Monthly Archives: July 2012

NTF 1 to follow from the weekend: Live long and prosper with Nicholls chaser…

Market Rasen hosted their big race day of the year on Saturday with the highlight on the card being the 2m6f Summer Plate Handicap Chase. The big race lived up to its star billing, producing a scintillation finish between the Lawney Hill trained I HAVE DREAMED and the Peter Bowen trained AL CO. AL CO was previously…

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NTF Summer Plate Analysis – Can Al Co land another Plate for Peter?

The big race of the day for most people this weekend is, naturally, the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes from Ascot. However, a few hundred miles further up the country (185 miles to be precise if you take the A46!) the big race of the day for National Hunt enthusiasts is the Betfred…

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NTF 1 to follow from the weekend: A 7lb claimer with a big future…

Whilst the weekend flat cards were being pummelled by this never ending rain we seem to be experiencing, turning the turf into something that closely resembled a quagmire (giggity giggity!), both National Hunt cards had the luxury of racing on Good ground!! Yes, you did read that correct – GOOD GROUND! The earth really seems to…

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NTF 1 to follow from the weekend: Win a few Bob with Owen…

Little in the way of National Hunt racing on yet another sodden British summer weekend, however, for all us twig-hopping fanatics out there Market Rasen did manage to stage an 8 race card on Sunday. My notebook remained shut for most of the card I must admit but there was one runner that had my…

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NTF 1 to follow from the weekend: Chasing the Next Exit…

It’s been a couple of weeks since my last ‘…to follow from the weekend’ post. Main reason being I’ve struggled to watch (and punt on) a serious amount of racing due to the house move! The house move is still trundling on but thankfully I was able to make space to watch a decent chunk of…

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