse’s previous rules form was a rather average 8-0-0-0 and yesterday he was making his handicap debut. What was notable about him yesterday? He had been fitted with first time blinkers. Those of you that were on my flat…

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NTF 3 to follow from the weekend…

The recent cold-snap has managed to get its frosty hands on a couple of our National Hunt fixtures but in the main we have been pretty darn lucky with all things weather related. I for one won’t moan about the odd fixture or two being lost to the elements; if we cast our minds back…

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