Monthly Archives: November 2014

What we learned from the weekend: 22nd & 23rd November…

Well that was quite a weekend wasn’t it?! It seemed like National Hunt superstars were tripping over themselves to compete for our affections! Willie Mullins unleashed both VAUTOUR and FAUGHEEN upon us whilst the likes of SILVINIACO CONTI, CUE CARD, DYNASTE and THE NEW ONE were strutting their stuff up at Haydock. We also had the lovable…

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What you should have learned from the 2014 Cheltenham Open Meeting…

  Hobbs/Johnson. ‘Nuff said. They owned that mofo! Six of the 17 races they could have had runners in were won by the combo, with Johnson firing in an extra winner in the final race just to make sure people knew who was the boss. Whilst McCoy is away Dickie will play… Although Hobbs &…

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What we learned from the weekend: 8th & 9th November…

It seems a weekend can’t go past without some sort of controversy at the minute. The latest kerfuffle came at Wincanton when the fast improving The Young Master was deemed ineligible for the Badger Ales Trophy AFTER he had demolished his opposition! Personally I won’t let that detract from the impressive display of the winner. What…

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What we learned from the weekend: 1st & 2nd November…

Another top weekend of jumps racing in the bag and a few more logs thrown on the National Hunt fire, keeping that flame burning bright as we reach deeper into the season. There were a number of Cheltenham Gold Cup potentials flexing their muscles up and down the country on Saturday and Sunday, some that were…

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