Monthly Archives: January 2015

What we learned from the weekend: 24th & 25th January…

  Cheltenham Trials weekend generally provides us with plenty to mull over. The 2015 meeting was no different and it didn’t fail to deliver. Who stayed. Who didn’t. Which bubbles are still intact. Which have burst. Who handled the Cheltenham undulations. Who handled the jump in grade. Who was there as a fitness stepping stone… Some stepped up…

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What we learned from the weekend: 17th & 18th January…

That would have been a fairly quiet weekend…had it not been for the appearance of a certain Sprinter Sacre! Despite the sub-zero temperatures we were given plenty to talk about with the return to competitive action of ‘The Black Aeroplane’ at Ascot and he forms the start point of this weeks ‘What we learned from…

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What we learned from the New Year period: 1st – 11th January…

Happy New Year!! Yes, after spending the first week of 2015 in the ‘internet exclusion zones’ that are my extended families homes in the North East of Scotland (somehow even my own mobile wifi wasn’t playing ball, I smell sabotage!!) this is the first NTF Blog post of 2015! So Happy New Year racing fans, I…

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